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The Making of National Gallery Singapore

The Making of National Gallery Singapore

Pauline Ang

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Book Details:
Publisher:National Gallery Singapore ISBN:9789810973438 Published Date:30th November 2015 Dimensions:289 X 312 X 18 mm Weight:1.3158 kilograms Pages:168 Binding:Paperback Illustrations:152 colour, 39 black and white Condition:New

Short Description

Accompanied by stunning photographs, this publication animates the story of the origins and physical transformations of the neoclassical City Hall and former Supreme Court into National Gallery Singapore, which overseas the largest public collection of Singapore and Southeast Asian modern art.

Full Description

Accompanied by stunning photographs, this publication animates the story of the origins and physical transformations of the neoclassical City Hall and former Supreme Court- two buildings that have been focal points for many seminal events in Singapore's history- into National Gallery Singapore, which overseas the largest public collection of Singapore and Southeast Asian modern art. Chapters within flesh out the colonial past of the buildings, the conception and organisation of the architectural design competition, and the ambitious ten-year process of envisioning, designing and building this institution.