Art Blog

National Gallery

Sok Leng 11/21/2021 1 minute read National Gallery

National Gallery is a series of blog posts about the latest art exhibitions at the Singapore National Gallery. Let us introduce to you all the blockbuster ... more »

Famous Artists

Sok Leng 10/17/2021 1 minute read Famous Artists

Famous Artists is a series of blog posts of internationally renowned artists in the world and in history. Let us introduce these artists and their paintings ... more »

Singapore Artists

Sok Leng 10/09/2021 1 minute read Singapore Artists

Singapore Artists is a series of blog posts about Singapore artists, including reviews of their latest art exhibitions.  Let us introduce to you our very ... more »

Koeh Sia Yong 许锡勇 ‘s Portraits of Bali

Sok Leng 11/27/2021 2 minute read Singapore Artists

Koeh Sia Yong 许锡勇 is Singapore’s second generation Nanyang artist.   Known for his works of Bali, the art exhibition ... more »

Remembering Chng Seok Tin 莊心珍 's passion for life

Sok Leng 09/07/2021 3 minute read Singapore Artists

Chng Seok Tin 莊心珍, Singapore’s second generation Nanyang artist, inductee in Singapore's Women's Hall of Fame, Cultural Medallion winner, ... more »

The Society of Chinese Artists: Plein-air in the Pandemic 中华写生展

Sok Leng 07/25/2021 2 minute read Singapore Artists

It has been one and a half years and life in this pandemic has been unsettling, uncertain and uneasy.  Our lives are disrupted, some more than ... more »

Lim Tze Peng 林子平 at 100

Sok Leng 07/19/2021 4 minute read Singapore Artists

What do you think you will be doing at 100 years old?  Assuming that you are alive and in reasonably good health of course.   For Lim ... more »

To my principal, Lim Yew Kuan 林友权

Sok Leng 05/09/2021 3 minute read Singapore Artists

Dear Principal 校长, That is what we always called you, even though we left Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) for more 50 years, even though you were ... more »

Slow Art Day Plus

Sok Leng 04/29/2021 4 minute read National Gallery

In celebration of Slow Art Day on 10 April 2021, Singapore National Gallery organised a “Slow Art Day Plus” event on the same day. ... more »

In remembrance of Tan Kian Por 陈建坡

Sok Leng 04/28/2021 3 minute read Singapore Artists

Tan Kian Por 陈建坡 studied western painting and Chinese ink painting at the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) from 1968 to 1970. He was awarded the ... more »