Tan Choh Tee, 2013
Tan Choh Tee's paintings, often lauded for being skilful and lyrical, are highly sought-after in Southeast Asia. To date, he remains a persistent plein-air painter when it comes to rendering nature, rural scenes and urban landscapes, translating onto canvas the intrigue of fleeting light conditions on colour and atmosphere.
This course will provide interesting insights into Tan Choh Tee's life and art, with a particular focus on the following topics:
i. Tan Choh Tee's biography - artist's background, formative years and art training at NAFA
ii. A brief introduction to Modern Art movements (1870 - 1950s)
iii. The genres/techniques that have influenced Tan Choh Tee's style
iv. Tan Choh Tee's methodology, aesthetic principles and philosophy
v. Appreciating Tan Choh Tee's paintings (aided by artwork-specific discussions)
vi. Market status and projection of Tan Choh Tee's works
What: An Introduction to Tan Choh Tee's Art
When: 3 March 2018, Saturday
Where: artcommune gallery | 231 Bain Street, Bras Basah Complex, #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 wish to learn more about Tan Choh Tee’s life and art.
Duration: 7.00 - 9.30 pm (2.5 hours)
Admission is free for this talk. If you are interested in this talk, please visit this link.