“Affinity” is a group exhibition featuring 17 Chinese ink works by 13 eminent artists, namely Nanyang pioneers Chen Wen Hsi, Chen Chong Swee, Cheong Soo Pieng, Fan Chang Tien, Huang Pao Fang, Lee Man Fong, Liu Kang, Pan Shou, and See Hiang To, as well as second-generation Singapore painters Chua Ek Kay, Lee Hock Moh, Lim Tze Peng, and Tan Oe Pang.
The title of the exhibition, Affinity, is paired with the Chinese character 緣, commonly presented as 緣分, meaning “fate”. The exhibition explores the affinity these artists have, or had, with the medium of Chinese ink. It is an exceptional opportunity for one to view artworks by important ink practitioners, including Nanyang’s first-generation artists and four Cultural Medallion recipients Pan Shou, Chua Ek Kay, Lee Hock Moh, and Lim Tze Peng,
all in a single show.
Venue: Confluence Art Space, 2 Havelock Road, #02-29 Havelock 2, Singapore 059763
When: 8 - 30 Jul 2023,