In recent years, the art of sword and saber has have made a brilliant presentation in the domestic craft competitions and many have won awards of outstanding craftsmanship. This indicates that the making of swords and sabers have gone beyond the traditional realm of technology and ventured into the halls of art. The making of an art sword requires a series of complex procedures; it is an ultimate presentation of the metal forging technology and craft. Therefore, many countries have taken this technology as part of applied science and plastic art.
Exhibition of Contemporary
Sword and Saber Artists in Taiwan
The National Science and Technology Museum invited over ten contemporary swords artists to exhibit their intriguing works, including Chen Rong-Liang's artistic crafts, Kuo Chang-His's modern patterned steel swords, and crafts of other contemporary craft artists- Chen Bo-Cun, Chen Yuan-Fang, Chen Wei-Jun, Chen Rong-Jun, Chen Chong-Ming, Su Jia-Yu, Su Yong-Zheng, Qiu Shi-Yuan, Ou Yi-Zhi, Jian Zheng-Zheng, Huang Shou-Cheng, R. Yeh, Ding Rong-Xian, and You Jing-Xiang. Once again, the craft masters will bring their brilliant designs and amazing craftsmanship. Don't miss it!
1.Exhibition of Contemporary Sword and Saber Artists in Taiwan
February 3rd (Tue.) to march 1st (Sun.) 2009
2.Kuo Chang-Hsi's Modern Patterned Steel Swords
March 3rd (Tue.) to 29th (Sun.) 2009
3.Mr. Chen Rong-Liang's Art Sabers
April 4th (Sat.) to May 3rd (Sun.) 2009
<Location>: Second Floor Art Café