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Taiwan’s World-Class Ink Wash Painter and Calligrapher Release New Works, Thousands of People Watched the Live Video

by Ferre Keira
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In recent years, Chinese ink painting has been valued in the international art market, and its prices have repeatedly hit record highs. The “Chinese Art and Culture Exchange Association” artists jointly exhibited new work, the first combined exhibition in recent years. It has attracted the attention of art lovers and art appreciation experts from various countries, and the number of live broadcasts exceeded thousands. In addition, the event attracted many Taiwanese art collectors with strong purchasing power to visit the collection.


A group photo of participating artists. (Photo via Merxwire)

New York, NY (Merxwire) – According to The Art Basel and UBS Global Art Market Report, Taiwanese collectors have the highest spending power in Greater China. “The Third Taiwan-Shandong Masters Invitational Exhibition and Emerging Award Presentation,” which has attracted the attention of Asian, North American, and European art collectors, was held from October 27 to November 14 at the Art Museum of the Cultural Affairs Bureau of Hsinchu County, Taiwan. This exhibition is sponsored by the National Art League, inviting many well-known artists to exhibit more than 400 paintings. In addition, the show solemnly invited the Chinese Art and Culture Exchange Association to participate in the exhibition. Many famous artists exhibited beautiful works, and the number of live broadcasts exceeded thousands.

Live Streaming on YouTube. (Video via Merxwire)
Artists shared their experiences live, and the number of online audiences exceeded thousands. (Photo via Merxwire)

The Chinese Art and Culture Exchange Association is a long-established calligraphy and painting association composed of famous calligraphy and painting artists. Many members jointly exhibited in this joint exhibition, contributing to the first joint exhibition in recent years. Chinese Art Exchange Association Honorary Chairman Cheng, Mei-Hsiang, Vice Chairman Hsu, Yu-Hui, Secretary-General Wu, Li-Ying, Supervisor Chiu, A-Chiao, Shen, Hsiang-Ping, and Chou, Yao-Tsung were invited to participate in the live broadcast, sharing the skills and creative experience of ink painting and calligraphy, It has attracted the attention of art lovers, collectors, and industry experts around the world, and the number of people online has exceeded thousands, triggering a boom in online or on-site exhibitions.

According to statistics, 65% of collectors spend more than US$50,000 on art purchases through online platforms, with Taiwanese collectors spending the most. Ink Wash Painter Wu, Li-Ying, the works on display attracted the public and art collectors to stop and admire. Over the years, she specializes in ink painting techniques and color inks, making ink paintings present a new vision of coexistence with tradition. Wu Yanying said: “Under the guidance of Professor Li, Chien-Yi, Dean of the College of Art Design, Hsuan Chuang University in Taiwan, I have a further understanding and improvement of art understanding and techniques. I hope that art creation can spread Chinese art.”

Although Taiwanese collectors generally purchase and collect artworks through galleries or auctions, 21% of collectors still express their enthusiasm for participating in art exhibitions, showing the unique charm of on-site appreciation of paintings and the appeal of artists. The invitational collection of the famous Taiwan-Shandong Masters Invitational Exhibition diversified works of art. Many artists come to the exhibition to exchange knowledge and skills of artistic aesthetics with the audience. The show lasts for 19 days. Calligraphy and painting friends from all walks of life can visit and appreciate together during the collection. Calligraphy and ink painting, experience Chinese culture and art feast.

Recommended artwork for this exhibition:
Ink Wash Painter Cheng, Mei-Hsiang “When the Grapes Are Ripening”
Ink Wash Painter Wu, Li-Ying “Stretching Peaks and Falling Waterfalls”
Ink Wash Painter Hsu, Yu-Hui “Fortune, and Peace”
Ink Wash Painter Chiu, A-Chiao “Splashed Ink Landscape”
Ink Wash Painter Shen, Hsiang-Ping “Sika Deer”
Calligrapher Chou, Yao-Tsung “The Confucius Analects-Shu Er”

Exhibition info:
Exhibition title: The Third Taiwan-Shandong Masters Invitational Exhibition and Emerging Award Presentation
Date: October 27 to November 14, 2021
Location: The Art Museum of the Cultural Affairs Bureau of Hsinchu County (No. 146, Xianzheng 9th Rd. Zhubei City, Hsinchu County, Taiwan)

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