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An Unbroken Line: The Wu Guanzhong Donation



Wu Guangzhong: <EM>Pandas</EM>, 1992Photo courtesy of The Singapore Art Museum
Wu Guangzhong: Pandas, 1992
Photo courtesy of The Singapore Art Museum
An Unbroken Line: The Wu Guanzhong Donation
SINGAPORE
  •  Singapore Art Museum  •  Ongoing
 
 
Wu Guanzhong's donation of 113 works to the Singapore Art Museum in 2008 is the highest valued donation presented to a public museum in Singapore. This exhibition will showcase all 114 works representing five decades of the artist's creative oeuvre. A key significance of Wu Guanzhong’s art is the crossing and synthesising of the two art forms of ink and oil which represent art historical and aesthetic contexts of traditional Chinese and western art. Wu started painting in ink only in 1974, when he was aged 55, but his earlier oil works were predicated on ink aesthetics as with his subsequent inks on oil foundation.


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Contact: The Singapore Art Museum
71 Bras Basah Rd
Singapore, 189555
Singapore
Tel: (65) 6332 32 22

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