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"The Essential and the Invisible" at the Madrid-based Museo ABC is the first show in Spain on the original works of Taiwanese illustrator Jimmy Liao.
Taiwan artist Chou Yu-cheng is one of the 55 international artists who have been invited to participate in the 2019 Lyon Contemporary Art Biennale.
Art Bank Taiwan has partnered up with the Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan) to the Holy See for a special light-themed art show.
Ministry Updates
Legacy of lacquer master on display in Taipei
Works by Wang Ching-shuang, a renowned painter who has immersed himself in the lacquer arts throughout his life, and his descendants are on view in a Taipei exhibition that consists of a century-spanning exchange of forms, stories, and values.
Hualien park to undergo new wave of transformations
The Hualien Cultural and Creative Industries Park will be transformed into a multi-functional complex that will offer business and consultation services as well as residency programs, exhibitions, and workshops by the fourth quarter of 2020.
Paiwan weaver revives traditional textile arts
Following months of studying Paiwan textile craftsmanship that was once considered a lost legacy, Ljumiyang, a master of Taiwan's indigenous weaving techniques, held a special showcase on utilizing traditional horizontal back-strap looms on Dec. 4.
Smart archive launched for prehistoric relics
The National Museum of Prehistory in Taitung County has become an adopter of wireless environmental sensors during the construction of its newly launched heritage preservation center to give prehistoric artifacts a better home.
Art bank holds showcase of new purchases
The phrase "I See You" most frequently brings to mind actor Takeshi Kaneshiro from the 2013 airline commercial. Art Bank Taiwan seeks to create a different dialogue by holding its annual showcase of new purchases in Taichung.
Cultural Features
"Godmother of Taiwanese Variety Shows" Chang Hsiao-yen has transformed standard variety shows and won the hearts of viewers across Asia. For as long as Taiwan has had television shows, viewers have seen her on their television screens.
Entertainer | Chang Hsiao-yen
A centuries-old building in Taipei — Dalongdong Bao'an Temple in Datong District — has been named a national historic site, bringing the total number of such sites in Taiwan to 100. "Dalongdong" refers to where the Danshui and Keelung Rivers meet.
Dalongdong Bao
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