Taiwanese entertainer turned artist has work showcased in Musée du Louvre
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Taiwanese entertainer turned artist has work showcased in Musée du Louvre

Kuo Yen Fu’s latest solo exhibition is taking place in Taipei (Yuan Ru Gallery image) TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –Taiwanese all-round entertainer Kuo Yen Fu has a new identity as an artist and his latest work “Luggage” was exhibited in Musée du Louvre and has recently returned to Taipei. The charming artist, Kuo Yen Fu (郭彥甫), has been a pop singer, a model and a TV show host. However, he gave up a profitable career in the entertainment industry and chose to work in the art field, to develop a passion he has had since childhood. Kuo never had professional artistic training. Instead he learned painting skills from books and through keen observation during his youth. Over years of restless practice and a commitment to creating excellent works, he could have easily entered an art school without the need to take an entry exam. However, his family could not afford the cost of art school, and he decided to study at the Taipei Physical Education College (台北市立體育學院). Even though he passed on an opportunity to become a professional artist, it did not stop him from practicing drawing daily. Kuo Yen Fu and the portrait of his idol Colin Jackson. He […]

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