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Personalities · Foo, Eric Chee MengThis is a photograph of Chua Ek Kay (b. 1947, China - d. 2008, Singapore), an artist who has been hailed as the bridge between Asian and Western art. He is the first Chinese ink painter to win the United Overseas Bank Painting of the Year Award (1991). He received...
Personalities · Foo, Eric Chee MengThis is a photograph of Goh Beng Kwan, a leading second-generation artist in the Singapore’s cultural scene. Goh specialises in mixed media art and was awarded the Cultural Medallion in Visual Arts in 1989 for his artistic contributions to Singapore. Title devised by Library staff.
Personalities · Foo, Eric Chee MengThis is a headshot of Georgette Chen nee Chang Li Ying (b. 1906, Zejiang Province, China - d. 15 March 1993, Singapore). She is considered one of a group of artists to have established the Nanyang style of painting. She is most known for her still life and portraits in...
Personalities · Foo, Eric Chee MengThis ia a photograph of Thomas Yeo, who represents one of the Singapore’s “second generation artists” who studied in the West. Yeo mixed media collages in which he used recycled ideas from his landscape paintings, and incorporating a multitude of available materials. In 1984, he was awarded the Singapore Cultural...
Personalities · Foo, Eric Chee MengThis is a headshot of Chng Seok Tin, print maker, artists and writer. She was born on 6 October 1946 in Singapore. She did her studies in art in Singapore, UK, France and USA, from 1971 to 1985. She obtained two master degrees in art and majored in printmaking from...
Personalities · Foo, Eric Chee MengThis is a photograph of Teo Eng Seng, one of Singapore's "Second Generation" artists who continue the legacy of the Nanyang School in capturing Southeast Asia on canvas. Teo was among a group of artists, including Thomas Yeo, Ng Eng Teng, Gen Beng Kwan and Anthony Poon, who went to...