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Wong Keen, a Singapore abstract expressionist

Wong, Keen

Wong Keen, a Singapore abstract expressionist

an exhibition of donated works by Mr. and Mrs. Koh Seow Chuan, 9 March-29 April 2007, Singapore Art Museum.

by Wong, Keen

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Published by Singapore Art Museum in [Singapore] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 19).

ContributionsSingapore Art Museum.
The Physical Object
Pagination89 p. :
Number of Pages89
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18018837M
ISBN 109810577621
ISBN 109789810577629
LC Control Number2007322704

Koh was the Vice-President of the organising committee of the Singapore World Stamp Exhibition in In , Koh donated paintings by Singaporean artist Lim Tze Peng to the Singapore Art Museum, he donated 63 artworks by Wong Keen, a Singapore Abstract Expressionist, worth S$ million to the Singapore Art Museum in Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is a sovereign island city-state in Southeast Asia. The country is situated one degree north of the equator, at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, with Indonesia's Riau Islands to the south and Peninsular Malaysia to the north. Singapore's territory consists of one main island along with 62 Missing: abstract expressionist. Although he made his name in the s and ‘60s as an Abstract Expressionist, Philip Guston is now best remembered for the dark humor conveyed in the cartoon-like figurative paintings and drawings that he prolifically produced during the last twelve years of his life, which ended in


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