Taipei Fine Arts Museum director appointed after 2 years of controversy


With a new director Huang Hai-Ming set to take over in July 2012, observers hope the Taipei Fine Arts Museum will return to a more focused institutional direction.

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Asian Art Biennial 2011: 40 artists from New Zealand to Kazakhstan – event alert


Forty Asian artists are participating in the 2011 Asian Art Biennial. Curator Iris Shu-Ping Huang has asked each to reflect upon today’s “M-shaped” Asian society.

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Chin Chih Yang’s roving projections challenge Art Taipei audience: video and interview


Art Radar interviews Chin Chih Yang on the multidisciplinary work be brought to Art Taipei 2011

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Asian pavilions at the 54th Venice Biennale – first critic response


ART HK 11 is over and as art world attention moves back to Europe, we take a look at what pavilions from the Asian region are offering viewers at the 54th Venice Biennale.

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Taiwanese digital photographer Wu Tien-chang’s figures are limbless and costumed


Formerly an oil painter, Taiwanese-born Wu Tien-chang’s fascination with reincarnation, karma and national identity has lead him to create unsettling “digital paintings.”

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Get clued-up on Taiwanese art: Art Island profiles 200+ artists


Interested in Taiwanese art but struggle to find information? Art Island is a new publication that holds 200+ artist biographies.

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Taiwan digital art in rare established Paris gallery showing


Exhibition “False Friends/An Ephemeral Video Library” marks the first time Taiwanese digital art has been showcased in an established Paris gallery. Three Taiwanese artists, Ming-Yu Lee, Wu Shang Lin and Chia Wei Hsu, are among 24 international artists whose video-based works are on display in the city’s Jeu de Paume.

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Taiwan eco-art exhibition Going Green tours America – curator interview


Environmental art in Asia is not a subject we’ve touched on much here at Art Radar. So when we heard about “Going Green”, an environmental art exhibition that took Taiwanese artists and their art to America, we decided to interview curator Jane Ingram Allen to find out more.

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