Migration, Transmission, Localisation Visual Art in Singapore (1866-1945)
ISBN: PB: 9789811129254, Prestel Publishing, National Gallery Singapore, November 2019
248 pp., 25x18.7 cm, 180 colour and black&white illus.
Drawing mainly on advertisements and comics in Chinese newspapers, Singaporean scholar and educator Yeo Mang Thong demonstrates how Singapore was an important hub for artists who travelled to and lived in Singapore. Yeo's research features amongst ot...
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Artist Speaks Lim Cheng Hoe
ISBN: PB: 9789811167973, Prestel Publishing, National Gallery Singapore, November 2019
70 pp., 23x16 cm, colour and black&white illus.
One of Singapore's most prominent watercolour artists, Lim Cheng Hoe devoted his life and practice to painting his country, weaving scenes that resonate with evanescent beauty. The reticent artist's personal writings speak of a man's quiet, fervent d...
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Ambitious Alignments New Histories in Southeast Asian Art, 1945-1990
ISBN: PB: 9780909952921, Prestel Publishing, National Gallery Singapore, June 2018
400 pp., 24.4x17.3 cm, illustrations throughout
Ten essays by emerging scholars draw upon unexplored archives and works of art, bearing witness to rich local histories and uncovering complex artistic exchanges across Southeast Asia and beyond. This volume sheds new light on the significance of arc...
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Colours of Impressionism Masterpieces from the Musee d'Orsay
ISBN: PB: 9789811145155, Prestel Publishing, National Gallery Singapore, January 2018
208 pp., 29.2x22.9 cm, colour illus.
One of the great innovations of the Impressionists was their radical use of colour: their application of strokes of complementary or contrasting hues captured the shifting effects of light and foregrounded the nature of vision. Using colour as the le...
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Between Worlds Raden Saleh and Juan Luna
ISBN: PB: 9789811146848, Prestel Publishing, National Gallery Singapore, November 2017
208 pp., 29.5x22.9 cm
National heroes and enigmatic figures, 19th-century painters Raden Saleh and Juan Luna traversed the colonial territories of Southeast Asia and the imperial cities of Europe. Their agile navigation of these competing positions resulted in dramatic pa...
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Yayoi Kusama Life is the Heart of a Rainbow
ISBN: PB: 9789811128554, Prestel Publishing, National Gallery Singapore, June 2017
116 pp., 27.8x19.6 cm
Yayoi Kusama is one of the world's most influential artists, having played a crucial role in key art movements of the 20th and 21st centuries. Accompanying the first major survey of Kusama's work in Southeast Asia, this catalogue features essays by c...
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Artist and Empire (En)Countering Colonial Legacies
ISBN: HB: 9789811106088, Prestel Publishing, National Gallery Singapore, September 2016
164 pp., 26.9x21 cm, illus.
Organised by National Gallery Singapore with Tate Britain, Artist and Empire critically examines the effects of the British Empire via the prism of art. Through essays, key artworks and comprehensive timelines, this catalogue underscores the fluidity...
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Iskandar Jalil Kembara Tanah Liat (Clay Travels)
ISBN: PB: 9789811101908, Prestel Publishing, National Gallery Singapore, August 2016
364 pp., 30.5x24.1 cm, colour illus.
Iskandar Jalil is celebrated as one of Southeast Asia's most prominent ceramicists. Known for his high level of discipline, tenacity and dedication, the Colombo Plan scholar is a recipient of multiple accolades including the prestigious Order of the...
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Fact Has No Appearance Art Beyond the Object
ISBN: PB: 9789810984335, Prestel Publishing, National Gallery Singapore, April 2016
100 pp., 27.9x20.1 cm
The exhibition "A Fact Has No Appearance" explores the impact of new ideas on art in Southeast Asia during the 1970s through the case studies of three artists: Johnny Manahan, Redza Piyadasa, and Tan Teng-Kee, all of whom have been recognised for bre...
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Tang Da Wu Earth Work, 1979
ISBN: PB: 9789810982829, Prestel Publishing, National Gallery Singapore, January 2016
100 pp., 27.9x19 cm, black&white photos
Earth Work, originally staged at the National Museum Art Gallery In 1980 by Singaporean artist Tang Da Wu, was one of the earliest exhibitions of land art in Singapore. Earth Work 1979, a restaging of selected works from the seminal 1980 exhibition,...
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