This monograph is published in conjunction with a double exhibition by Yang Mao-lin at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei, and the 53rd Venice Biennale in 2009. It is the culmination of Yang's creative process involving the deification of popular cartoon or comic book characters and temple construction. This fully illustrated volume includes artist statements and documentation of past exhibitions. Artist's curriculum vitae provided.
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Welcome to Risk Society - Felix SCHOEBER
Secular Liminalities - Felix SCHOEBER
Ceremonies Before Rewarding - Inviting the Immortals III - YANG Maolin, 楊茂林
Canonized Karma of Maha with Mandalas - YANG Maolin, 楊茂林
The Wonder Island in the Land of Maha - YANG Maolin, 楊茂林
A Story About Affection - YANG Maolin, 楊茂林
Yang Maolin's 'Aphrodite A' Spin Off - LI Weiching, 李維菁
The Aesthetics of Comic Book Romance in Yang Maolin's Paintings: Making Love Funny - Kimman TAN, 陳金萬
'Temple of Sublime Beauty - Made in Taiwan', 53rd Venice Biennial, Collateral Event - YANG Maolin, 楊茂林
Hallelujah: Temple of Sublime Beauty
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Hallelujah: Temple of Sublime Beauty, 苦海嘛A噗蓮花:婆娑之廟