WHO IS CHEONG SOO PIENG?

WHO IS
CHEONG SOO PIENG?

Written by Ho Lee-Ling and illustrated by Ann Gee
Suitable for ages 8 and above

Price (before tax): SGD 27

Blot and Red are intrigued by a picture of drying salted fish on the back of the Singapore fifty-dollar note. They embark on an exhilarating journey through time and space to find out more about the artist of the work, one of Singapore’s most important first generation artists: Mr Cheong Soo Pieng.

The story of Cheong Soo Pieng’s life is set against China, Southeast Asia and Europe. Rich historical details of the contexts that he lived and worked in are woven into the graphic novel narrative of the book. The breakthroughs and distinctive qualities of Cheong Soo Pieng’s art are also seen through the eyes of Blot and Red as they end their journey with a visit to the artist’s studio.

Binding: Softcover
Dimensions: 240 x 190mm
Extent: 128pp
ISBN: 978-981-07-5678-9

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Who Is Cheong Soo Pieng

Who Is Cheong Soo Pieng