Travel-inspired works by watercolour pioneer Ong Kim Seng

Artist Ong Kim Seng (left, standing) with his students, (anti-clockwise from front left) graphic designer and art teacher Alicia Tan, 45; semi-retired builder Tham Kum Yuen, 64; and Annie Lee, 44, who works in the construction industry.
Artist Ong Kim Seng (left, standing) with his students, (anti-clockwise from front left) graphic designer and art teacher Alicia Tan, 45; semi-retired builder Tham Kum Yuen, 64; and Annie Lee, 44, who works in the construction industry.PHOTO: COURTESY OF ANNIE LEE AND JEFFERY LIM

A painting of Tibet's Potala Palace by pioneer Singaporean watercolour artist Ong Kim Seng will take centre stage in an upcoming exhibition.

"When we talk about Tibet, we always think about Potala. It's one of the seven wonders," he says.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 20, 2018, with the headline 'Travel-inspired works by watercolour pioneer Ong Kim Seng'. Print Edition | Subscribe