『 Exhibition of mother and child 』
Duration: 2016.3.5(Sat.) - 2016.4.2(Sat.)
Opening Hours: Sun. - Sat. 11:00 - 19:00
202 Sec 1. Chien- Kuo South Road. Taipei.106. Taiwan
『 Exhibition of mother and child 』
2016.3.5 - 4.2

A mother’s voice is the most beautiful sound in the world. ”── Dante Alighieri, (1265-1321).

The subject of mother and child was used around the world, the basic continuation of creature is by motherhood, human society is a nature of creature heritage of life in the natural world. In art history, the "Mother and Child" theme is a classic image of the art, with the development of human society, it's combining aspects of social background, ideology and culture, artists life experiences, "Mother and Child" are changing at different times of the aesthetic impact, the meanings are different.

Many medieval works, there are many picture of mother and child and it is closely with Christian, Madonna and Child is one of the most popular religious themes. Religious paintings show very human-oriented in Renaissance. Such as: Michelangelo - like the Virgin and Child, Leonardo da Vinci - The Virgin and Child and Santa Ana, and the artist Picasso, Renoir, Miller .... etc. Also depicts the affectionate interaction with their own experience between mother and child.

For African tribes, the form, mother and child is the symbol of gestation, is not only often used but also is iconic in the lexicon of African art.
In African tribal society, women play household responsibilities, procreation, and presided over the preparation of food and clothing daily housework also and fertility desire and admiration of motherhood are prevalent customs in African societies. 

In African sculpture of mother and child, original art by pure shapes, it is the most real sense, showing brilliant mother love,Sculptor of the image of women is very bold styling, hips, breasts, abdomen, etc. They are filled with a primitive simplicity of natural beauty.

It represents the life, the Africans reflected and embodied the image of "vitality" worship,
Therefore, the subject of "Mother and Child" has become a very classic statue in Africa, it is a tradition, a symbol of breeding, you can feel that their rigorously express family growing and heritage, and vivid modeling is flowing between mother and different subtle movements, it's a portrayal of real life, but also with the support of spiritual strength, tribal work can simply understand its meaning from some nuance, while the overall view of considerable beauty.