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Taiwanese visual artist John Yuyi kicks off her solo exhibition in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New York-based Taiwanese artist John Yuyi (江宥儀) kicked off her new solo exhibition in Taipei last week, inviting visitors to walk into a fantasy world and experience an ar...

Photo of the Day: Taiwanese office ladies looking for lunch

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An illustration of female office workers from Taiwan strutting past a typical local eatery went viral on social media this week. On Wednesday (Dec. 16), a user of the s...

Taiwan launches booklet in Japan to promote Taiwanese literature

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first issue of “Taiwan Books” has been published in Japan with the aim of introducing contemporary Taiwanese literature to Japanese readers. The booklet...

Taiwanese artist grabs 2 top awards at Japanese manga contest

A Taiwanese artist known by his pseudonym Gene has won two top prizes at this year's Kyodo International Manga Anime Award, a Japanese contest that is held annually for aspiring manga artists from...

Photo of the Day: Artist sketches M1A2T for Taiwan's National Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To celebrate Taiwan's National Day (Oct. 10), a Taiwanese artist drew this intricate illustration of an M1A2T Abrams tank. Thomas Chen (陳安平), 25, who is a Taiwanese...

2020 Taiwan Indigenous Tourism Festival to kick off next week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2020 Taiwan Indigenous Tourism Festival (2020台灣部落觀光嘉年華) will take place at Taipei's Songshan Cultural Park from Sept. 18 to Sept. 20, featuring music, dances, pain...

Papercutting art from Taiwan’s Matsu Islands lives on

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese artist from Taiwan’s outlying Matsu Islands is seeking to revive the art of papercutting, a traditional handicraft that is hanging by a thread. Chen C...

Close-up of Taiwanese graffiti artist Fu Hsing-han

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At the end of Taipei's Wuchang Street, which is known for its concentration of movie theaters, alert visitors will quickly become aware that they have roamed into anot...

Taiwan restaurant owner apologizes for spreading CCTV image of Jay Chou

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The owner of a popular Italian restaurant in Taichung made an apology to the most popular Taiwanese Mandopop star, Jay Chou (周杰倫), after sharing a CCTV screengrab of Chou ...

Taiwanese Eslite Gallery relocates after decades in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Eslite Gallery opened its new location in Taipei with a contemporary art exhibition titled "Artivate" last Saturday (May 23). One of Taiwan's...

Taiwanese artists win Lucille Lortel Awards in US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two Taiwanese theatrical artists took home awards at the 35th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards in New York on May 3. The Lucille Lortel Awards recognize achievements in New...

Online art fair Taipei Connections extended due to increased demand

Taipei (Taiwan News) — Taipei Connections, an online art fair, will be extending its run on the digital platform Ocula through Sunday (May 10). Taipei Dangdai announced on its website that Ta...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan 'Bubble Tea Passport'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese artist has created these whimsical designs for a new Taiwanese passport based on the country's famous drink, as legislators and members of the public call ...

Novel program to boost Taiwan artist income amidst coronavirus to run til May

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The mutual aid project titled "Artist Support Pledge," founded by UK artist Matthew Burrows, which aims to help artists get through the coronavirus epidemic, has...

Photo of the Day: 'Starry Taipei Night'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 28-year-old Taiwanese engineer painted this whimsical impressionistic scene of Taipei based on Vincent van Gogh's famous masterpiece. The artist, Jacky Wang, who ...