First Large-Scale Exhibition of Contemporary Taiwanese Art in Hungarian Region Opens

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BUDAPEST.- Taiwan Calling is the first large-scale exhibition in the region to present contemporary Taiwanese art. In recent years, the increasing number of programmes created by various European cultural institutions has shown a genuine and professional interest in contemporary Asian art. The exhibition in Budapest, due to a unique cooperation, is on display simultaneously at the Ludwig Museum and Műcsarnok from December 17, 2010. – March 06, 2011, where the works of altogether 25 artists represent the rich and fresh contemporary Taiwanese art scene. The Taiwan Calling – Elusive Island exhibition realised at the Ludwig Museum presents artistic reflections on the social, historical, ethnic, political, and cultural issues pertaining to the multifaceted Taiwanese society of our time. During the last few decades, Taiwan has witnessed rapid and radical