National Gallery Singapore's pagoda exhibition by Malaysian artist goes to Paris

National Gallery Singapore's first show to travel abroad - to Centre Pompidou - is also the first dedicated show on a South-east Asian artist at the Parisian museum

For the next three months, visitors to Parisian museum Centre Pompidou will discover, amid the Picassos and Matisses, the abstract, burgeoning forms of Malaysian modernist artist Latiff Mohidin.

The exhibition Latiff Mohidin: Pago Pago (1960-1969), which opened yesterday, is a landmark in two respects.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 01, 2018, with the headline 'Pagodas go to Paris?'. Subscribe