Eight Views of Taiwan

Lin Pang-soong, Xue Song, Zhou Gang
September 19 – October 17, 2015




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Xue Song, Ali Mountain, 2013
Richard MC Chang and Xue Song, Lukang, 2014
Zhou Gang, Martial Temple, Tainan, 2014
Lin Pang-soong, Yehliu, 2014
Zhou Gang, Sun Moon Lake, 2014
Xue Song, Taipei, 2013
Mazu, 2014
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Xue Song, Ali Mountain, 2013
Richard MC Chang and Xue Song, Lukang, 2014
Zhou Gang, Martial Temple, Tainan, 2014
Lin Pang-soong, Yehliu, 2014
Zhou Gang, Sun Moon Lake, 2014
Xue Song, Taipei, 2013
Mazu, 2014
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Works



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Lin Pang-soong, Keelung Temple, 2015
Lin Pang-soong, Tainan Confucius Temple, 2014
Lin Pang-soong, Taruko Gorge, 2014
Zhou Gang, Taichung Confucius Temple, 2014
Zhou Gang, Lukang Lungshan Temple, 2014
Zhou Gang, Fort Provintia, 2014
Xue Song, Dragon and Tiger Pagodas, 2014
Xue Song, Ali Mountain, 2014
Xue Song, Eternal, Spring Shrine, 2014
Xue Song, Yehliu, 2014
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Lin Pang-soong, <i>Keelung Temple,</i> 2015
Lin Pang-soong,<i> Tainan Confucius Temple, </i> 2014
Lin Pang-soong, <i>Taruko Gorge, </i>2014
Zhou Gang, <i>Taichung Confucius Temple,</i> 2014
Zhou Gang, <i>Lukang Lungshan Temple,</i> 2014
Zhou Gang, <i>Fort Provintia, </i>2014
Xue Song, <i>Dragon and Tiger Pagodas,<i> 2014
Xue Song, <i>Ali Mountain,</i> 2014
Xue Song, <i>Eternal, Spring Shrine,</i> 2014
Xue Song, <i>Yehliu, </i>2014
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Eight Views of Taiwan first appeared in 1694 in the official Taiwan Chorography. In the four following centuries, the list of Eight Views has undergone a series of changes according to the times, due to not only the island’s development and social growth, but also the people’s choice of aesthetics and sense of cultural identification. What makes a scenery beautiful? A viewer’s opinion often oversteps the boundaries of objectivity. From 2013, three cross-strait artists, Lin (Apex) Pang-soong, Zhou Gang, and Xue Song, were invited for the Eight Views of Taiwan creation project. Without a preconceived list of Eight Views, the artists were invited to travel around Taiwan, and through their experience and interaction with the island, each represent the scenery in their own artistic language, ultimately painting a view into the cultural and historical heritage of Taiwan.

Curator Elaine Suyu Liu

Lin Pang-soong, Xue Song, Zhou Gang

September 19 – October 17, 2015
Reception: Saturday, September 19, 3:00 pm
Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 2:00 – 6:00 pm




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