Time Games - Contemporary Appropriations of the Past
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This exhibition presents: The works of 23 Taiwanese contemporary artists who, since the 1990s, have springboarded their creative explorations fro… Read More
This exhibition presents: The works of 23 Taiwanese contemporary artists who, since the 1990s, have springboarded their creative explorations from local historical and cultural contexts, as well as individual life experiences. Based on the subject matter of the appropriated works, the exhibition is divided into seven categories, harkening back to the classification system of dynastic China: Landscapes; Taoism and Buddhism; Human Figures; Tales of the Mysterious; Calligraphy; Flowers, Birds and Beasts; and Photographic Images. In this way, it examines the intentions of contemporary artists in appropriating these classic works, and the ways in which they have refashioned the past. Read Less
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