Art Blog

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 »

Aileen Toh 卓雅兰 's Wooden Wonderland

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

At one end of Pasir Ris Park, near the wooded area, you can see huge logs placed neatly on the ground.  These are remnants of the trunks of... more »

Wee Beng Chong 黄明宗, Singapore first Cultural Medallion winner

Sok Leng 04/14/2021 4 minute read Singapore Artists

Wee Beng Chong 黄明宗 is Singapore’s first Cultural Medallion winner. What is the Cultural Medallion award?  The Cultural Medallion award is the... more »

Berthe Morisot, Impressionist

Sok Leng 03/08/2021 2 minute read Famous Artists

Amongst the Impressionist artists, I love the works of Berthe Morisot.  I love her palette; light and subtle with lots of grey and white.  Her... more »

Eternal Joy At Eternity's Gate

Sok Leng 02/28/2019 2 minute read Famous Artists

At Eternity’s Gate is another movie about Vincent Van Gogh.  This movie focuses on the final years of Van Gogh’s life. I cannot... more »