Making its debut at the Ion Art Gallery today 4 Nov 2016, Friday, until 11 Nov 2016, next Friday is an exhibition entitled Nanyang Treasures: A Showcase of Talents Across Three Generations by the Cape of Good Hope Art Gallery.
A rare showcase of artworks by 21 senior artists from the first to third generations fill the level 4 atrium at the Ion Art Space. As graduates of prestigious art school, these artists have chartered the art scene in Singapore and display a strong foundation in their art practices, which are considered icons of the Nanyang Style. In this unique exhibit, the styles of the artists venture beyond tradition. The 21 artists are: Chen Wen Hsi, Lim Cheng Hoe, Lee Man Fong, Lim Tze Peng, Lim Yew Kuan, Choy Weng Yang, Tew Nai Tong, Goh Beng Kwan, Koeh Sia Yong, Eng Siak Loy, Tan
The 21 artists are: Chen Wen Hsi, Lim Cheng Hoe, Lee Man Fong, Lim Tze Peng, Lim Yew Kuan, Choy Weng Yang, Tew Nai Tong, Goh Beng Kwan, Koeh Sia Yong, Eng Siak Loy, Tan Choh Tee, Ang Ah Tee, Ong Kim Seng, Low Puay Hua, Lim Choon Jin, Nai Swee Leng, Chua Ek Kay, Terence Teo, Tung Yue Nang and Ling Yang Chang.
Each set of work has been specially curated to showcase and reflect the best techniques and artistic flair of each artist. From rich and vivid tones depicting local streetscapes to noisy marketplaces, beautiful and wild florals – the powerful colour tones evokes the moods of nostalgia and culture through landscapes and calligraphy.
Mr Terence Teo, Owner and Director of the Cape of Good Hope Art Gallery is an artist himself and president of the Singapore Art Society. The gallery has promoted, mentored and seen the rise of recognition and acceptance of Singapore artists in the local market.
This exhibit is a showcase of treasured collections and definitely not one to be missed by art collectors in Singapore.
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