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Talented multimedia artist, Tony Oursler

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Tony Oursler is known as the American pioneer multimedia and installation artist. He tried to bring the virtual images to reality by videos, sculptures, and performance art, forming his unique way to present his works.

Joint exhibitions - Liquid Love & Sound Meridians co-presented by MoCA Taipei and TheCube Project Space

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The exhibition in this file is divided into two group exhibitions, "Sound Meridians" and "Liquid Love". The two group exhibitions have their own themes, but there are subtle similarities between the two, presenting a reflection of current society and history. The two sub-topics of the exhibition are located on the first and second floors of the MoCA Taipei, respectively.

New Aspect Presents - MEDEA by Contemporary Legend Theatre

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跨世紀的前衛、壯闊經典劇作《樓蘭女》,是一齣為愛癡狂、毀天滅地的慘忍悲劇,1993年首演於國父紀念館,轟動一時,曾為劇場界丟下一顆震撼彈。《樓蘭女》改編自希臘三大悲劇詩人之一尤里庇狄斯最著名的劇作《米蒂亞》(Medea),運用東方色彩再造希臘悲劇經典。2021年,原班人馬將江湖重聚,兩位京劇名角吳興國和魏海敏再度攜手合作。

Banksy lost his trademark of《Flower Thrower》

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Due to his failure to admit his true identity in court, British street artist Banksy lost a copyright lawsuit against British greeting card company Full Color Black and his own trademark work Flower Thrower. This decision was made by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).

Just lost another superstar Luchita Hurtado 1920-2020

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Artist Luchita Hurtado passed away on the 18th of last month at the age of 99. In 2019, she was selected as one of the 100 most influential people in《Time Magazine》(Time 100). There are only two artists on the list, and she is one of them.

Art Market

20 Years of Contemporary Art Market Review

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Artprice Online Platform, an international art database published a report called “20 Years of Contemporary Art Market Review” (compiled by CEO Thierry Ehrmann). It combines the changes that the contemporary art market has gone through over the past 20 years. YiArt has summarized some key points and examples for readers, so that they can better understand some of the aspects of the contemporary art market, along the way.

2019 The Armory Show

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In its 25th anniversary, the historic "The Armory Show" will be held for a four-day exhibition at the piers on the Hudson River in New York from March 7th to 10th.

2018 Hong Kong Sotheby’s Spring Auction

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Sotheby's 2018 Spring Auction was held at the Hong Kong Pacific Place from March 29 to April 3. This year, Sotheby’s Hong Kong started to split Modern & Contemporary Art Evening Sale into Modern Art Evening Sale and Contemporary Art Evening Sale.

Willem de Kooning's Untitled XII sells for $3.5m at 2018 Art Basel HK

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Within the first hours of the VIP preview, Lévy Gorvy Gallery sold Willem de Kooning’s abstract painting Untitled XII, 1975, for $3.5 million to a private collector.

Picasso Painting Sells for £49.8 million at Sotheby's London

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"Femme au Beret et a la Robe Quadrillee (Marie-Therese Walter),1937" which was created by Pablo Picasso has sold for nearly £50 million (about NT$20 billion) at the Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale at Sotheby's London. The buyer still remained unknown bid the portrait by telephone, and the price is far higher than the original estimate of £36 million.

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Xiaguirou Artist Village II

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Graduated from the Royal College of Art to the Spanish artist Jorge Rivera, Xiaguirou mountain artist village is where he learns about Taiwan culture. Apart from art, he can also know the daily life of Taiwanese. The artists create together and form a group.

Xiaguirou Artist Village I

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There is an artist village in the New Taipei City where along the north-west direction of Tamsui District, a place named Xiaguirou mountain. The place worked with several artists starting from artists Lin shuen long, Yang Shih-chih and Yang Jen-Ming at 2000. When artist Chang Ling returned to Taiwan from France, Lin was looking for a place to set-up a studio. Chang showed him around an abandoned place in Xiaguirou mountain.

Thoughts on Art and Creation (part 2) Interview with Chihung Yang

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About Art and Reflecting Current Times

Many people say that art should reflect current times, but Mr. Yang has a reserved attitude towards this statement. He believes that truly good art does not reflect current times, but reflects life situations and eternal beauty.

Thoughts on Art and Creation (Part 1) Interview with Chihung Yang

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In addition to his creative achievements, Mr. Yang has a profound understanding of artistic concepts, and presents exciting insights on the dialectic and abstract creations of Eastern and Western cultures.

Pont D’Art Publishing Ltd-Interview with the founder, Chen Bo Gu, Selected books online exhibition 11/4/2020-1/31/2021

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Found in December 2017, Pont D’Art Publishing Ltd, which focuses on the category of art books, is the minority of the Taiwan publishing industry. The company has been come out of press for five overseas art publications. The founder, Chen Bo Gu said that his books are for everyone, not only workers within the art industry but as a bridge for people to get to know about art.