We in America have some idea of what is going in art in China, Japan, and South Korea, but we seem to know almost nothing about contemporary Taiwanese art.
In the first solo exhibition by a woman artist representing Taiwan at the Venice Biennale, Cheang questions the legal and visual regimes that have shaped sexual and gender norms over time.
30 years later, suggestive liquor bottles and inflatable military tanks capture the fraught response to the legacy of civil disobedience in China and Taiwan.
While Turner Prize-winning artist Mark Wallinger called the decision to identify Taiwan as a state independent from China an “error,” it has engendered a global discussion.
In Taiwan, there is a church.
OAKLAND, Calif. — As the economy steadily improves around the world, there remains a long tail of after-effects, from homes lost to the housing bubble to increased debt burdens families may have had to assume during the worse parts of the recession. Less discussed are the mental health effects.
For the past week, White Fungus, a Taiwanese art magazine, was tucked under my arm as I frolicked and gallivanted through New York. I realize that some people love to sit at home, drink peppermint tea and read in bed. But I go out.
This mirage-like structure is Sou Fujimoto’s winning proposal for the Taiwan Tower International Competition. Designed for Taichung in west-central Taiwan, the unusual park rises 1,000 feet above the cityscape.
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.”