Tong Yang Tze is arguably Taiwan's most iconic calligraphy artist. You will encounter her expressive, cursive style of calligraphy everywhere in Taiwan, from Taoyuan International Airport to national monuments in the city centers. Tong Yang Tze is a household name all across the island.
Taipei Fine Art Museum is currently exhibiting a 50 year retrospective of her work until March 8, 2020. The exhibition features paintings from the 1960s to the present day, revealing the evolution of her creative expression and stylistic breakthroughs in various periods of her long career. Occupying the museum’s ground floor and part of the second floor, “Moving Ink” is the artist’s largest chronological retrospective solo exhibition in recent years, featuring around 94 works. Highlights include her iconic grand-scale textual artworks, as well as early oil paintings made during her stay in the United States, exhibited for the first time in Taiwan.