The New Age Renaissance – Book Launch and Solo Exhibition (26 June – 7 July) will be held in conjunction with the launch of Singaporean multidisciplinary artist Tan Oe Pang’s new limited-edition art book “In Conversation with Tan Oe Pang and Goh Huck Heng in Singapore”. The exhibition will feature 30 original artworks published in the art book, together with a curated collection of 60 pieces of oil paintings rendered in an array of different styles from Tan’s extensive art career throughout the years. For the first time, more than 50 pieces of selected artworks will be discussed in depth, allowing art lovers to gain greater insight into Tan’s mastery techniques, creative concepts and inspirations.
The New Age Renaissance – Book Launch and Solo Exhibition invites readers to explore Tan’s artistic practice through a series of dialogues with author Goh Huck Heng. For the first time, more than 50 pieces of selected artworks will be discussed in depth, allowing art lovers to gain greater insight into Tan’s mastery techniques, creative concepts and inspirations.
Tan Oe Pang’s work can be recognized by the distinctive fusion of Eastern and Western art techniques, seeking to push aside constraints of tradition and cross-cultural boundaries. Working with a wide variety of mediums such as Chinese ink, Chinese calligraphy, oil painting, sculpture, mixed media and poetry, Tan adopts the “East meets West” approach in his intriguing “Chinese Oil Painting” series – an innovative integration of western painting tools and materials, together with techniques and concepts of Chinese ink painting.
As with Tan’s brazen and innovatory artistry, his work has been widely recognized around the world. He has exhibited extensively overseas in countries such as Brazil, Chile, Germany, Holland, Scotland, South Korea, Taiwan, China and the United States of America. From participating in the 1985 International Biennial of Arts in Sao Paolo which earned him his highly regarded “Insect of Ice”, to being awarded the Works of Excellence in the Beijing International Ink & Wash Painting Exhibition for his painting “Han Acrobatics”, Tan has accumulated a repertoire for his exemplary work.
Venue: ION Art Gallery, ION Orchard, Level 4
When: 26 Jun - 7 Jul 2019, 10:00 - 22:00
By: ION Art Gallery