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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...

Paris art fair to go ahead despite virus pandemic

PARIS (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic has led to the cancellation of this year's premiere global art fairs since March, stymieing the main commercial artery of the multibillion-dollar industry. ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Aug. 18, the 231st day of 2020. There are 135 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Aug. 15, the 228th day of 2020. There are 138 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Augus...

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...

Trade show blues: Exhibitions go virtual as virus spreads

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Fine wines and hipster gin. Hunting rifles and knives. Contemporary paintings and million-dollar sports cars. They're all marketed at trade events that are quickly going dark...

The Latest: Hong Kong cancels major art fair amid outbreak

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on a virus outbreak that began in China (all times local): 10:10 a.m. Art Basel Hong Kong, a major cultural and business event for the cit...

Work by Taiwanese artist projected onto Taipei 101 during exhibition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Dangdai is cooperating with Taipei 101 to project the artwork of Taiwanese artist Michael Lin (林明弘) onto the wall of the iconic skyscraper each day until Sunday (Ja...

Taipei Dangdai 2020 featured artworks revealed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Dangdai 2020 features contemporary artworks from 99 international galleries at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center from Jan. 17-19. The second edition of Taipei Dan...

Alligators, pricey bananas and naked people: 2019 in Florida

ST. PETERSBURG (AP) — In 2019, Florida Banana managed to eclipse Florida Man. From alligator antics to naked people doing wacky things, Florida did not disappoint in the weird news department this yea...

Couple who bought $120k banana art sense it will be iconic

MIAMI (AP) — A Miami couple who bought a headline-grabbing banana duct-taped to a wall have acknowledged the absurdity of the artwork, but say they believe it will become an icon and plan to gift it t...

Dazzling Christmasland festival illuminates New Taipei tonight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City's annual Christmasland will light up tonight (Nov. 15) in New Taipei City Plaza and for the rest of the holiday season will include lights shows, marke...

New Taipei's 2019 Christmasland festival lights up tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City's annual Christmasland light show will light up on Friday (Nov. 15) in New Taipei City Plaza and include light shows, market fairs, stage performances,...

New Taipei's 2019 Christmasland gala lights up on Nov. 15

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City's annual Christmasland light show will light up on Nov. 15 in New Taipei City Plaza and will include light shows, market fairs, stage performances, and...

10 must-go arts and culture events taking place in Taiwan this October

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is abounding with arts and culture this October, and Taiwan News has selected 10 must-go events happening across the island, from Taipei in the north to Kaohsiung i...