KUALA LUMPUR – National Art Gallery (NAG), brings you Sculpturing is Meditative By Chin Wan Kee: Select Works 1997-2017’ exhibition, displaying 50 sculptures, a special survey show by one of the country’s handful of veteran sculptors specializing in bronze casting. Chin Wan Kee who is currently attached to a prestigious private institution as an art educator. As a sculptor, one of his prominent sculpture entitled Unity and Harmony, proudly graces an area of National Art Gallery garden since year 2000.
According to the sculptor “Sculpturing is meditative. It seizes me and gets me in a position to experience the truth and the freedom in life. Sculpturing is also a booster that continues to arouse and rush myself into exploring the roots of my own identity. Ultimately, the conceivable direction leads me to a deeper understanding of the fundamental nature of human kind and their intrinsic values”.
The exhibition is being curated by Tan Sei Hon, will features selected works from a few series produced over the course of 2 decades as well as new works. It offers a unique look at the human form reflecting the artist’s thoughts on life and humanity and the direction it has evolved over the years. Besides marking a personal milestone for the 55 year old artist, the exhibition aims to pay a tribute to fellow sculptors, other art practitioner and patrons for their support while introducing the artist and this art form to a whole new generation of art lovers and practitioners.
The inauguration will be held on 12th October 2017 at 3.00pm and will be officiated by YBhg. Tan Sri Kamarul Ariffin, Former Chairman of National Art Gallery at Creative Space 3, National Art Gallery. The exhibition on view from 7th October 2017 until 30th October 2017 at Creative Space 3, National Art Gallery. Admission is free.