Portrait of an artist

Retrospective of Georgette Chen not only features her paintings but also rarely seen works that delve into her early life

A cosmopolite, an inveterate correspondent and a dedicated artist.

Georgette Chen: At Home In The World captures all these aspects of the pioneering artist, the sole female in the school of Nanyang painters who formed Singapore's first generation of artists.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 26, 2020, with the headline 'Portrait of an artist'. Print Edition | Subscribe