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(FOX28 / 2021-10-10) The National Taiwan University of Arts(NTUA) held “Art Exhibition of Cross-Strait virtuoso and Young doctoral and master students Commemorating the 110th Anniversary of Xinhai Revolution” from October 8th to 17th, inviting well-known artists and young painters from Taiwan and Chongqing to exhibit 110 works to commemorate the 110th Anniversary of Xinhai Revolution.

Taipei, Taiwan (Merxwire) – The Asian art market has recovered, and Asian artists’ works have attracted the attention of collectors from all over the world. To commemorate the Revolution of 1911, from October 8th to 17th, the National Taiwan University of Arts held “The 10th Chongqing-Taiwan Art Direct Flight- Art Exhibition of Cross-Strait Virtuoso and Young Doctoral and Master Students”. During the event, famous artists and young painters from both sides of the strait were invited to exhibit 110 works, through their works commemorating the struggle and efforts of revolutionary martyrs in pursuing the well-being of the people. The exhibition site gathers ink wash paint, calligraphy, watercolor painting, and contemporary artworks, attracting the attention of many people and collectors. Wu, Li-Ying, ink painter from Hsuan Chuang University (HCU), her works have unique painting techniques and bright colors, and have been the focus of the art market in recent years.

This art joint exhibition aims to commemorate the 110th anniversary of Xinhai Revolution. With “Remembering the Revolution of 1911, the mountains and rivers are painted together” as the theme, through the innovation, perseverance, and patience shown by young painters, it cherishes the memory of Dr. Sun Yat-sen’s pursuit of national independence and determination. Painters from cross-strait are invited to participate in the joint exhibition. In Taiwan, the master and doctoral students of various universities are invited to exhibit 55 paintings. In Chongqing, ten well-known artists and 45 young painters are invited to participate in the exhibition. The works of art integrate the essence of Chinese and Western aesthetics, fully demonstrate the profoundness of Chinese aesthetics and culture. Furthermore, contemporary artworks show the importance of Conceptual art, which art hobbyists and collectors are highly concern.

Wu’s ink wash paintings have been the focus of the art market in recent years (Photo via Merxwire)
In the creation of traditional Chinese art, ink paintings are full of changeable brushstroke techniques and creative methods that emphasize intentions rather than entities and are deeply loved by many collectors. Participant ink wash painter and calligrapher Wu, Li-Ying said: “The talents of artists and students from cross-strait are amazing. Every painting on the scene is very brilliant and full of personal characteristics. It is an honor to participate in Chongqing-Taiwan Art Direct Flight’s exhibition activities and communicates with artists from different backgrounds. This time, the works exhibited adopt the three perspective methods proposed by the Northern Song Dynasty painter Han Zhuo. Through the overlapping of the distant and close views of the scenery, the bright red maple leaves and the magnificent cloud waterfall are highlighted, bringing the audience far-reaching Autumn impression.”

At the opening ceremony, Professor Lee, Tsung-Jen of the Department of Painting and Calligraphy Arts at the National Taiwan University of Arts, said: “Cross-Strait art exchanges have developed very well in the past few years. A few days later, it will be the 110th anniversary of the Revolution of 1911. Through art exchanges, we cherish the memory of martyrs and let the youth and people from cross-strait understand each other. Art comes from life and is used to record history and humanities. Therefore, it is good to have academic exchanges on both sides of the strait, the National Taiwan University of the Arts and Chongqing University. There are many academic exchanges, and there will be better expectations for the artistic development of both sides.”

“Chongqing-Taiwan Art Direct Flight” aims to promote exchanges between Chongqing and Taiwan through art exhibitions, calligraphy and painting discussions, and other activities, and increase the friendship between people from cross-strait. This event continued the mode of exhibiting works of art. In addition, it combined the excellent artworks of doctoral and master students on campus to add a novel and creative atmosphere to the event site. For this event, from October 8th to October 17th, art lovers can go to the B2 Truth, Goodness and Beauty Gallery, Research Building, National University of the Arts, Taiwan, to participate in art and cultural exchanges and experience aesthetic feasts.

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