Cross-strait art show takes place at Taipei 101 tower
Artists from both sides of the Taiwan Strait are showing their works at an exhibition at Taipei 101, marking the 70th anniversary of Republic of China’s victory over Japan.
Master calligraphers, including the internationally renowned Au Ho Year gave demonstrations at the opening ceremony Saturday.
Using a large calligraphy brush, Au composed a short poem to memorialize the eightyear War of Resistance against Japan from 1937 to 1945.
He told guests attending the opening ceremony that people should learn to face this bitter chapter in history with peace in mind.
The exhibition of calligraphy and traditional Chinese paintings by contemporary artists in Taiwan and China is co-sponsored by the International KaDhamPa Global Information Network, the Chinese Calligraphy Society, the China International Exchange Association and Want Daily.