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Nanyang style

PRESENTATION BY ATHIRAH
HAMZAH

History of nanyang style


First attempt to define the NANYANG

STYLE were made by art historians ,


REDZA PIYADASA and T.K.
This study tribute to NANYANG
ACADEMY of FINE ARTS NAFA.
Practiced by migrant chinese
painters in Singapore.

The Nanyang artists had set the

ground work for more serious


questions to be asked regarding
artistic identity in later decades.
Chinese-derived pictorial formats
and the stylised figure types created
by the late Cheong Soo-pieng
1950 - Sculptures and stylized
Balinese wood carvings.

technique
Landscape paintings
Portraiture
Oil painting
Watercolour painting

Nanyang Artists
The pioneers LIU KANG , CHEN

CHONG SWEE , CHEN WEN HSI ,


CHEONG SOO PIENG and
GEORGETTE CHEN .
Had receive training in traditional
chinese watercolour painting in
China.

Simple biodata of LIM HAK


TAI
Who inspired the Nanyang School of ART.
Graduated-Provincial Art Teachers

Training in Fuzhou 1916.


Amoy Art Teachers College.
Came to Singapore 1937-Japan war
Conferred PINGAT JASA GEMILANG
(meritorious award).
1st artist to be conferred award by
Singapore Government.
Died on 14 February 1963 cause lung
cancer.

Lecturer of Nanyang Art


Academy
Lim Hak Tai ( pengetua & pensyarah

cat air dan cat minyak )


Kao Fei Tse ( pensyarah asas
lukisan )
Chang Meng Tee ( pensyarah grafik
)
Chung Ting Wei ( pensyarah
sambilan )

Styles
Chinese ink and colour, or ol on

canvas.
Simple use of colour in line similar as
post impressionists such as VINCANT
VAN GOUGH.
Reflect the universal culture of
migrants mix of western , chinese
and indigenous beliefs.

Painting by Cheong Soo Pieng

Painting by GEORGETTE
CHEN

Painting by GEORGETTE
CHEN

Painting by LIU KANG

Painting by CHEN WEN HSI

Nanyang art group


painting

End ofm y presentation