Lyse Lemieux’s interview with Radio-Canada (CBC) is available online from April 21, 2023. In her Vancouver studio, Lemieux talks about her interdisciplinary practice, including painting, sculpture, installation, and public art. Having worked in this studio for thirty-six years, she finds inspiration and freedom here. The space is filled with the artist’s canvases, brushes, and tools; all brilliantly captured in the video interview.
Lyse Lemieux in her studio, Vancouver. Photo: Radio-Canada / Pierre Beaudoin
Body, Abstraction and Concept: Performance, and Post-Modernity – Wang Yigang Solo Art Exhibition opens April 7 to June 11, 2023 at the Chengdu Art Museum. The exhibition is divided into four sections presenting Wang’s works from his university period to the present spanning over forty years. Wang Yigang constantly explores the contemporary possibility of abstraction, and continues to question his existing creative methods and concepts.
Installation View, Chengdu Art Museum, Chengdu. Photo: Song Zhuoran
The Father of Modern Ink, Liu Kuo-sung’s large-scale retrospective at the National Gallery Singapore opens from Jan 13 to Nov 26, 2023. The exhibition features over sixty paintings and 150 archival items from the Taipei-based artist’s career of over seventy years, as well as highlights Liu’s innovation and contribution to the developing the genre of Modern Ink Painting.
Installation view, National Gallery Singapore. Photo: National Gallery Singapore
ERA OF PRINCIPLE AND NO PRINCIPLE – Calligraphy as a Visual Form opens Jan 20, 2023 to April 24 at Hengshan Calligraphy Art Center at Taoyuan Museum of Fine Arts. Curated by Wu Chao-Jen of Tunghai University’s Department of Fine Arts, the exhibition invites Taiwanese and international artists to explore calligraphy as a visual form in Contemporary art and its possible future development as a practice.
Installation View, Hengshan Calligraphy Art Center, Taoyuan. Photo: TMOFA
In welcoming 2023, National Cellar 1573 and Shanghai-based artist Xue Song celebrate the launch of Brilliant Mountains of Pine baijiu liquor. Limited to editions of 60,000 bottles worldwide, the product design is inspired by Xue Song’s mixed-media collage work, featuring auspicious colours and motifs in a traditional landscape setting.
National Cellar 1537 New Year Product Launch Party. Photo: Courtesy of Li Youyou
The Comos of Liu Kuo-sung – Multi-media Interactive Exhibition is now on view at National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung and runs through Nov. 27. The interactive digital installation is inspired by the Museum’s comprehensive collection of the Father of Modern Ink’s artworks.
Installation View, National Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung. Photo: NTMOFA
Lyse Lemieux’s So Dawn Goes Down To Day opens Sept 17 at the Art Gallery at Evergreen. The solo exhibition focuses on the Vancouver-based artist’s recent paintings, as well as an accompanying sculpture that points to the ongoing influence of textiles in Lemieux’s interdisciplinary practice.
Lyse Lemieux, Dorsale. La Couleur de mes mots, 2022 © Lyse Lemieux. Photo: Rachel Topham
The academic seminar to Tzeng Yong-ning’s solo exhibition, Primitive Landscape of Belief, titled The Belief of Art – Tzeng Yong-ning’s Art Career, will be held on April 27, 2022 from 1:20 to 3:10 pm in the Library conference room of National yang Ming Chiao Tung University. Conducted in Mandarin Chinese, the seminar’s speakers include artist Tzeng Yong-ning, Richard MC Chang of Loftyart Gallery, and Lin Han-chun of the Yilan Museum of Art.
Installation View, NYCU Arts Center. Photo: Richard Chang
In celebration of Liu Kuo-sung’s 90th birthday, National Taiwan Normal University and The Liu Kuo-sung Archives presents Paving the Road to Contemporary Ink – Liu Kuo-sung Archives Exhibition 1940s – 1980s. Showcasing important letters, documents, and photographs from Liu’s extensive career of over seventy years, the exhibition runs from April 16 to May 11, 2022 at NTNU’s Dechun Gallery.
Liu Kuo-sung, Self-Portrait, 1951 © The Liu Kuo-sung Archives