Lim Mu Hue: an inventive life
5 April - 18 May 2014 | 11am - 7pm
Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Lim Hak Tai Gallery
Campus 1, 80 Bencoolen Street, Singapore 189655
Drawing inspiration from kampong scenes, puppet theatres and changing landscapes of Singapore, Lim's paintings were rich in local themes. One of the most innovative artists of his generation, Lim had explored and integrated Chinese and Western painting methods and concepts to develop his own distinctive style.
In this tribute exhibition, a selection of over 40 works and preparatory sketches from 1950s to most recently before his death were selected from the collection of the artist's family, NUS Museum and private art collectors to showcase his versatility in various mediums such as charcoal, pastel, oil, watercolour and Chinese ink. This will also include sketches of Lim's last mural installation at the Esplanade MRT station completed in 2008.