How to Appreciate Paintings #16: Genre painting

Art exhibition in Singapore. ARTualize is the only art gallery in Singapore that lets you rent paintings for your home. Singapore artist Low Hai Hong with his guests at the opening of his exhibtion in an art gallery in Singapore.


One of the principal genres or subject types of western art is genre painting.
Genre painting refers to paintings which depict scenes of everyday life.
Such scenes could be indoors, such as inside a home, a place for eating or drinking, a theatre or studio; or could be outdoors, such as in the fields, on the streets, by the river.  These scenes mostly include human figures.

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