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Painterly Dissertation of Tan Swie Hian: The 8th Solo Exhibition by Raymond Lau Poo Seng

$25.00

Book Specification: A4, 80 pages, Paperback
Artist: Raymond Lau Poo Seng
Chief Editor: Phoon Kwee Hian

This is the first time that Singapore’s most celebrated multi-disciplinary poet-artist, Tan Swie Hian, is discussed in a series of paintings…

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This is the first time that Singapore’s most celebrated multi-disciplinary poet-artist, Tan Swie Hian, is discussed in a series of paintings. Painted by young Singapore artist, Raymond Lau, the innovative body of 23 portraits presents an extraordinary interpretation that has created a record in the history of painting. Painted over the period of 2004 to 2007, the portraits also signifies a tribute that Raymond pays to his esteemed mentor.

The 23 portraits, showcased in this art catalgoue, are painted using various mediums and are entitled Portrait of Tan Swie Hian, Portrait of Four Monochromes (I), Portrait of Four Monochromes (II), Portrait of Four Monochromes (III), Portrait of Four Monochromes (IV), Chang Dai-chien and Tan Swie Hian,Tan Swie Hian in Samadhi, The Universe and Man Are but One, To See One’s True Self in Reflection, The Winged Steed in the Gobi Desert, Tan Swie Hian the Superhero, The National Treasure, Justice Bao of the Telok Kurau Studios, Tan Swie Hian Loves Animals, Tan Swie Hian the Great Swordman, Tan Swie Hian Discovers Young Talents, Tan Swie Hian’s Calligraphy Demonstration at Venice Biennale, Tan Swie Hian’s World of Multi-disciplinary Arts, Tan Swie Hian Creates Earth Art, Tan Swie Hian the Poet, Tan Swie Hian the Fighter, Tan Swie Hian in His Childhood and The Most Awarded Artist of Singapore.