The Executive Yuan has approved an eight-year program to transform the Taipei-based Taiwan Contemporary Culture Lab (C-LAB) into a creative powerhouse that encourages the convergence of contemporary art, technology, and society.
As part of the Ministry of Culture's ongoing efforts to reconstruct Taiwan's music history, an annual international symposium on Taiwan's contemporary music development took place on Dec. 6 and 7 at the Taiwan Traditional Theatre Center.
After two months of working on their creations as residency artists at the Taiwan Comic Base, three sets of talented artists are showcasing their completed works from Dec. 31, 2019 until Jan. 12, 2020 at Taipei's leading comics destination.
The Ministry of Culture held the "Traditions and Innovations: A Southbound Gathering" event to showcase the latest accomplishments of ongoing southbound projects and cultural exchanges on Dec. 13 at Taipei's Huashan 1914 Creative Park.
A total of 10 books and four documentary films on senior Taiwanese artists is now available from the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts. This latest installment is part of the Ministry of Culture's efforts to preserve the nation's artistic legacy.
Late Taiwanese artist Lin Chih-chu devoted his life to raising the status of eastern gouache, which is also known as dis-temper or glue-color painting. Moreover, he had been at the forefront of efforts to promote this culturally significant style of painting.
Shiy De-jinn was a prominent figure among the post-war artists who crossed the strait and adopted Taiwan as their homeland. He sought to inject new vitality and thought into classic Chinese paintings while drawing upon local sights and scenes.