“Crossing the Modern”
The development of western modern art has been more than 150 years ago. With the transformation of the forms of Impressionism, Fauvism and Cubism, abstract painting also emerged in response to it, just like an evolution of formalism, chasing for art The lofty ideals of art, and promote art to the level of mind and philosophy. At the same time, the development of Asian art is about the same.
The declaration of the Japanese Concrete faction “Gutai” formally ignited the debate on Eastern and Western arts. The subtraction art of Korean monochrome painting is to draw on the differences between the artistic ideas of the East and the West. Taiwan’s The Fifth Moon and Oriental Art Association also joined the international situation of the East-West art confrontation.
Looking back at the past and looking to the future, with the speed of the Internet and the convenience of mobile phones, the far-reaching trend of artistic creation has broken the boundaries of the region, and the parallel world seems to be hitting the sensitive nerves of every creator It is indiscriminate art that crosses national borders, or the assembly of regional art has become an important issue that every artist cannot avoid, and this is also the core topic of this curatorial, “Crossing the Modern.”
The Kaohsiung Modern Painting Association, established in 1987, is different from ordinary painting groups. In addition to vigorously promoting the concept of modern art, it also collided with the Kaohsiung art ecosystem. The composition of the association is full of ideals and avant-garde ideas. Kaohsiung’s modern art infused new life.
Thirty-two years have passed. How can the Kaohsiung City Modern Painting Association continue this century of confrontation? ” Crossing the Modern” is like an art adventure. Artists understand the difference between modern art, post-modern and contemporary art, and jointly find a contemporary outlet for art. In addition, through talks and sharing the energy of the converging region, we will looking the ahead to regional art plate welcoming the Great South.