Taiwanese painter Lien Chien Hsing’s fictional reality – picture feast


Lien Chien Hsing returns Taiwan to nature, imagining its future as a country of ruins, in his paintings on show as part of “Between Reality and Fiction: Sceneries of the Mind”.

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New Zealand artist Kerry Ann Lee digs into Taiwan through image and ruin


On 16 June 2012, New Zealand contemporary artist Kerry Ann Lee held her temporary art installation “The Parallel City Picture Show” in Taipei’s Ruin Academy.

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Indian artist Sunil Gawde to create artwork for Taiwan subway line


Taiwan’s Bureau of High Speed Rail has commissioned Indian artist Sunil Gawde to create a public art installation for the airport subway line.

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Political spectre looms over Ai Weiwei Taiwan exhibition – round up


“Ai Weiwei absent” wrapped up at TFAM on 29 January 2012 after a three-month-long run. Art Radar takes a look at its reception and the political questions surrounding the show.

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Engaging tour of public sculptures in Taipei – Borneo Post Online


In his November 2011 BorneoPost online article, writer Ghaz Ghazali explores Taipei and thrusts the city’s public art into the limelight.

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Unravelling history in “Japanese House” – Tomoko Yoneda at ShugoArts


Japanese-style houses built in Taiwan at the turn of the century are the subject in a new series by photographer Tomoko Yoneda, called “Japanese House”.

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Brazilian Ricardo O’Nascimento combines sound and textile in Taiwan artist residency


Brazilian new media artist Ricardo O’Nascimento was artist in residence at the Taipei Artist Village from May to June 2011. Read about how the city influenced his art.

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Where to see blue-chip art in Asia for free: Wall Street Journal reveals city secrets


The Wall Street Journal has uncovered some of the top but up-to-now somewhat secret spots in Asia to view collections of blue-chip contemporary and modern art.

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