2013臺灣美術展英文序


2013 Fine Art Exhibition of Taiwan Art Society

Preface

 

 We are going to hold Fine Art Exhibition of Taiwan Art Society in coming January this year again at the

National Chiang Kai-shek Cultural Center. To take a broad view of history of Taiwan  Art Society, from

initiation, inception up to the present, we had overcome hardships and difficulties, and completed

the registration of "the corporation aggregate Taiwan Fine Arts Association". Not only the Association has

become a big family we all trust and common struggle, but also a fast-growing garden for many members,

furthermore it become a place for members to strengthen their own meaning and achievements.

 

That this year's outlook will continue efforts to reach this mission and vision are as follows:

    1.Build a cross-discipline platform for artistic creative development.

    2.Network artists, critics, collectors and exhibitors (galleries).

    3.Honor senior artists, while supporting the current generation artists and guiding junior artists.

    4.Promote contemporary aesthetic discourse, forum and research.

    5.Preserve and pass down the skilled crafts of the classical masters.

    6.Continue to host international and cross-strait exchanges.

    7.Emphasis on monitoring and advising government cultural policy.

    8.Develop for perpetuity, artist empathy with minorities and individuals.

    9.Open up the Taiwanese fine art industry for shared resources, healthy competition and cooperation

        in an ideal atmosphere.

  10.Set in motion the mechanisms for artists, artistic groups, academia, government departments

and private industry to cooperate andcommunicate.

 

Taiwan Art Exhibition in 2013, will be divided into two exhibition chronologically, namely the National

Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall and the Sun-son Art Museum; it is so touching that each member 

exhibited two works which are carefully selected, recent masterpiece and representative self-evident,

truly very worthy of evaluation and appreciation.

 

 Preparing the annual exhibitions is not an easy task; the whole event details are tedious.

Cautiousness is needed to handle the details. Special thanks to the honorary chairman Wu, the

Sun-son Art Museumthe council members, directors, supervisors and members, their vigorously

support make the exhibition more diversified. I would also like to thank the careful planning and

execution of the Council's Secretariat, because they stick to their posts and diligent Contact, make

the preparation of exhibition more successful. In addition, I have to express the most sincere respect

and gratitude for all the support and cooperation of all Members. Finally, thanks again for all the help

from the predecessors and friends of the Taiwan Association of Fine Arts, and sincerely hope that

you community leaders, art seniors, and all friends and relatives continue offering to this Council

guidance, encouragement and support.

 

Chairman of Taiwan ArtSociety Lin, Chung-Ming