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The inaugural solo acrylic-medium focused exhibition
Han Sai Por: Secret Landscapes – A Bali Purnati Artist Residency. Photo Credit: The Private Museum
The Private Museum presents Han Sai Por: Secret Landscapes – A Bali Purnati Artist Residency by one of Singapore's leading sculptors and cultural medallion recipient, Han Sai Por.
This is the museum's second collaboration with Yayasan Bali Purnati, which is also known as The Bali Purnati Center for The Arts. The exhibition features the artist's inaugural solo acrylic-medium focused exhibition displaying a selection of fifteen acrylic-on-canvas paintings inspired by her recent Bali Purnati artist residency.
The Pavilion View Pool. Photo Credit: The Bali Purnati Center for The Arts
Han Sai Por (b. 1943) is a renowned Asian sculptor and Singapore Cultural Medallion Award recipient. The artist has won a number of awards in China, India, and Italy. And she was inducted in Singapore Women"s Hall of Fame 2014.
Han had received education in fine arts and landscape architecture. Many of her works are related to the changing landscape. She also founded Sculpture Society (Singapore).
Her works have been shown at local and international art fairs and galleries. Her projects and works can be found in many international and local institutions, public space and private collections not only in Singapore but also in China, India, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, United Kingdom and the United States.
The artist, who is widely known for her stone sculptures, will showcase a pair of elegant black granite and white marble sculptures.
A pair of elegant black granite and white marble sculptures by Han Sai Por. Photo credit: The Private Museum
With vigor and tenacity, Han immersed herself in the rich natural landscapes of the mystical island of Bali. Han's new body of works captures the essence of Balinese topography which reflected her visits to Mount Batur and Mount Agung, the pristine beaches of Amed, Ketewel and Bias Tugel, the crashing waves of Water Blow Nusa Dua, and the rice terraces of Jatiluwih.
The opening reception will take place on 4 August. Register here. Please contact the Private Museum if you need an enquiry.
The Floating Pavilion. Photo Credit: The Bali Purnati Center for The Arts
The artist will also share her personal journey and experiences from the Bali Purnati artist residency, which culminated in the latest collection of acrylic works and stone sculptures. The talk will be held on 6 August. Get your ticket here.
This is an excellent opportunity for collectors and art lovers to meet the renowned artist in person and find out more about her artistic practice.