In-Gallery Session | Artist Talk: Li Xingjian

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In-Gallery Session
Artist Talk: Li Xingjian

Sat, 07 Dec | 1pm | City Hall Wing, Level 4, Wu Guanzhong Gallery | Free for exhibition ticket holders, registration required*

Artist Li Xingjian was a long-time student of ink master Li Keran. Hear from Li Xingjian as he reminisces about his time under Li Keran’s mentorship, and explores how this relationship has shaped his personal artistic practice. Li Xingjian will also share personal stories about his teacher, providing into into Li Keran as a prolific ink artist and dedicated educator.

The session will be conducted in Mandarin and facilitated by prominent local art critic Teo Han Wue.

Meeting point: Level 4, City Hall Wing, Wu Guanzhong Gallery, Inside Chua Soo Bin: Truth & Legends exhibition


对话 | 李行简

2019年12月07日 |下午1点至2点| 政府大厦翼座,4楼, 吴冠中展厅 | 入场免费(须预先报名)

著名中国画画家李行简是水墨画大师李可染的学生。他们的师生关系非常密切,李可染对李行简的艺术创作产生了极大影响。在这次对话里,李行简将分享自己在李可染的指导下的艺术经历与故事,让观众进一步了解李可染大师的艺术与教育理念。

本次对话将以华语进行, 由本地知名艺术评论家张夏帏主持。




ABOUT THE SPEAKERS

Li Xingjian is a renowned artist in the field of landscape painting. Born in 1937 in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, he began his education at the Guangzhou Institute of Fine Art Secondary School before enrolling in the Central Academy of Fine Art where he received instruction from famous master painters such Ye Qianyu, Li Kuchan and Jiang Zhaohe. There, he became advocate for prominent Chinese painting master Li Keran and decided to focus on landscape painting. He has held many exhibitions both in China and abroad, and his works are held by museums in China, Hong Kong, international arts centres and private collections.

Born in Seremban, Malaysia in 1945, Teo Han Wue graduated from the University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur with a MA in Chinese Studies. He has been living in Singapore since 1971, working in the fields of the arts, education, and journalism. In the 1980s, he was the editor of the former Bilingual Section of The Straits Times and head of its translation section. He then joined the newly formed National Arts Council in 1991 as a director and was tasked with arts development, education, research and publication. In 2004 he became the Executive Director of private museum Art Retreat. Apart from his various advisory positions in the Singapore Art Museum, National Gallery Singapore, National University of Singapore Museum, Nanyang Technological University Museum and the Istana art collection, Teo writes regularly in both English and Chinese on art for publications in Singapore and abroad. Legends: Soo Bin's Portraits of Chinese Ink Masters (English and Chinese editions) remains one of his most notable works.


演讲者资料

李行简著名山水画画家。1937年生,湖北武汉人。早年就读于广州美术中学, 奠定了艺术基础。过后在中国中央美院深造,受了叶浅予、 李苦禪 和蒋兆和等大师的指导。他也在那里开始向水墨大家李可染学习,并成为了李可染艺术的忠实拥护者,专注于山水画。李行简在国内外举办过多次画展,作品也在中国大陆、香港、以及国际的馆藏与私人收藏中。

张夏帏(1945年生),于马来亚大学考取中文系硕士学位。自1971年在新加坡的教育业、新闻业、与私人美术馆管理领域工作。八十年代时期,他是《海峡时报》的双语部编辑,也是翻译部主任。在1991年,张夏帏在当时新成立的国家艺术理事会担任董事一职,负责发展、教育、研究和出版。2004 年,他成为了私人美术馆Art Retreat的执行总监。张夏帏除了在各所国立美术博物馆与大学学府博物馆担任顾问职务外,也定期为国内外的中英文艺术刊物投稿。在他撰写和编辑的书中,《传奇:苏斌的中国水墨大师画像》(中英文版)仍然是他最著名的作品之一。




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  • Please ensure you have an admission ticket to Chua Soo Bin: Truth & Legends.
  • A limited number of seats are available on a first come, first served basis.
  • Please arrive at least 10 minutes before the start of the event.


*By registering for this programme, you give the National Gallery Singapore consent to use your personal data to email you to participate in a post-programme survey. (If contacted for feedback, participation in the survey is optional.)


This event is part of the programming for the exhibition Chua Soo Bin: Truths & Legends.

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