Liu Kang (1911 – 2004) is widely regarded as one of Singapore’s most important artists, and a guiding figure in the development of Singapore’s art scene.
This exhibition provides insights into Liu Kang’s involvement in various areas of the visual arts field, from the creation of artworks, to playing a central role in education and criticism.
Liu also played a leading role in the Society of Chinese Artists and the Singapore Art Society for many years. In recognition of the artist’s lifetime accomplishments and contributions to Singapore’s visual art community, he was conferred the Public Service Star in 1970, and the Meritorious Service Medal in 1996.
This exhibition is held in commemoration of the artist’s centennial year of birth. Featuring 100 works by Liu Kang, this exhibition invites visitors on a journey of exploration into the life and mind of the artist.
Liu Kang: A Centennial Celebration is a special research exhibition organised by the National Art Gallery, Singapore, supported by the National Heritage Board and held at the Singapore Art Museum.
Date: 29 July to 16 October 2011
Venue: Singapore Art Museum
Address: 71 Bras Basah Road, Singapore 189555
Friends from the media, please visit Press Room for more details.