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Date : 8 December 2001 - 3 February 2002
Venue : Singapore Calligraphy Centre



Under the theme of "History, Identity, Technology and Space", this exhibition intends to showcase a wide range of calligraphic works which are significant to our history and identity yet under different cultural background. It includes also a contemporary work inspired by the Islamic Calligraphy that demonstrate a state of artistic harmony in the exhibition. A calligraphy work " Ma Gu Xian Shou" by courtesy of the Huang Yao Collection in Singapore Art Museum is also presented in the Exhibition. Huang Yao (1917-1987) pioneering his work in creative calligraphy in the mid 20th century, was mentioned by Art historian Wang Nanming that his calligraphy painting predates modern calligraphy in mainland China.
Singapore Art Museum, exhibition handout, 8 Dec 2002
Ma Gu Xian shou
. Ma Gu Xian Shou
Chinese ink on rice paper
43.9cm x 52cm
c. 1970s
Huang Yao Collection in Singapore Art Museum
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