Painting Today

Painting Today

WHEN
13 – 16 January 2022
VENUE
Singapore Chinese Culture Center (SCCC) (go to Google maps)
OPENING HOURS
11 AM - 7 PM
Sunday - 11 AM - 5 PM
ADMISSION
Free Admission

Painting Today

Painting Today, brings together 30 artists from the Modern Arts Society in an inhouse curation to explore the relevance of painting in the Singapore contemporary art scene. The exhibition will cover a diversity of painters from the second-generation to the emerging artists, bridging the generational gap through similarities and differences in subject matter, genres, dexterity and conceptual.

While the legacy of the traditional painting is being slowly anachronized and marginalised in the rise of the digital era, it is no longer the distinction between the old and the new. Painting’s inextricable relationship with tradition and the impact of digitalized push forward by the pandemic, served not as boundaries but opened a new passage in diverse studio practices and contemporary visual vocabulary. 

The program includes artist talk, art workshop and short videos online.

Image Credit: Chan Choy Har, Spring Of Joy, 2021

____ Painting Today

15 Jan 2022, 3pm - 4.30pm

Panel Discussion with Jeffrey Say, Priscilla Quek, Dr Pwee Keng Hock. Moderated by: Micheal Lee

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