An opulent exhibition on Chinese empresses, on view now at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Mass., includes ultrarare loans from the Palace Museum in Beijing.
A German theater company’s staging of the Henrik Ibsen play “An Enemy of the People” invited audience members to voice their complaints about society.
Chen Shi-Zheng, who has staged opera and theater work around the world, has not presented a public piece in his native China since 1996. He hopes two major shows in Beijing will open eyes and minds.
China’s heavy-handed attempts to drive tens of thousands of migrant workers out of big cities have inspired a backlash of paintings, songs and poetry.
The museum, which will display artifacts from the Palace Museum in Beijing, is a sign of growing cultural ties between mainland China and Hong Kong.
Using complex and proprietary optics, the Imago camera creates life-size portraits directly on photo paper. A second Imago is in the works for Beijing.
The artist said organizers did not obtain his consent for the exhibition, which draws on works held by private collectors.
The Chinese classical pianist Lang Lang, a cultural ambassador for New York, enjoys the city’s museums — and music in the streets and subways.
Ms. Jiang, ranting from the comfort of her cluttered Beijing apartment, draws millions of viewers each week with her fast-talking and satirical videos.