Embedded in the story of Singapore art are tales of toils and sacrifices in the name of creativity, cultural values and identity. With this induction course by artcommune, you can expect to enjoy a concise and engaging overview of how Singapore Art took roots and flourished since the early-20th century. Participants will be introduced to some of the most significant and talented artists representing the modern aesthetic tradition in our art scene since the 1930s to the present:
- Early Singapore art scene ( 1930s – 1950s)
- Pioneer Artists and the different stylistic paths that shaped the early art scene (See Hiang To, Lim Hak Tai, Liu Kang, Chen Wen Hsi, Cheong Soo Pieng, etc.)
- The birth of Nanyang art style in the 1950s
- 2nd-generation artists – influences and innovation (1940s – present) (Tan Choh Tee, Lim Tze Peng, Wong Keen, Ong Kim Seng, Siew Hock Meng, etc.)
- 3rd-generation & young artists (1960s – present)
Who should attend: New collectors or art enthusiasts who want to know more about the history and interest behind some of the most significant visual artists and their works.
When: 4 November 2017 (Saturday)
Duration: 7.00 - 9.30 pm (2.5 hours)
Where: artcommune gallery, #03 - 39, Blk 231, Bain Street, Bras Basah Complex
Cost: $25 per pax
To register for this talk, please visit this link.