This book is published in conjunction with the exhibition 'Tags & Treats: Works by Vincent Leow' at the Singapore Art Museum between August and October 2010. Since emerging on the Singapore art scene in the 1980s, Vincent Leow has developed a prolific and alternative art practice rooted in debates over the contemporary Singapore identity, working in a wide range of genres including painting, sculpture, installation and performance. He was one of the early members of the seminal art collective The Artists Village and later co-founded the artist-run space Plastique Kinetic Worms. This book documents his career through close analysis of significant periods in his life as well as personal responses from artists, curators and art historians on his key works. Artist CV and bibliography included.
Access level

Onsite

Location code MON.LEV2
Language

English

Publication/Creation date

2010

No of pages

80

ISBN / ISSN

9789814260411

No of copies

1

Content type

artist monograph, 

catalogue

Chapter headings
An Elegiac Rebellion

- David CHEW

Interview with the Artist

- TAN Boonhui, Vincent LEOW

The Fine Heart Practice of Vincent Leow

- Gilles MASSOT

Knowing Vincent and His Paintings

- Ian WOO

Elephant Dumbo, Dog Andy and Other Fables (Or, About Indirect Discourse)

- Milenko PRVACKI

Vincent Leow: Coffee Talk (1992)

- Ray LANGENBACH

Vincent Leow and the Bestial Body

- Isabel CHING, 莊蔚姍

MTV Flash-frozen: The Crystallisation of the Moving Image

- Kenghock PWEE

Vincent Leow: Mock Ducks and Manicured Poodles

- HO Tzu Nyen, 何子彥

No Requiem for Andy

- Lindy POH

Material, Culture and Everyday Life

- Yvonne LEE

On the Artworks by Vincent Leow

- Isak BERBIC

Singapore Contemporary Artists Series: Vincent Leow
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