Soo Pieng: Drawings - A Centenary Reflection


by Koh Seow Chuan; Seah Tzi-Yan

Soo Pieng: Drawings - A Centenary Reflection

Price:  US$50.40   (SGD70.00*)
Format:  Paper Back, 239 pages
Published:  2019, Singapore, 1st Edition
ISBN:  9789811406447
SB#:  063228 (702)

About This Book

Cheong Soo Pieng (1917-1983) made more than 2,000 drawings in the course of his life's work, from which he produced a large body of major artworks in many expressions. He is now hailed as an important artist of the post-war Chinese diaspora. This book closely examines Soo Pieng's lifetime of drawings from 1943 to 1983, tracing it in tandem with developments of the artist's major works. This is the first detailed study on the drawings of Soo Pieng. It explores the basis for the thousands of drawings he made, many previously unseen in public, and how these are intrinsic to an understanding of his life's work. Both essay and image sections provide fresh insights into the way the artist chose his subjects, drew and re-drew, composing copiously, providing a deeper and more sensitive understanding of his art. Includes 250 artwork images.


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