Taiwan’s exhibition for the 2017 Venice Biennale — Doing Time — opens at the Palazzo delle Prigioni on May 10.
Like the process of self-psychotherapy, the exhibition RIVERRUN offers a broadly inclusive, all-encompassing view of the writing and reading of art.
Many of the individual pieces have merit, but the works neither shed light on one another nor enable a coherent dialogue.
Seen by many as a highly influential figure in the history of conceptual and performance art, Tehching Hsieh’s renown emanates from a staggering series of One Year Performances in the early 1980s: ‘rule-based’ works conducted at the limits of human endurance.
With contributions from more than 80 artists, Taipei Fine Arts Museum and guest curator Corinne Diserens will present a rich, five-month long artistic program interweaving exhibitions, performances, screenings, symposiums, readings, conferences, and workshops in on-going collaborations with various cultural and educational institutions.
Taipei Fine Arts Museum has announced Tehching Hsieh as the sole artist, representing Taiwan with an exhibition to be curated by Adrian Heathfield at the 57th International Art Exhibition, Venice Biennale 2017.
It’s hard enough compiling best-of lists for single cities — try the world.
After having been released on bail in June, Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei received a notice today from Chinese authorities that indicates he owes $2.3 million (15 million yuan) for “tax evasion.”