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  • Artists by the Singapore River, 1982 : general view [2]

    Personalities · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    In this photograph, we can see four artists painting along the Singapore River. This seems to attest to the popularity of the Singapore River and the bumboats as art subjects. In the background, a Caucasian women is also seen taking a photograph of the artists. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chua Ek Kay : half-length portrait

    Personalities · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    This 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...
  • Artists at work by the Singapore River : general view [1]

    Personalities · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    Shown in this coloured slide are some artists working on their painting of bumboats and buildings at the Singapore River, in the shade of trees by the side of the Singapore River. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Artist at work by the Singapore River : close-up

    Personalities · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This coloured slide is a close-up view of an artist working on a painting of bumboats on the Singapore River. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Artists at work by the Singapore River : general view [2]

    Personalities · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    Shown in this coloured slide are three artists working on their painting of bumboats and buildings at the Singapore River, in the shade of trees by the side of the Singapore River. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Ng Eng Teng : half-length portrait

    Personalities · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    This is a photograph of Ng Eng Teng, one of the most renowned artists in Singapore. He is remembered for his large-scale sculptures gracing many a public space, and his introspective and whimsical interpretations of humanist themes in the three-dimensional. He was awarded the Cultural Medallion in 1981. Title devised...
  • Thomas Yeo : half-length portrait

    Personalities · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    This 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...
  • Lim Tze Peng : half-length portrait

    Personalities
    This is a headshot photograph of Lim Tze Peng, recipient of the Cultural Medallion in 2003. He first established his art practice in the early 1950s with a series of oil painting on Chinese junks. He is best known for the significant number of Chinese ink drawings and paintings of...
  • Wee Beng Chong : half-length portrait

    Personalities · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    This is a half-length portrait of Wee Beng Chong, who studied at the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) from 1955 to 1958 and furthered his studies at the L’ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris, France from 1964 to 1969. He was the first recipient of the Cultural Medallion...
  • Post box : general view

    Arts · Communications · Pang, Gerald
    This is a picture of the Singapore Post Office's painted post box found along Bugis Street. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chng Seok Tin : headshot

    Personalities · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    This 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...
  • Anthony Poon : headshot

    Personalities · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    This is a photograph of widely cited “second-generation artist”, Anthony Poon Kin Soon. He is probably the most commissioned Singaporean artist of his generation, with innumerable works in both private and public collections. In 1990, he was awarded the Singapore Cultural Medallion. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Artists by the Singapore River, 1982 : general view [1]

    Personalities · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    In this photograph, a Singaporean watercolour artist, Ong Kim Seng is painting a scene along the Singapore River. His colour pastels and paint materials are beside him. In the background, another artist can also be seen. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Teo Eng Seng : half-length portrait

    Personalities · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    This 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...
  • Tay Chee Toh : half-length portrait

    Personalities · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    This is a photograph of Tay Chee Toh, a painter and sculptor whose practice is associated with batik painting, figurative and abstract art. Tay was conferred the Cultural Medallion Award in 1985 for his contribution to the visual arts development in Singapore. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Artist by the Singapore River, 1982 : close-up

    Personalities · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    In this photograph, a Singaporean watercolour artist, Ong Kim Seng is painting a scene along the Singapore River. His colour pastels and paint materials are beside him. Title devised by Library staff.
  • The Powerhouse Substation mural : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tan, Bonny
    This is a 2004 photograph showing a view of the mural on the back wall of the Powerhouse Substation. It shows a painting of a man and a woman. Title devised by Library staff.
  • 画照5 : 特写

    Arts · Thau Yong Amateur Musical Association Collection
    这是一副水墨画的照片, 描绘两只老鹰, 一只在飞翔, 一只在悬崖上休息. This is a photograph from the Thau Yong Collection. It is a Chinese painting depicting two eagles, one of them is flying while the other is resting on a cliff.
  • 画照1 : 正面照

    Arts · Thau Yong Amateur Musical Association Collection
    这是陶融儒乐社的水墨画照片, 描绘三只在树上休息的鸟儿. This is a photograph from the Thau Yong Collection. It depicts three birds resting on a tree.
  • 画照3 : 正面照

    Arts · Thau Yong Amateur Musical Association Collection
    这是一个水墨画的照片, 描绘两只鸟儿, 一只在飞翔, 一只老鹰在悬崖上休息. This is a photograph of a Chinese painting. It depicts two birds, one of them is flying in the background, while the other, an eagle, is resting on a cliff.
  • 十六周年61 : 正面照

    Organisations · Arts · Thau Yong Amateur Musical Association Collection
    这是陶融儒乐社的水墨画的照片, 描绘两只老鹰, 一只在飞翔, 一只在悬崖上休息. This is a photograph from the Thau Yong Collection. It is a Chinese painting, depicting two eagles, one of them is flying while the other is resting on a cliff.
  • 画照4 : 正面照

    Arts · Thau Yong Amateur Musical Association Collection
    这是一个的水墨画的照片, 描绘湖光山色. This is a photograph from the Thau Yong Collection. It is the photograph of a Chinese painting, depicting the mountain scenery.
  • 画照2 : 正面照

    Arts · Thau Yong Amateur Musical Association Collection
    这是陶融儒乐社的水墨画的照片, 描绘三只在树上休息的鸟儿. This is a photograph from the Thau Yong Collection. It depicts three birds resting on a tree.