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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£23,00
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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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£15,00
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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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£26,00
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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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£28,00
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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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£28,00
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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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£20,00
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Artsy Fun with Southeast Asian Art
ISBN: PB: 9789811128035, Prestel Publishing, National Gallery Singapore, March 2017
48 pp., 29.7x21 cm, illustrations throughout
Inspired by artworks from Singapore's National Collection, this fun activity book encourages young, curious minds to observe and explore the world around them. "Artsy: Fun with Southeast Asian Art" introduces children to simple visual elements like l...
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£12,00
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Awesome Art The Next 20 Works Everyone Should Know
ISBN: HB: 9789811129278, Prestel Publishing, National Gallery Singapore, March 2017
92 pp., 26.5x21 cm, illustrations throughout
Explore the awesome world of art through 20 awesome works from Southeast Asia! Perfect for the young and young at heart, Awesome Art dispels the notion that art is a difficult domain, introducing instead its colourful stories and personalities, as we...
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£21,00
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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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£39,00
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