Artists Lim Yew Kuan and Chng Seok Tin: 18-year age gap, but whose art was worlds apart

Artist Lim Yew Kuan's Roving Across Cambridge (2015). PHOTO: COURTESY OF SUE CHER BEE EAN (MRS LIM YEW KUAN)
Artist Chng Seok Tin's mixed-media artwork Whispering –Let Me Tell You A Secret, Your Dragon Majesty (2012) at artcommune gallery. PHOTO: ARTCOMMUNE GALLERY
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SINGAPORE – Looking at the works of the late artists Lim Yew Kuan and Chng Seok Tin – both Cultural Medallion recipients – one can see the evolution of the very diverse visual arts landscape in Singapore.

Both artists headline new exhibitions. Taking A Retrospective Glimpse Of Lim Yew Kuan’s World Of Art is on at the Hai Hui Art Gallery till Dec 10, while Through All Vicissitudes: Prints & Sculptures By Chng Seok Tin is on at artcommune gallery till Nov 27.

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