Art Taipai

ART TAIPEI, GHua Shan Cultural and Creative CenterNo.1 Sec.1 Bade Rd., Zhongshan District
100 Taipei City

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Patricia Piccinini 1965 born in Freetown, Sierra Leone Works and lives in Sydney

Piccinini had been selected as the Artist of Australian Pavillion of 50th Venice Biennale.

Important exhibitions 2006 (upcoming) Becoming Animal, MassMOCA, USA 2004 We Are Family, Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo 2003 We Are Family, Australian Pavillion, 50th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy 2002 Call of the Wild: Patricia Piccinini, Museum of Contemporary Art, Level 4, Sydney

Piccininis works have also been exhibiting at important galleries all over the world, including New York, Tokyo, Prato (Tuscany, Italy), Lima Peru, Manila Philippines. It will be her first solo exhibition in Taiwan.



Dear Madam or Sirs, Dear Gallery Director,

It is with great pleasure to introduce Art Taipei, an experienced art fair with a new name.

Art Taipei Executive Committee is honored to report the great success of Art Taipei 2005 resulting US $ 3.2 million dollars in sales and we are expecting exponential market growth in 2006 as well.

Art Taipei 2006 will take place in May 2006, in Hua Shan Cultural and Creative Industry Center. Aside the galleries section featuring Asian leading galleries, the special section, New Figure, New Art, will invite respectable contemporary galleries all over the world. This selection sponsored by Council for Culture Affairs will bring galleries and artists the chance to connect Taiwan art market and its curators.

After Art Taipei 2005, we have built the circumstantial structure of this event, including advertising and marketing in publications such as local art magazine, commercial weekly magazine and newspaper, Art AsiaPacific, Asian Art New and etc. To ensure the comfort of our collectors, we have established VIP Service and VIP Forum with professional art market analysts to provide communicating environments for collectors, gallerists and artists.

We sincerely ask you to consider your participation in Art Taipei 2006. We look forward to hearing from you soon. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

Best regards, Jeff Hsu Convener, 2006 Art Taipei Executive Committee



artist of the year: Patricia Piccinini