Showcasing art from the 19th century, Century of Light features two exhibitions that demonstrate the range of painting styles and art movements that developed in Europe during this post-Enlightenment period of innovation and change. The exhibitions offer visitors the rare opportunity to see masterpieces from leading European and American museums that have never been shown in the region before, along with major paintings from Southeast Asian collections.
Colours of Impressionism: Masterpieces from the Musée d’Orsay traces the emergence of modernism in Europe through major Impressionist works from the collection of Musée d’Orsay in Paris, which holds the world’s leading collection of French art of the late 19th century, including many of the period’s great masterpieces. The exhibition features over 60 masterpieces from this renowned collection of French art of the late 19th century, including key works by Monet, Renoir, Manet, and Cézanne.
Between Worlds: Raden Saleh and Juan Luna unites, for the first time, the work of two significant Southeast Asian artists who were active in Europe in the 19th century Indonesian artist Raden Saleh (c.1811–1880) and Filipino artist Juan Luna (1857–1899). This exhibition will be the first major survey to bring together works from collections around the world, featuring paintings from Southeast Asian, European and American museums and private collections.
Admission: Singaporeans/PRs S$15; Non-Singaporeans S$25
Venue: Singtel Special Exhibition Gallery, City Hall Wing, Level 3, National Gallery Singapore, 1 St. Andrew’s Road, Singapore 178957
Hours: Saturday – Thursday 10am – 7pm; Friday 10am – 9pm
When: 16 Nov 2017 - 11 Mar 2018,