Chen Chong Swee
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Chen Chong Swee his thoughts, his art by Chen, Chong Swee

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Published by The Museum in Singapore .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 25).

Statementpresented by the National Museum, Singapore.
LC ClassificationsMLCME 93/00103 (N)
The Physical Object
Pagination51 p. :
Number of Pages51
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1068116M
LC Control Number93942031

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Chen Chong Swee was born in China in and moved to Singapore in Also known as Chen Kai, he was a painter, writer, and teacher that belonged to the so called ‘1 st generation’ of Singaporean artists.. He was part of the group that created and developed the Nanyang style of painting after a trip to Bali in with fellow painters Chen Wen Hsi, Cheong Soo Pieng and Liu Kang. Chen Chong Swee (b. 6 November , Chenghai County, Guangdong Province, China—d. 15 February , Singapore), also known as Chen Kai, was a painter, educator, writer and critic. Chen belonged to the pioneering group of artists of the Nanyang style. His contemporaries included Liu Kang, Georgette Chen, Cheong Soo Pieng and Chen Wen Hsi. The Nanyang artists combined Western art . Book Description: Significant achievements in art notwithstanding, Chen Chong Swee was also a prolific, vivid essayist. His writings—collated here and translated into English for the first time—range from the value of art education to the responsibilities of the art community, and are . Each side of the book corresponds to English and Chinese language respectively. Much thought and respect to Chen Chong Swee as an artist has been given in the design of the book. When you press on the edge of the book on either side, sketches by Chen Chong Swee become visible.

Get this from a library! Reminiscence of Singapore's pioneer art masters: Liu Kang, Cheong Soo Pieng, Chen Chong Swee, Chen Wen Hsi: 11 March March Unfettered Ink: The Writings of Chen Chong Swee, Paperback by The National Gallery of Art, Singapore (COR); Wee, Low Sze (EDT); Tng, Grace (EDT), ISBN , ISBN , Brand New, Free shipping in the US Cheng Chong Swee's writings- collated here and translated into English for the first time- range from the value of art education to the responsibilities of the art community. Chen Chong Swee: strokes of life: the art of Chen Chong Swee = Chen Zongrui: sheng ji chu bi duan: Chen Zongrui yi shu te zhan Author: editors, Low Sze Wee, Cai Heng. 'Unfettered ink: The Writings of Chen Chong Swee', published by National Gallery Singapore, is a compilation of anecdotes, discourses and essays penned by the fame Nanyang-style watercolour artist, spanning over a year period.

Born in Guangdong Province, China, Chen Chong Swee () came to Singapore in shortly after graduating from Xinhua Academy of Art, co-founded the Salon Art Society (now the Singapore Society of Chinese Artists) in and was a teacher with Author: Chen Chong Swee. The Bali Field Trip, Liu Kang, Chen Chong Swee, Chen Wen Hsi and Cheong Soo Pieng Kwok Kian Chow. This document is part of a joint project of the Singapore Art Museum and the Honours Core Curriculum, National University of image and accompanying text appears here with the kind permission of the Singapore Art Museum. Chen Chong Swee was a Singaporean watercolourist belonging to the pioneer generation of artists espousing the Nanyang-styled painting unique to Singapore, at the turn of the 20th century. He was also one of the first artists in Singapore to use Chinese ink painting techniques to render scenery and figurative paintings of local and Southeast. Unfettered Ink is a compilation of essays across 30 years by Nanyang-style watercolour artist Chen Chong Swee. Underscoring his artwork as a visual extension of his literary depth, the book features slivers of art progressively printed on the edge of each page. When the reader presses to flip the.