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ISSUE #448
"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.
An exhibition that offers an up-close look at Taiwanese beliefs surrounding the afterlife is now underway at Musée départemental des Arts asiatiques.
Taiwanese artists A-Sun Wu and Paloma Chang are holding a two-part exhibition to showcase their artworks at Galerie Vallois in Paris.
Co-organized with Taiwan Tourism Bureau, the exhibition is a photographic showcase of Taiwan's small mountainous towns, railways, and lantern festivals.
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
‘35th New Year Prints Exhibition of R.O.C.’
The Taichung-based National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts will present the "35th New Year Prints Exhibition of R.O.C.: A Flourishing Year of the Rat" from Dec. 28, 2019 through April 12, 2020 to introduce prize-winning works from its annual zodiac-themed prints competition.
‘Hong Kong Literature from Yesterday into Tomorrow’
An exhibition showcasing the collections, manuscripts, and newspaper clippings of Hong Kong's prominent literary figures such as late wuxia novelist Louis Cha and late poet Leung Ping-kwan will take place at the Tainan-based National Museum of Taiwan Literature from Jan. 17 through May 24.
‘The Illusionist on the Skywalk’
Writer Wu Ming-yi's short story collection "The Illusionist on the Skywalk" has been adapted into a two-volume graphic novel by two comic artists. To mark the launch of the graphic novel, an interactive art exhibition will be on view at the Taipei-based Taiwan Comics Base from Jan. 17 to Feb. 15.
‘Exhibition of Taiwan Beiguan Arts’
The "Exhibition of Taiwan Beiguan Arts" curated by the National Center for Traditional Arts brings together over 350 relics of Beiguan music from across Taiwan. As the biggest exhibition focused on Beiguan arts in recent times, it is slated for Dec. 7, 2019 to May 23, 2021 at the NCFTA's Yilan Park.
Cultural Features
Cheng Tsung-lung is a contemporary choreographer whose works often take inspiration from his childhood and adolescent life. He was the resident choreographer for Cloud Gate 2 from 2006 to 2010 and is now the artistic director of Cloud Gate Dance Theatre.
Choreographer | Cheng Tsung-lung
Hailed as the "Father of Taiwan's Fauvist Movement," Chang Wan-chuan was not an overnight sensation, but rather a Taiwanese testament to the power of unrelenting artistic passion. With his unchained spirit and command of bold colors and heavy strokes, the artist-educator found fame in the 1970s when he was in his sixties.
Painter | Chang Wan-chuan
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