WAH Center debuts Exhibit by International Artist Poren Huang
By: Powen Gallery
The internationally renowned Taiwanese artist will exhibit his collection for the first time in New York after being on a world tour for almost ten years.
In 2005, Poren Huang launched "The Dog's Notes" sculpture series. He uses the dog as a creative starting point and each piece of work is suggestive of the human. About 90% of the works borrow from the dog to explore various human behaviors. Most people generally feel kindness toward dogs because of their ability to soothe. Therefore, Huang's goal is to use the dog as a creative theme to convey positive traits such as self-confidence, courage, loyalty or innocence, and to provoke emotions and deeper thoughts.
"It is an honor to bring the works of this acclaimed and talented artist to New York," Yuko Nii, Founder & Artistic Director of the WAH Center states. "Poren Huang's contemporary collection magnifies the strength of New York's art community by giving voice to other contemporary sculptors working in our community today," she adds.
The exhibition will be on display from November 7 through December 6, 2015.
About Poren Huang
Taiwanese sculptor Poren Huang was born in Taichung County, located in central Taiwan. In his youth, he majored in sculpture at Fu-Hsin Trade & Art School. His metal creations are incorporated into Taiwan's high school art textbooks. "The Dog's Notes" series is his representative work. This series was created in 2005 and has been exhibited in several important cities such as Beijing, Shanghai,Tokyo, Seoul, and Taipei. Poren Huang is a significant Chinese Contemporary artist.
About The WAH Center (Williamsburg Art & Historical Center)
In late October 1996, Yuko Nii founded the non-profit Williamsburg Art & Historical Center based upon her Bridge Concept. The concept envisions a multifaceted, multicultural art center whose mission is to coalesce the diverse artistic community, and create a bridge between local, national and international artists, emerging and established artists, and artists of all disciplines.