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The Current Exhibitions

THE ERA OF URBAN ART- The Exhibition of Style Trends and Art:Young and Furious

THE ERA OF URBAN ART- The Exhibition of Style Trends and Art:Young and Furious THE ERA OF URBAN ART- The Exhibition of Style Trends and Art:Young and Furious
Date/Time :108-7-2~108-9-8
Venue : Exhibition RoomⅡ
Exhibition Institute : National Taiwan Arts Education Center

Street art, graffiti culture and urban art have been incredibly popular among young adults
and teenagers, and therefore, emerged as crucial aesthetic forms of the new generation.
This section features a wide range of graffiti works, designer toys, wall paintings and comic
creations that embody the artists’ interpretations and observations of the youth culture.
Taiwanese graffiti artists Colasa and VASTAR respectively use elements extracted from Western religions to convey their reflections on our time. Hong Kong graffiti artist Xeme
exhibits his work to show his concept of graffiti art. Also from Hong Kong, graffiti artist Sinic integrates. Western graffiti and Chinese calligraphy to redefine the meaning of “tradition” and “innovation”. Indonesian graffiti artist Arkiv Vilmansa uses his graffiti works and popular toys to deliver his social critiques. The works of Dutch graffiti artist Fleks visualize how he views the world as well as the nature of street art.
American artist Blank William draws inspiration from Hollywood movies to create a series of designer figures. Luke Chueh’s work combines images of adorable animals and that of Asian action star, Bruce Lee. Miguel Vasquez personifies popular animation characters. Marwan Shahin uses unique lines to delineate his native Egyptian culture. Indonesian artist Roby Dwi Antono playfully transforms the human body with a surrealist visual syntax. Canadian artist Okedoki’s wood figures exude the artist’s personal warmth and gentleness. Moreover, the section features the works from the professional designer collectible platform, platform, VTSS, which also produces Japanese artist Yosuke Ueno’s designer figure.
Taiwanese artist Mr. Peter is also invited to exhibit his wall paintings and comic works that demonstrate his views on “people”, “urban space” and the relationship between both.