Ng Eng Teng

Nationality: Singaporean.

Year: 1986.

Medium: Ciment fondu, paint & lacquer.

Size: 119 x 45 x 33cm.

Scholars Programme

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.

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