When aesthetics bring two together

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X+Q Art Design for Masterpieces of Chinese Painting 700 - 1900, V&A Museum, London

The active expansion of Chinese consumer power has inevitably caught the attention of the demand-led art market in Europe. With economic capital sure to change hands, it remains to be seen whether this renaissance in Chinese art will allow the East and West to establish a common ground through shared cultural understanding.

China and the second child

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Photographer Luo Hao for GQ China

There is going to be a boom in the numbers of middle-class babies in China, born to educated, travelled parents; what opportunities will this boom offer to those catering for their needs as they grow up?

China Philharmonic Orchestra Debut at BBC Proms

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China Philharmonic Orchestra at BBC Proms

China Philharmonic Orchestra making a debut at BBC Proms with a triumph of programming with young pianist Haochen Zhang, and a trumpet concerto Joie éternelle, by the Chinese composer Qigang Chen, co-commissioned by the BBC and KT Wong Foundation.

In Spite of it All

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Fascinating stuff – In Spite of It All is a must see exhibition if you want to get under the skin of the modern multi-cultural Arab people.