01.03.17 by Staff

Brilliant Pixelated Wood Sculptures by Artist Hsu Tung Han

Taiwanese artist Hsu Tung Han creates incredible figurative sculptures that appear to be dissolving into a field of pixels. Approaching each piece like a puzzle, Han carefully plans through sketches and clay models before the final wood segments are carved. See more images below.

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28.02.17 by Staff

Reader Submission: Debby Wu

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France-based illustrator Debby Wu asked four Asian girls she follows on Instagram a series of personal questions and created an illustration for each based on their responses. The questions ranged from the kind of software they use most on their computers to how easily they feel insecure in love. See more from “Asian Girls Insecure” below.

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27.02.17 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Huang Po-Hsun

Dreamy work by Taiwanese artist Huang Po-Hsun. More images below.

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11.08.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Jude

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A selection of work by Taipei, Taiwan-based illustrator Jude. More images below.

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01.08.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Teng-Yuan Chang

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Artist Teng-Yuan Chang imagines the end of the world. See more images from Chang’s narrative series below.

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25.09.15 by Jeff

Pow! Wow! Asia Tour

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Usugrow painting in Shibuya as part of Pow! Wow! Japan

 

The international arts festival, Pow! Wow!, has just announced their next two events will be back to back weeklong exhibitions in Japan and Taiwan, starting October 17th. The Asia Tour roster includes renowned artists Faith47, Kinsey, Fafi, Jeff Soto, Case, Kevin Ancell, Ben Horton, Naturel, and many others. Local artists, including one of my personal favourites, Usugrow (seen above), have already started on a giant mural in Shibuya in the lead up to the event.

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27.08.15 by Jeff

Bad Day: 12-Year-Old Kid Falls in Museum and Punches Hole Through $1.5 Million Painting

If you’re having a bad day today, just be glad you aren’t this kid. At an art exhibition in Taipei called “Face of Leonardo: Images of a Genius”, a 12-year-old Taiwanese boy tripped and fell into a 350-year-old oil painting by Paolo Porpora, putting his hand right through the artwork. The painting called “Flowers” is valued at $1.5 million. (source)

Hopefully the gallery staff have some duct tape! Photos of the damage below!

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11.03.15 by Jeff

Taipei-Based Artist: Shih Yung-Chun

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Glorious paintings by Taipei-based artist Shih Yung-Chun. I love these so much. Lots more images below.

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