National Gallery Singapore launches retrospective of photographer Chua Soo Bin's works

Chua Soo Bin posing at his exhibition Chua Soo Bin: Truths & Legends, at the National Gallery.
Chua Soo Bin posing at his exhibition Chua Soo Bin: Truths & Legends, at the National Gallery.ST PHOTO: KELLY HUI
Chua Soo Bin: Truths & Legends is the National Gallery Singapore's first exhibition focusing on photography.
Chua Soo Bin: Truths & Legends is the National Gallery Singapore's first exhibition focusing on photography.ST PHOTO: KELLY HUI

SINGAPORE - Singapore lensman Chua Soo Bin is known for his black and white portraits of 14 Chinese ink masters. But none of the images in that 1980s series, Legends, show the artists making their work.

"I had a different plan - I wanted to capture their daily lives," says 87-year-old Chua, whose works will be shown at the National Gallery Singapore from Friday (Dec 6) onwards as part of a retrospective exhibition.

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