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Inspired by Fontana's Spatialism in the 1960s, Chu Weibor's works are most symbolic of expressing ink art aesthetics through compositions of cutting and stitching materials, such as textile and paper, thereby transforming the traditions of ink art into a contemporary platform.

Press Release

Chu Weibor is 89 years old. He was born in Nanjing in 1929, originally named Wushun, and came to Taiwan with the troops in 1949. A military man with a passion for painting, he decided to study under LIAO Jichun after seeing a newspaper advertisement of his “Yun-He Art Studio”. “I had a monthly salary of 66 dollars for my position as a lieutenant, and my tuition cost me 50 dollars, which left me …

Chu Weibor is 89 years old. He was born in Nanjing in 1929, originally named Wushun, and came to Taiwan with the troops in 1949. A military man with a passion for painting, he decided to study under LIAO Jichun after seeing a newspaper advertisement of his “Yun-He Art Studio”. “I had a monthly salary of 66 dollars for my position as a lieutenant, and my tuition cost me 50 dollars, which left me with only 16 dollars,” Chu Weibor recalls that time 65 years ago. Chu Weibor’s service troop just happened to station at Jingmei Elementary School; upon accepting Li Yuan-Chia’s invitation, Chu joined …

Location

No. 177, Section 2, Jianguo South Road, Da’an District
Taipei, TW