Cover image for Rediscovering Treasures 袖中有东海: Ink Art from the Xiu Hai Lou Collection 袖海楼水墨藏珍

Rediscovering Treasures 袖中有东海

Ink Art from the Xiu Hai Lou Collection 袖海楼水墨藏珍

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$35.00 | Paperback Edition
ISBN: 978-981-11-2374-0

192 pages
9.5" × 12"
61 color illustrations
2017
Distributed by Penn State University Press for National Gallery Singapore

Rediscovering Treasures 袖中有东海

Ink Art from the Xiu Hai Lou Collection 袖海楼水墨藏珍

The Xiu Hai Lou Collection is one of the most extensive private collections of ink art in Singapore. This catalogue is published in conjunction with the exhibition Rediscovering Treasures: Ink Art from the Xiu Hai Lou Collection, and captures the stunning breadth of the Collection. Full-colour image plates showcase works which range from the ancient aesthetics of Ming and Qing painting and calligraphy through to the prized masterpieces of 20th-century ink masters, while newly commissioned essays analyse the unique place of the Collection in local art history. Rounding out the catalogue are an exclusive interview with the current custodians of the Collection as well as an exploration of the ecosystem of collecting.

 

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The Xiu Hai Lou Collection is one of the most extensive private collections of ink art in Singapore. This catalogue is published in conjunction with the exhibition Rediscovering Treasures: Ink Art from the Xiu Hai Lou Collection, and captures the stunning breadth of the Collection. Full-colour image plates showcase works which range from the ancient aesthetics of Ming and Qing painting and calligraphy through to the prized masterpieces of 20th-century ink masters, while newly commissioned essays analyse the unique place of the Collection in local art history. Rounding out the catalogue are an exclusive interview with the current custodians of the Collection as well as an exploration of the ecosystem of collecting.

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