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Through the Eyes of a Child: Art by Quek Hong Shin

Through the Eyes of a Child

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Venue: Levels 9 and 10 Foyer, Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre, 1 Straits Boulevard, Singapore 018906
Period: 2 Apr to 31 Aug 2021

Take a journey through time, and discover the cultural icons that defined Singapore before it became the bustling metropolis of today. Through the Eyes of a Child: Art by Quek Hong Shin captures the vanishing collective memories from a time when coconut trees towered over attap houses, and children played in the busy back-alleys of old Chinatown. The exhibition features the people and places inspired by Hong Shin while he was growing up in the 1980s. It includes 14 artworks from his popular book series’: The Amazing Sarong, The Incredible Basket, The Brilliant Oil Lamp and The Marvellous Sugee Cake, along with new illustrations created specially for this showcase.

Admission is free.

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