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Painting 1979

In this work, Wee relies on the deliberate placement of lines and coloured areas to attain a range of responses from viewers. Areas of colours are delineated on the picture surface with sharpness and clarity. His paint application is non-gestural and impersonal. The work demonstrates Wee’s preference for hard-edge painting in his engagements with modernist abstraction. This work of oil on canvas is part of Singapore Art Museum Collection. Physical dimensions of original: 1830 x 1220 mm.

Credit Line

This digital copy © National Library Board Singapore 2007. The original work © Wee Beng Chong, 1979.


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