蕭勤 HSIAO CHIN (1935-2023)

Hsiao Chin was born in Shanghai, China. His father Hsiao Yumei was an important modern music composer in China. After moving to Taiwan in 1949, Hsiao enrolled in the Fine Arts Department at the National Taiwan Normal University in 1951. He was a student of Chu Teh-Chun; his works were often selected for International Exhibitions. In 1956, he received a scholarship from the government of Spain. He held his first solo show in Italy in 1959, and soon moved to Milan. He worked in Paris, London, New York and many other countries. In 1961, he promoted the “Punto Art Movement” and he also founded the “Sun International Art Movement” in 1978 and the “In formalism Art Group in 1989. He taught at the Tainan National College of Arts in 1996, and was invited to “The 7th Biennial Architecture Exhibition of Venice” in the year 2000. He was awarded the National Cultural and Art prize in 2002. In 2005, he was conferred by the Italian President C. A. Ciampi the honorable title of “Knight of Italian Star of Solidarity”. Recent exhibitions include: "Glory Source- A retrospective Exhibition of Hsiao Chin" (2006, Beijing, National Art Museum of China); “Hsiao Chin Retrospective Exhibition” (2008, Italy, Parma University); “Hsiao Chin- Unlimited Journey Retrospective Exhibition” (2009, Milan); “Novel Energy: The End is the Beginning Hsiao Chin Solo Exhibition” (2016, Tina Keng Gallery, Taipei), “Hsiao Chin Coming Home– Retrospective Exhibition” (2018, Shanghai, China Art Museum Shanghai).

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