Lim Kwong Ling – Collecting Seashells to Make White Wash Paint, Mata Ikan, c. 1960s 拾贝壳谋生,樟宜


This print is from Portrait of Home, an exhibition presented by Objectifs that features the work of Mr Lim Kwong Ling (b.1932). Portrait of Home presents a series of black and white photographs of post-independence Singapore in the pictorialist and modernist style. The works in this show depict different facets of home through the photographer’s eyes, from landscapes, to various occupations and industries of the time, to family photos. 

About Mr Lim Kwong Ling:

Mr Lim Kwong Ling (b.1932) has been an active member of the photographic community in Singapore, leading and promoting exchanges between photographers from Singapore, China, and Southeast Asia. He is one of the founders of the Photo-Art Association of Singapore and has also led the Federation of Asia Photographic Art (FAPA) Conference in Singapore. Mr Lim himself has exhibited at the Singapore Empress Place Museum and the Cultural Palace of Nationalities, Beijing, to high acclaim. Many of his works are also permanently archived in the Singapore National Gallery.



ARTIST Lim Kwong Ling
COUNTRY Singapore
YEAR 2019
FORMAT Archival print on Photo Rag Baryta paper
DETAILS Edition of 50; comes with certificate of authenticity
Print is unframed
Sizes provided refer to image size
Framing options available, please email for more information

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