‘Floating crosswalk’ on outlying Taiwanese island a new Instagrammable spot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A “floating" pedestrian crossing in Kinmen County, an outlying island of Taiwan, has emerged as a new Instagrammable spot. Located on a river embankment in J...

Appeals court approves of $6.7M award to graffiti artists

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court in New York gave its approval Thursday to a $6.7 million award for nearly two dozen graffiti artists whose spray paintings at a once-famous site that attracted ...

Protest messages shared in Hong Kong Lunar New Year packets

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's anti-government protests are putting a new spin on a Lunar New Year tradition. Every year, adults hand out red packets stuffed with cash to children and...

Photo of the Day: Painful massage in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This colorful mural on a wall at a riverside park in Taipei appears to show a customer getting more than they bargained for from a deep tissue massage. The photo of the...

Photo of the Day: 'Sewing Corner' in Kaohsiung by Elian Chali

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Argentinian artist created this vibrant mural on an apartment building in Kaohsiung. The 31-year-old, Elian Chali, was born and raised in Cordoba, Spain, where he cu...

Photo of the Day: Drab building comes to life in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A French artist painted this vibrantly colored piece on an apartment building in Kaohsiung. The 39-year-old artist, Nicolas Barrome Forgues, is a native of Saint-Jean-d...

Photo of the Day: Whimsical seascape street mural in Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A French artist painted this vibrantly-colored street painting in Kaohsiung over the course of nine days. The 39-year-old artist, Nicolas Barrome Forgues, is a native o...

Street art of Nipsey Hussle in LA breathes life into legacy

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Along busy highways, on the sides of buildings and inside a school basketball court, more than 50 colorful murals of Nipsey Hussle have popped up in Los Angeles since the beloved ra...

Eastern philosophy, Western penmanship, modern artistry: exhibition by Taiwan graffiti artist Creepy Mouse

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Eastern philosophy, Western penmanship and modern street sensibility collide at the new exhibition of Taiwanese graffiti artist Creepy Mouse (異鼠). The self-described &l...

Optical illusion helps Louvre's famous pyramid turn 30

Gallery of British mystery artist, Banksy, coming to Taiwan for first time

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The internationally renowned and famously mysterious street artist, Banksy, will have works showcased in Taiwan for the first time in 2019. The Phillip’s company ...

Banksy tribute to Paris terror attack victims stolen

A memorial painting by artist Banksy has been stolen from the Bataclan concert hall, where 90 people were killed in the coordinated 2015 Islamist terror attacks in Paris, the venue announced Saturday....

Givenchy designer puts on debut menswear show in Paris

PARIS (AP) — Designer Clare Waight Keller unveiled her first menswear collection for storied house Givenchy at Paris menswear week Wednesday as actress Laura Dern caught up with The Associated Press a...

International street art exhibition being held at the Mandarin Oriental Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Mandarin Oriental Taipei is holding an international street art exhibition for the first time between Dec. 15, 2018 and Feb. 18, 2019. Entitled “ALL THE RAGE ...

Celebrate the festivities and enjoy gastronomic delights at Mandarin Oriental Taipei

Embrace the season’s celebratory spirit and fill your heart with the festive warmth and your holiday with Mandarin Oriental, Taipei’s specially curated offers and promotions in the most ma...