Published in conjunction with the exhibition 'Cheong Soo Pieng: Bridging Worlds' at The National Art Gallery, Singapore, 15 September – 26 December 2010. 'Cheong Soo Pieng was a pioneer artist who created visually fresh pictures of Southeast Asia's landscapes and people. By marrying artistic traditions of the East and West, he broke new ground in the way the tropics were portrayed. From painting to sculpture and mixed media, Cheong Soo Pieng's works single him out as the most versatile and experimental artist of his generation.' (Back cover)
This book chronicles the life and career of Cheong Soo Pieng (1917–1983), gathering his key works, old photographs and never-before-published sketches. Includes 94 colour plates and 199 illustrations. With brief chronology, bibiliographical references and glossary.
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