Chinese artists by Michel Nau - Zhong Sibin  钟泗滨  
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

Zhong Sibin

 
 

钟泗滨

 
     
 

© Zhong Sibin  钟泗滨   portrait  -  chinesenewart

 
biography  
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1917

Zhong Sibin ( Cheong Soo Pieng )  ( 1917-1983 ) was born in Xiamen, Fujian

 

Province, in China.

   
 

He studied painting in the Xiamen Art Academy, then in the Shanghai Xinhua

 

Art Academy.

  He held his first solo exhibition.
   

1946

He moved to Singapore.
  He taught in the Nanyang Academy of Art, Singapore.

 

He is one of the four artists and educators, pioneers of Singapore, with his friends :

 

Chen Chong Swee, Liu Kang, Chen Wen-Hsi.

   
 

He left to visit Bali with Chen Wen Hsi , Chen Zongrui and Liu Kang.

1952

Pictures of Bali exhibition at the British Council Hall in Singapore was perceived

 

as the beginning of the Nanyang School.

   
 

He participated in exhibitions of the group of the Society of Art of Singapore.

1951

Chen Chong Swee, Liu Kang, Cheong Soo Pieng, Chen Wen-hsi

1953

Chen Chong Swee, Liu Kang, Cheong Soo Pieng, Chen Wen-hsi

1956

04.05 13.05 with seven artists.

   

1962

Solo exhibition at Frost & Reed Gallery, London United Kingdom.

   

1983

He died in Singapore at the age of 66.

   
   
 

Danièle Sicard

 

Zhong Sibin  钟泗滨- portrait of Khoan Sullivan 1959   ©  Ashmolean Museum

Zhong Sibin  portrait of Khoan Sullivan 1959   ©     Ashmolean Museum

 
 

Zhong Sibin  钟泗滨 - City View - ink and colour on paper  1965

Zhong Sibin  钟泗滨 - City View - ink and colour on paper  1965

 

 
 

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