This is the catalogue for the second exhibition held in commemoration of the 2.28 Incident in Taiwan. Over 43 artists had participated in this exhibition, and their works are presented here, together with artist biographies and accompanying essays written on the theme of this exhibition. With forewords by Chen Shuibien (then Mayor of Taipei), Tsai Chengwen (President of The Memorial Foundation of the 2.28 Incident), and Lin Munlee (Director of Taipei Fine Arts Museum).
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Onsite

Location code EX.TAI.STF
Language

Chinese - Traditional, 

English

Publication/Creation date

1997

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1

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catalogue

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Thoughts about the February 28 Incident Commemorative Exhibition

- LIAO Tehcheng, 廖德政

How Art Has Escaped the Shadow of Politics in Taiwan: An Essay in Commemoration of the February 28 Incident

- HSIEH Lifa, 謝里法

Gate of Destruction

- CHEN Fangming, 陳芳明

An Emotional History of Women Family Members of February 28 Victims

- CHANG Yenhsien, 張炎憲

From Realism to Abstraction: Oil Painting in Taiwan from the February 28 Incident through the White Terror of the 1950s

- HSU Wenchin, 徐文琴

Crossing the Divide Between the Fine Arts and the February 28 Incident

- WANG Sufong, 王素峰

The Sadness and Strength in Multiple Languages: Reflections in Three Dimensions

- HUANG Haiming, 黃海鳴

Sadness Transformed - 2.28 Commemorative Exhibition
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Sadness Transformed - 2.28 Commemorative Exhibition, 悲情昇華—二二八美展