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Unfettered Ink, 妙笔丹青

The Writings of Chen Chong Swee, 陈宗瑞文集

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252 pages
1 color/11 b&w illustrations
2017
Distributed by the Penn State Press for National Gallery Singapore

Unfettered Ink, 妙笔丹青

The Writings of Chen Chong Swee, 陈宗瑞文集

Significant achievements in art notwithstanding, Chen Chong Swee was also a prolific, vivid essayist. His writings—collated here and also translated into English for the first time—range from the value of art education to the responsibilities of the art community, and are imbued with ardour and vigorous clarity. This compilation provides a compelling contribution to our understanding of the artist as a man of unwavering focus, whose thoughts cleaved to the advancement of art.

 

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Significant achievements in art notwithstanding, Chen Chong Swee was also a prolific, vivid essayist. His writings—collated here and also translated into English for the first time—range from the value of art education to the responsibilities of the art community, and are imbued with ardour and vigorous clarity. This compilation provides a compelling contribution to our understanding of the artist as a man of unwavering focus, whose thoughts cleaved to the advancement of art.

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