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REVIEWS

SINGAPORE

National Gallery Singapore

Chua Ek Kay

After the Rain

CHUA EK KAY, Noon at a City Corner, 2001, Ink on paper, 98 x 90 cm. Collection of John and Cheryl Chia. 

Courtesy National Gallery Singapore.


The recently opened National Gallery Singapore (NGS) organized "After the Rain," the first major historical survey by a national museum of Singaporean artist Chua Ek Kay (1947–2008). This exhibition is part a series focusing on the traditions and divergent aesthetics of ink painting and calligraphy in Southeast Asia. Chua had a classical education grounded in…

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