National Gallery Singapore opens Groundbreaking International Co-Curated Exhibition with Centre Pompidou, Paris
Reframing Modernism is now ready for visitors to appreciate modern art paintings. The exhibition is co-curated and co-presented with Centre Pompidou, Paris.
Artworks are presented via the history and the bodies of the work. Reframing Modernism is showcased in the Singtel Special Exhibtion Gallery; level 3 at the National Gallery Singapore. There are a total of three exhibitions. Art lovers are encouraged to draw their own connections and conclusions about the history of the modernism artworks and artists, and its relevance to the development of art in Southeast Asia.
The unprecedented presentation include works by Southeast Asia artists such as Le Pho (Vietnam), Nguyen Gia Tri (Vietnam), S Sudjojono (Indonesia), etc.
Along with Southeast Asia artists, European masters Wassily Kandinsky (Russian-French), Pablo Picasso (Spanish), Henri Matisse (French), Fernand Léger (French), Marc Chagall (Russian-French), Jean Dubuffet (French) works are presented in the three exhibitions.
- Ticket: SGD 15 (Singaporean); SGD 25 (non-Singaporean)
- Exhibtion: March 31st – July 17th, 2016
- Time: 10am to 7pm, Monday to Thursday, Sunday and public holidays; 10am to 10pm, Friday and Saturday
Editor’s note: Art lovers or visitors will notice the differences among artists’ preference for ‘weight’ the brush strokes of their paintings. It could have been influenced by their cultural differences or political revolution during their era.
A selection of the works: