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[Exhibition Opening] Evening Climb: The Later Style of Lim Tze Peng

Description
Guest-of-Honour: Professor Kwok Kian Woon
Associate Provost (Student Life), President's Office
Nanyang Technological University

Programme
7pm - Welcome address by Mr Ahmad Mashadi (Head, NUS Museum)
7.10pm - Opening address by Guest-of-Honour, Professor Kwok Kian Woon
7.20pm - Exhibition tour and refreshments

At 96 years old, Lim Tze Peng’s career has seen him practising and experimenting with Chinese ink and brush. From his practice of calligraphy and using a fine brush technique to sketch open air drawings of landscapes and scenery, the artist in his later and more recent experiments arrived at the monumental, abstracted calligraphy and paintings he has come to be known for.

The exhibition focuses on recent developments and works in the artist’s practice. Drawing from a recent donation of Lim Tze Peng’s works to NUS Museum, generously supported by loans from the Lim Tze Peng Art Gallery at Chung Cheng High School, and other private collections, the exhibition focuses on the artist’s progression from landscape paintings in his earlier years, to this turn towards the abstract and the monumental in his application of calligraphic lines undertaken in the later part of his artistic journey.

Image: Lim Tze Peng, Trees (2014), Ink and water on paper, 192 x 490 cm. Gift of Linda Neo in honour of Lim Tze Peng.

Event Timeline
Thu Nov 24, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM SGT
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Venue
NUS Museum
Tickets
[Exhibition Opening] Evening Climb (Thurs, 24 Nov, 7pm)
Venue Address
50 Kent Ridge Crescent, Singapore 119279 Singapore
Directions
1. Car/taxi: By Clementi Road, first entrance from the highway. The museum is right after UCC. 2. Kent Ridge MRT: Internal Shuttle Bus D2. 3. Clementi MRT: Svc 96. 4. Kent Ridge Terminal: Svc 151.
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