Literary Arts, Visual Arts, Talk/Workshop

Paintings Into Poems

Organised by: National Gallery Singapore
  • Date:
    6 Apr 2019
  • Time:
    4:30pm
  • Duration:
    1h
  • Venue:
    National Gallery Singapore, City Hall Wing, Level 4 Gallery
    National Gallery Singapore, City Hall Wing, Level 4 GalleryNational Gallery Singapore, City Hall Wing, Level 4 Gallery
  • Language:
    English
  • Admission:
    Admission is free for ticket-holders, with limited seats available on a first come, first served basis.

Synopsis:

Lim Cheng Hoe is a pioneer of watercolour painting in Singapore. Gain personal insights into Lim Cheng Hoe's watercolour practice from artists who painted together with Lim and experience a series of poetry readings by Edwin Thumboo, Heng Siok Tian, Eric Valles, and Werner Kho as part of this series of programmes held in the exhibition gallery. The four poets will present and discuss original poems written in response to Lim's Singapore River (1962). The panel is chaired by poet-in-residence Edwin Thumboo.


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