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Taiwanese, Indonesian art organizations to co-launch 2021 Biennale Jogja

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Asia Exchange Foundation (TAEF) on Friday (Oct. 1) held a joint press conference with the National Culture and Arts Foundation (NCAF), the Kaohsiung Museum of F...

Taiwan to launch NT$4.5 billion art and culture bailout

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of Culture (MOC) announced Thursday (June 3) it is launching a NT$4.5 billion (US$150 million) relief plan estimated to benefit 70,000 art workers an...

Taiwan hosted only 'live' SDGs art show

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – SDGs Art 2021 featured installations, sculptures, and paintings from artists in Italy and Taiwan, at the Breeze Center exhibition center in Taipei. Inspired by the Unit...

How can art industry thrive post-pandemic?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A series of online English broadcasts features artists from Southeast Asian countries talking about how the art industry can thrive post-pandemic. "Art Connect,&qu...

Fish dumplings from Taiwan make a splash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An art teacher from Taiwan has created some remarkably lifelike goldfish and koi fish dumplings for the Lunar New Year. Chang Min-chen (張敏貞), a watercolor instructor fo...

Northern Taiwan museum kicks off 2021 with international artwork

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Jut Art Museum, Taiwan’s first private museum focused on architecture and urban development, began the new year with a special exhibit featuring a selection of i...

Taiwan Lantern Festival to feature kinetic art installation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 32nd annual Taiwan Lantern Festival, which will take place at six venues across Hsinchu, released one of the designs for its main lights on Wednesday (Jan. 6). The ...

Taipei unveils artistic manhole covers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei has unveiled eight artistic manhole covers featuring local characteristics as part of its public art project to beautify the cityscape. Titled the "Taipei M...

Photo of the Day: 'Memory' of old Taiwanese homes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese artist working in the U.S. painted this nostalgic scene of old homes in Taiwan on Jan. 29. The painter, Ruby Wang (@rubywangart), a 28-year-old Taiwanese co...

Models clad in black stir controversy at Taipei Fashion Week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In what appears to be a cultural misunderstanding, the 2019 Taipei Fashion Week SS20 stirred controversy on Sunday (Oct. 6) after several models were seen with their heads...

Taiwan printmaking delights Russia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Dozens of fine printed artworks from 18 Taiwanese artists are being exhibited at Babylon Gallery in Samara, a city in southwestern Russia. Taiwan’s printmaking te...

Rukai children win Golden Melody traditional arts and music award

A group of indigenous Rukai elementary school students captured one of 19 Golden Melody Awards prizes awarded Saturday for traditional arts and music in Taiwan, recognition they hope will get more peo...

East Asian 'Herstory' abstract art exhibition free until Aug 9

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— The Taipei Fine Arts Museum (TFAM) launches the exhibition "The Herstory of Abstraction in East Asia" showcasing the abstract paintings of East Asian female artis...

Cardinal gives blessing to art exhibition held at Taiwan embassy in Vatican

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Centering around the motif of light, an exhibition that discusses faith, care, and cultural inheritance on the island of Taiwan kicked off at the country’s embassy i...

Polymer art space holds final show reflecting oppressive Taiwanese art industry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Polymer art space will be closed due to its upcoming expiring lease in December. In order to commemorate its five-year's in the space, Polymer will hold a performance ...