Ng Eng Teng
Medium: Ciment fondu, paint & lacquer.
Size: 119 x 45 x 33cm.
Red Modesty continues a process of radical simplification begun in the late 1980s with such works as Modesty, 1986 (Fig. 30) where "although there is a certain amount of abbreviation already, you can still see half of the head and three hands."
--Bodies Transformed ch. 4
Constance Sheares. Bodies Transformed: Ng Eng Teng in the Nineties. Singapore: NUS Museums/ National University of Singapore, 1999.
This document is part of a joint project of the NUS Museums and the University Scholars Programme, National University of Singapore. This image and accompanying text appears here with the kind permission of the NUS Museums.
Last updated: 11 January 2001