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ISSUE #445
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.
"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.
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
Taiwan drafts blueprint for national museum development
Echoing the new definition of museums as "democratizing, inclusive and polyphonic spaces for critical dialogue about the pasts and the futures," Taiwan held a four-part forum to draft a white paper on museum development and cultural citizenship.
Nine heritage sites recognized for preservation efforts
At an awards ceremony held in Taichung's Cultural Heritage Park, nine Taiwanese historic sites chosen from 19 finalists were recognized as successful preservation models that can inspire the multitude of historic sites in Taiwan to follow suit.
Taipei holds showcase of Tibetan miniatures
"Tibet At a Glance: Special Exhibition of Tibetan Miniatures" at Taipei's Mongolian and Tibetan Cultural Gallery is an artistic and soul-searching experience that will lead exhibition-goers on a journey shrouded in the beauty and charms of Tibetan culture.
Nantou spotlights transformational craft stories
"Craftsmanship x Diversification: Paths to Innovation" in Nantou showcases the transformational stories of 20 Taiwanese crafts brands. When traditional crafts encounter modern life, these are the challenges that craftspeople face.
Taichung hosts major exhibition on late gouache artist
An exhibition showcasing a grand selection of late Taiwanese painter Lin Yu-shan's donated artworks and rarely seen sketches is running through March 22 in Taichung to celebrate the oeuvre and life of the influential Eastern gouache artist.
Cultural Features
Samuel Shih is an award-winning artist whose works express a perfect combination of the highly difficult and strict technical nature of ceramic work while maintaining a narrative of philosophical ideas. Providing viewers with different visual experiences from different standpoints, his works are meant to be appreciated slowly.
Ceramic Artist | Samuel Hsuan-yu Shih
Theater actor, playwright, and director Wu Hsing-kuo has been compared to Laurence Olivier, one of Britain's most remarkable stage actors, by The Times. Trained in both traditional and modern theater, Wu founded Contemporary Legend Theatre in 1986, aiming to revitalize the declining Peking opera.
Stage Actor | Wu Hsing-kuo
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