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ISSUE #252
Lo Ch'ing – a celebrated painter, poet, and calligrapher who has helped reinvigorate Chinese ink painting – is holding a solo exhibition at the University of Maryland.
Cloud Gate Dance Theatre, one of Taiwan's most illustrious dance companies, is touring six US states in a celebration of the troupe's 45th anniversary.
"Shifting Momentum" – the first survey of Taiwanese abstract art packaged as an exclusive exhibition – is making its world debut at Asian Week New York.
Using food literature as a starting point, "Taste Taiwan" has curated an audiovisual experience exploring the nostalgia and cultural significance of Taiwanese delicacies.
The historic Twin Oaks estate, one of the most iconic witnesses to Taiwan-US relations, is hosting a special contemporary art exhibition by young Taiwanese artists.
Ministry Updates
Minister visits upcoming Kaohsiung landmark
Accompanied by Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chu, Culture Minister Cheng Li-chiun visited Kaohsiung on March 14 to experience the aural charms of southern Taiwan’s upcoming cultural landmark – the National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts.
Art exhibition launched with universal accessibility
Employing the principles of universal design, the Taichung-based National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts has launched a permanent exhibition crafted with cultural access and equality in mind.
Cultural Features
Chen Hsiu-hsi — Taiwan's first lady of cross-linguistic poetry — was an accomplished poet born during the Japanese colonial era who did not learn to write Chinese until she was 36 years old. Drawn from ordinary life, her poems are highly valued today for their nativist sentiment and social observations.
Poet | Chen Hsiu-hsi
Lee Rong-chun was a Yilan-based novelist whose literary works only came to light after his death in 1994. Though he never lived to enjoy fame, his works are honored and appreciated for his style and insights today. His literary legacy became an important reference for understanding the defining spirit and mood of his time.
Novelist | Lee Rong-chun
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