National Palace Museum asks for name correction

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016/10/18
By: Sabine Cheng and Lilian Wu

Taipei, Oct. 18 (CNA) National Palace Museum (NPM) officials said Tuesday that the museum has 201610180019t0001asked for a correction after the sponsor of the Global Fine Art Awards nominated one of its exhibitions, but described the nationality as “China (中國).”

Portrayals from a Brush Divine: A Special Exhibition on the Tricentennial of Giuseppe’s Arrival in China was held last year to celebrate its 90th anniversary.

But the sponsor, Fractured Atlas, a non-profit arts service organization, listed the NPM as being in China on its official website.

Museum officials said they have asked the sponsor for a speedy change from China to “Republic of China (Taiwan).”

Inclusion in the award does not come from registration, but is decided by the sponsor.  [SOURCE]

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