(RE)COLLECT: THE MAKING OF OUR ART COLLECTION

(RE)COLLECT: THE MAKING OF OUR ART COLLECTION

See what else is on

11 May–19 Aug 2018

Singtel Special Exhibition Gallery B & C

City Hall Wing, Level 3

General admission applies


EXHIBITION OVERVIEW

Featuring close to 130 works, this exhibition aims to reveal the stories behind the creation of the National Collection in the 1960s and how it continues to evolve today by highlighting the significant acquisitions and donations made in recent years. It aims to recall  the collection’s past and capture the present, while cultivating the ground on which future research and collecting by the Gallery can be anchored, infusing the collection with new life.

Featured artists include Affandi, Georgette Chen, Cheo Chai-Hiang, Latiff Mohidin, Lim Hak Tai, Lim Yew Kuan, Navin Rawanchaikul and S. Sudjojono.

 

LEAD SPONSOR

(RE)COLLECT - Lead Sponsor - Singtel

ARTWORK HIGHLIGHTS

Self-Portrait

Self-Portrait

Chuah Thean Teng

1950s,

Gift of Loke Wan Tho Collection

Self-Portrait

Self-Portrait

Affandi

1975,

Gift of the artist

And Miles to Go before I Sleep

And Miles to Go before I Sleep

Cheo Chai Hiang

1975,

Gift of the artist

Family Portrait

Family Portrait

Georgette Chen

1954,

Gift of the artist's estate

London Tate Gallery

London Tate Gallery

Lim Yew Kuan

1961,

Mindscape 17

Mindscape 17

Latiff Mohidin

1983,

Gift of BinjaiTree in memory of Chia Yew Kay and Tan Kim Siew

Black Mountain

Black Mountain

Chen Wen Hsi

1970s–1980s,

Gift of Lam Soon Cannery Pte Ltd

Draw & Paint sketchbook

Draw & Paint sketchbook

S. Sudjojono

1969,

Gift of John Koh