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In his solo exhibit Very Hard (很辛苦), Chou Yu-cheng (周育正) appropriates images from mass media to criticize how they are produced. According to Chou, the innumerable images that bombard our visual environment deserve further scrutiny. His photographs offer a different narrative on contemporary consumption.

■ Aki Gallery (也趣), 141 Minzu W Rd, Taipei City (台北市民族西路141號). Open Tuesdays to Sundays from noon to 6:30pm. Tel: (02) 2599-1171

■ Until Jan. 31

Saint Everything (眾物昇天) is a solo exhibit by Chen Wen-hsiang (陳文祥). In his digital images, Chen seeks to recreate drawings of artistic muses, such as Venus and Guanyin (觀音), to illustrate the universal nature of artistic creation.

■ La Chambre Art Gallery (小室藝廊), 31, Ln 52, Siwei Rd,

Taipei City (台北市四維路52巷31號). Open Tuesdays to Sundays from noon to 9pm. Tel: (02) 2700-3689

■ Until Jan. 31

Painter Shih Yi-shan (施懿珊) positions himself as a biologist studying nature to find deeper truths about human behavior in Once Human (聽說,我們曾經是人類). Shih’s delicate paintings of blooming flowers and vast seascapes offer much for reflective souls.

■ Galerie Grand Siecle (新苑藝術), 17, Alley 51, Ln 12, Bade Rd Sec 3, Taipei City (台北市八德路三段12巷51弄17號). Open Tuesdays

to Sundays from 1pm to 6pm. Tel: (02) 2578-5630

■ Until Feb. 11

Chen Yu-zhi (陳昱志) depicts completely nude men and women in various poses in his solo exhibition at Ping Pong (乒乓). Chen’s photo-realist paintings depict pairs of young Taiwanese who stare directly at the viewer in an almost confrontational show of sexuality.

■ Ping Pong (乒乓), 290, Zhongyang N Rd Sec 2, Taipei City (台北市中央北路二段290號). Open Wednesdays to Sundays from 1pm to 6pm. Tel: (02) 2895-8883

■ Until Sunday

Tsai Hsien-yiu (蔡獻友) continues his examination of Taiwan’s environment with a new series of oil paintings at Kaohsiung City’s Show Gallery (小畫廊). The solo show depicts the richness and variety of the country’s flora.

■ Show Gallery (小畫廊), 166, Shizhong 1st Rd, Kaohsiung City (高雄市市中一路166號). Open Thursdays to Mondays from 1pm to 7pm. Tel: (07) 215-0798

■ Until Feb. 11

Harmony Mask is a series of oil paintings by contemporary Lithuanian artist Sigitas Staniunas. Staniunas’ surreal paintings draw on a vocabulary of mythical figures placed in dreamlike landscapes.

■ Alot of People (一票人票畫空間), 63-1 Yongkang St, Taipei City (台北市永康街63-1號). Open Tuesdays to Sundays from 2pm to 10pm. Tel (02) 2358-3713

■ Until Jan. 30


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