de Sarthe Gallery presents a solo exhibition of Hsiao Chin, in celebration of the master’s 80th birthday this year. The exhibition showcases 18 works created from the period of 1955 to 2004. Hsiao is widely recognised for founding the Chinese abstract art organisation, Ton-Fan Art Group. Alongside his contemporaries, Hsiao spearheaded the contemporary Taiwanese art movement, through a series of ground breaking annual exhibitions starting in 1957. This period is a benchmark for artistic development in greater China, where cultural production was limited in Mainland China, due to the tumultuous Chinese Civil War, followed by the Cultural Revolution. HSIAO CHIN runs from 29 May to 27 June. Born in Shanghai in 1935, Hsiao Chin left for Taiwan in 1949 and in 1952, studied under Li Chun-Sen, an important figure in the development of contemporary Chinese

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