• 2023


    Mr. Zhong Han has been awarded the "Knight of the Order of Leopold" by Belgium.

    On the afternoon of March 27th, 2023, a ceremony was held at the Belgian Ambassador's Residence in China to present Mr. Zhong Han with the "Knight of the Order of Leopold" award.

    [CAFAa Lecture Series] Inside Outside in brief

    PETRA BLAISSE, Inside Outside’s founder and lead designer, works in a multitude of creative areas including interior design, landscape architecture, exhibition and textile design. Blaisse worked from 1978-1986 for the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam in the department of Applied Arts, after an education in the visual arts.

    [CAFAa Lecture Series] Ephemeral monuments: Brazilian Pavilions, International Exhibition

    Carlos Eduardo Comas studied architecture in Porto Alegre (Arquiteto, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul), Philadelphia (M. Arch, M.C.P. University of Pennsylvania) and Paris (Docteur en Architecture, Université de Paris- Saint Denis). His doctoral dissertation is titled Précisions brésiliennes sur un état passé de l'architecture et l'urbanisme modernes, d'après les projets et ouvrages de Lucio Costa, Oscar Niemeyer, MMM Roberto, Affonso Reidy, Jorge Moreira & cie., 1936-45.

    CAFA establishes ‘Art and Archaeology’ center to fuel China’s national research

    The Research Center for Art and Archaeology (RCAA), a center that merges the research of art history and archaeology, was established on Saturday at the Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) in Beijing.

    Fan Di'an met with the dean of KEDGE Business School

    Fan Di'an met with Alexandre de Navailles, Dean of KEDGE Business School, and his delegation on March 16, 2023, including Vice President Santiago Garcia and Prof. Marc Daumas, the Higher Education, Research and Innovation Counselor at the French Embassy in China.

    Light, shadow show lifts Shenzhen's night economy

    The latest light and shadow art show in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, has energized the city's nighttime economy and diversified its public spaces.

    Fan Di'an Meets with Belgian Ambassador to China

    On March 14, 2023, the Belgian Ambassador to China, Jan HOOGMARTENS, and Counsellor Johan VAN HOVE, visited the Central Academy of Fine Arts in China to discuss and exchange ideas on strengthening cooperation in the cultural and artistic fields.

    NFT artworks in Beijing reveal ‘A New Possibility’

    The rapid development of technology is changing the world in every aspect, including the art world. Crypto art, art preserved as part of a blockchain in the form of non-fungible tokens, or NFTs, has stormed Beijing's CAFA Art Museum with the new Crypto Art: A New Possibility exhibition, the first international, large-scale cryptographic digital art exhibition in China.

    Lu Zhengyuan's solo exhibition debut the 12th International Sculpture Festa in Seoul

    Lu Zhengyuan's solo exhibition in Seoul, South Korea, opened at the 12th International Sculpture Festa in Seoul on March 2nd, 2023.The solo exhibition presented more than ten sculptures, paintings, and videos. Exhibition Venue: COEX Convention and Exhibition Center, Seoul, Korea

    Abstract art exhibition reflecting on social changes held in Beijing

    An abstract art exhibition is being held in Beijing reflecting social changes during China's reform and opening-up in the past 45 years. The exhibition, Jin Rilong: Inner Voice in the Universe, showcases 50 paintings by artist Jin Rilong, and is being held at One Art Museum.

    Design MiamiPodium x Shanghai kicks off

    The Design Miami/Podium x Shanghai fair opened its doors in Zhang Yuan, a historical Shikumen compound in Shanghai's Jing'an district, on March 8.

    US filmmaker holds on to his roots in China as a Beijinger

    Promotional materials of The Wandering Earth II are seen out of a cinema in Beijing. Photo: VCG "White face with a Beijinger's soul," this is the self-description of US filmmaker Andy Friend who has gained new popularity after playing the role "Mike" in the Chinese sci-fi blockbuster The Wandering Earth II.

    Prominent artist reviews career spanning 45 years

    From figurative method to expressionism and then abstractive art, Ma Lu, an eminent oil painter, has heralded a movement to build a distinctive language of painting in the scene of contemporary Chinese art.

    Forum discusses how art therapy paints social influence

    Art therapy is emerging as an alternative approach to healing and improving mental well-being, yet its effects are still unknown to many.


    Liu Xiaohui's solo exhibition "Hibiscus" opens at White Space

    Liu Xiaohui's first solo exhibition at White Space, "Hibiscus," will open on February 25, 2023, and run through May 3, 2023. This exhibition will present the artist's latest paintings.

    Liu Zhao,the first board member for the China region of ATypI

    Ms. Liu Zhao has been successfully re-elected as a board member of the Association Typographique Internationale (ATypI), the world's largest organization for typography and type design, for the term from 2023 to 2025. She is also the first female designer from mainland China to be elected to the board of the association. Founded in 1957 by Charles Peignot, the manager of the French type foundry Deberny & Peignot, ATypI is a non-profit international organization for the typography industry, with a history of 66 years. Its members are mainly typography and type designers, representatives of type foundries, graphic designers, and letterpress printers from all over the world. The association holds large-scale typography conferences in different cities around the world every year.

    Discovery | Associate Professor Bai Bingyang of the Sino-French Institute of Management in Arts and Design at the Central Academy of Fine Arts featured in top international scientific journal "Nature".

    Recently, a peculiar-looking new species of ancient insect from the Jurassic period was named Palaeoneurorthus baii, after Bai Bingyang, an associate professor at the Sino-French Institute of Management in Arts and Design(CAFA- IMAD) at the Central Academy of Fine Arts who has long been studying paleontology in his spare time.


    CAFA assists the 3rd China Xinjiang International Art Biennale to present harmonious symbiosis

    The 3rd China Xinjiang International Art Biennale kicks off on Jan 10, 2023, and this year's exhibition theme is "Harmonious Symbiosis."

    Wuhan Biennale 2022 opens ceremoniously with Fan Di’an as the chief curator

    The “Communication through Art: Wuhan Biennale 2022” opened ceremoniously at the Wuhan Art Museum (Qintai), on the morning of December 28, 2022. As another post-Covid milestone event in the Chinese literary and art circles, this biennial is an ode of art to the heroic city of Wuhan, and an art feast that the city presents to its heroic people.
  • 2022


    EMPTY·THEATRE,Solo exhibition of Lu Zhengyuan

    A vibrant world was suddenly being frozen. The globalized epidemic has shaken the structural relationship between the individual and the original social system. Individuals break away from the old routine of the original life and slipped into a chaotic, isolated and almost rootless state. People are eager to re-establish a stable, rational and perceptive world of their own.