11 national pavilions and exhibitions to see at the 57th Venice Biennale in 2017

Art Radar gives you a selection of must-see national presentations at the 57th Venice Biennale.

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Tale of two Taiwan cities: 4 day contemporary art tour

Art Radar spent four days in Taipei and Taichung visiting art galleries and museums and found an active and thriving contemporary art scene that embraces Asian and Western art in a wide range of media.

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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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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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Taipei Arts Awards 2011 win for mechanical installation artist Han-chih Liu

A focus on machines and narrative drive has bagged Taiwanese artist Han-chih Liu (劉瀚之) the Grand Prize in the coveted Taipei Arts Awards for 2011.

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Anselm Franke to curate “global systemic crisis” themed Taipei Biennial 2012

German curator and art writer Anselm Franke will curate a biennial that draws its thematic inspiration from “the current situation of a global systemic crisis.”

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Tsong Pu discusses six artworks: Part III – On local recognition of local art and the cube redefined

TAIWANESE CONTEMPORARY ART INSTALLATION TAIWAN-CHINA RELATIONS ARTIST INTERVIEW When Tsong Pu was studying overseas in the 1970s he would introduce himself as Chinese or as being from China. Later, as China opened it’s borders and more art from the country was … Continue reading

Tsong Pu discusses six artworks: Part II – Installations and art funding

TAIWAN CONTEMPORARY ART ARTIST INTERVIEW INSTALLATION In this second of three interviews, Tsong Pu reveals the concepts behind two important installations, Transposition of Light and Water (1992) and Backyard in June (1997). In it, he shows that works aren’t always … Continue reading