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 ...

Taichung Prefectural Hall to transform into contemporary art hub for Taiwan's artists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taichung Prefectural Hall (臺中州廳) will be transformed into a center dedicated to Taiwanese art as part of the Ministry of Culture’s effort to revitalize the centr...

600-piece artwork collection returns home to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Sun Ten Museum in Irvine, California has donated its entire collection, free of charge, to Taiwan’s Ministry of Culture. It was received in a ceremony in Taichun...

Review: Grand Opening of the National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts, Weiwuying

Saturday saw the grand opening of the latest large-scale cultural project in Kaohsiung, the National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts (衛武營國家藝術文化中心). Situated in Weiwuying Metropolitan Park, on the si...

Sculpture from Taipei 101 cable takes place in US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Disused steel elevator cable from Taipei 101 has been reborn as a contemporary sculpture by Taiwanese artist Kang Mu-hsiang (康木祥), and has taken place in Washington, D.C.,...

Taiwan Culture Minister signs accord with French museum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – During her visit to France, Culture Minister Cheng Li-chiun (鄭麗君) signed a cooperation accord with the Musée du quai Branly – Jacques Chirac, a Paris museum w...

Museum of Fine Arts' exhibit explains Taiwanese art history

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One of the last surviving professional Taiwanese ballad singers, Yang Xiu-qing (楊秀卿), played the yueqin Thursday to promote the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts' (M...

Taiwanese artist showcases printmaking techniques in exhibit at SYS Memorial Hall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese artist and designer Zhong Youhui (鐘有輝), who studied Japanese printmaking techniques extensively in Japan, is holding an exhibition of his works at the National...

Bringing new life to traditional glove puppet theater with passion and creativity

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – SamadhiTang Creative Puppet Troupe (三昧堂創意木偶團隊) is a glove puppet theater troupe formed not by professional puppeteers or puppet makers, but by a group of enthusiasts whose...