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Art exhibition listings

By Dana Ter  /  staff reporter

■ Taipei Fine Arts Museum (TFAM, 台北市立美術館), 181, Zhongshan N Rd Sec 3, Taipei (台北市中山北路三段181號), tel: (02) 2595-7656. Open Tuesdays to Sundays from 9:30am to 5:30pm and until 8:30pm on Saturdays

■ Opens tomorrow. Until June 4

American expat artist Ted Pigott rekindled his love for drawing while doodling in his sketchbook at cafes and restaurants during his lunch break at his job as a communications specialist years ago in Taipei. Now, he frequently draws scenes he sees at these cafes — a ketchup bottle or a potted plant. Since 2014, he’s been drawing every single beer he’s ever drank from Taiwan to Japan to the US and a selection of his work will be on display at craft beer bar Hop In in Taoyuan starting tomorrow. The exhibition, Beer Here Now, derives its title from Ram Das’s book on spirituality, Be Here Now, which argues that you should always be present in the moment. Likewise, Pigott’s drawings beckon viewers to savor every hop as they drink their beer.

■ Hop In (精釀啤酒小舖), 2F, 11, Guang-an St, Chungli Dist, Taoyuan City ( 桃園市中壢區廣安街11號2樓), tel: (03) 425-8700. Open Mondays to Thursdays from 6pm to 1am, Fridays from 6pm to 2am, Saturdays from 4pm to 2am and Sundays from 4pm to 12pm

■ Opening party is tomorrow night from 8pm to 11pm with a selection of beers from Stone Brewing. Exhibition is until Aug. 26

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