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An abbreviated guide to Taipei’s galleries

By Noah Buchan  /  Staff reporter

Lee Chen-dao, Cat Fight — Love Kick (2013).

Photo: Aki Gallery

Aki Gallery (也趣藝廊)

Year established: 2002

Exhibited artists: Lee Chen-dao (李承道),Wu Yih-han (吳逸寒), Kuo Chih-hung (郭志宏) and Lo Chan-peng (羅展鵬)

Art info: Specializes in Japanese, German and Taiwanese contemporary painting and sculpture

Asia Art Center (亞洲藝術中心)

Year established: 1982

Exhibited artists: Li Chen (李真), Liao Yu-an (廖堉安), Gao Xingjian (高行健) and Xu Bing (徐冰)

Art info: Founding members of Art Taipei, the gallery shows contemporary Taiwanese and Chinese art with a focus on painting and sculpture. Was the first gallery to exhibit the work of Nobel laureate Gao Xingjian

Chi-Wen Gallery

Year established: 2004

Art info: Contemporary avant-garde photography and video art

Eslite Gallery (誠品畫廊)

Year established: 1989

Exhibited artists: Jeng Jun-dian (鄭君殿), Yeh Tzu-chi (葉子奇), Su Wong-shen (蘇旺伸), Lin Yen-wei (林彥瑋) and Kuo Chwen (郭淳)

Art info: First to exhibit contemporary art in Taiwan, and continues to lead with a roster of both established and emerging Asian artists, with a focus on artists of Chinese descent.

Galerie Grand Siecle

Year established: 1990

Exhibited artists: Yao Jui-chang (姚瑞中 ), Kuo I-chen (郭奕臣 ) and Chen Wen-chi (陳文祺)

Art info: Chinese modern and contemporary art with a focus on Taiwanese new media art

Jia Art Gallery (家畫廊)

Year established: 1990

Exhibited artists: Chang Tzu-lung (張子隆),  Huang Zan-lun (黃贊倫) and Gregory Barsamian

Art info: Specializes in contemporary Chinese and Taiwanese painting and sculpture

Liang Gallery (尊彩藝術中心)

Year established: 1993

Exhibited artists: Jam Wu (吳耿禎) Hsu Wei-hui (徐薇蕙) and Mia Liu (劉文瑄)

Art info: Contemporary Taiwanese art with a focus on installation and new media

Mind Set Art Center (安卓藝術)

Year established: 2010

Exhibited artists: Jhong Jiang-ze (鍾江澤) and Shieh Juin (謝鴻均 )

Art info: Contemporary Taiwanese art

Lin & Lin Gallery

(大未來林舍畫廊)

Year established: 1992

Exhibited artists: Kuo Wei-kuo(郭維國), Lu Hsien-ming (陸先銘), Liu Shih-tung (劉時棟), Lai Chiu-chen (賴九岑)

Art info: Modern and contemporary Chinese and Taiwanese art

Project Fulfill Art Space

(就在藝術空間 )

Year established: 2008

Exhibited artists: Jenny Chen (陳張莉) and Sean Wang (王璽安)

Art info: Contemporary art

Tina Keng Gallery (耿畫廊)

Year established: 2009

Exhibited artists: Yang Mao-lin (楊茂林), Chen Chun-hao (陳浚豪), Tu Wei-cheng (涂維政)

Art info: Modern and contemporary Chinese and Taiwanese art

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