In celebration of Cheong Soo Pieng's centennial, artcommune will be conducting a talk to introduce the artist's life and works. A pioneer of the Nanyang art movement and a leading light in the development of Singapore art scene, Cheong Soo Pieng is widely regarded as one of the most prolific artists of his generation.
During a practice that spanned six decades, the artist experimented with diverse styles and mediums; his bold pursuit of Modern aesthetics and innovative amalgamation of forms and techniques derived from both Western and Chinese art traditions have continued to make fascinating studies for critics and collectors today. Cheong’s artworks are in various national and private collections. Considered a Southeast Asian Master, his works are also highly prized in the wider market of China and Hong Kong.
This talk will provide interesting insights on the life and art of Cheong Soo Pieng, with a particular focus on the following topics:
1. A Classification of Cheong Soo Pieng's oeuvre:
* Sketches & watercolors
* Figurative/ '50s Nanyang style oil work
* Chinese ink work before 1962
* Cosmos-inspired abstraction
* Late period figurative work
* 'Computer' themed works
* Mixed media and metal works
* 'Traditional' Chinese ink works
* Late decorative style
2. Prices trends of Cheong Soo Pieng's works
3. Market accessibility of Cheong Soo Pieng's works and forward price potential
What: Cheong Soo Pieng's life and art
When: 7 July 2017, Friday
Where: artcommune, Blk 231 Bain Street, #03-39
Speaker: Mr. Ho Sou Ping, Gallery Director of artcommune. Mr. Ho also holds an M.A. in Art History from Lasalle, Singapore.
Who should attend: New collectors, art students or art enthusiasts who want to know more about Cheong Soo Pieng’s art and life.
Duration: 7.00 - 9.30 pm (2.5 hours)
Fee: $25/pax (to be collected during the event)
To register for this talk, please visit this link.