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  • Surprised II, sculpture : general view

    Arts · Ng, Eng Teng, 1934-2001
    Surprised II is representative of Ng Eng Teng’s fascination with the flesh which borders on the obsessive. This aspect of Ng’s oeuvre is nevertheless not to be ignored as it contributes to the full spectrum of Ng’s relationship with the human figure as expressed in his art. This work (stoneware,...
  • Singapore girl, sculpture, 1961 : general view

    Arts · Ng, Eng Teng, 1934-2001
    This photograph shows an example of Ng’s earliest attempts at the three-dimensional artwork. Singapore Girl shows him under the initial influence of classical European sculpture. Ng focuses here on the drapery and the contrapposto of the figure, prior to his subsequent stylised handling of the human figure. Physical dimensions of...
  • Mother and child, sculpture : general view

    Arts · Ng, Eng Teng, 1934-2001
    This is a photograph of Ng Eng Teng's sculpture entitled "Mother and Child". A leitmotif in Ng’s work, the theme of mother and child is interpreted here in one of Singapore’s most well-known examples of public sculpture. It is representative of Ng’s use of ciment fondu. Title devised by Library...
  • Pot sculpture : general view

    Arts · Ng, Eng Teng, 1934-2001
    This Pot-Sculpture is an example of Ng’s constant capacity for humour in his work. Apart from its whimsicality, it reflects Ng’s fusion of the functional with beauty, as well as his training in ceramics and studio pottery. This work (stoneware, partly chun glazed)is part of the National University of Singapore...