National Gallery launches first Singapore sculpture survey in 30 years

At the exhibition's entrance are works by artist Jimmy Ong, collectively titled Seamstress Raffles Effigies (2016 to 2021). PHOTO: NATIONAL GALLERY SINGAPORE
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SINGAPORE - When one thinks of Singapore sculpture, what comes to mind is probably the Merlion, or the statue of Sir Stamford Raffles.

But the field of local sculpture ranges far beyond these icons, as a new National Gallery Singapore exhibition seeks to show.

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