Lim Yew Kuan
Published in 2010
Born in 1928 in Xiamen, China, Lim Yew Kuan was the son of Lim Hak Tai, founding principal of NAFA. After graduating from NAFA with a Diploma in Western Painting, he went on to study Western painting and printmaking at the Chelsea School of Art in London, before becoming a lecturer and eventually principal of NAFA between 1963 and 1979.
This book was published in conjunction with a retrospective exhibition of his works. It contains numerous images of the artists' works from the 1950s to the present. Also included in the book is a message from Professor Cham Tao Soon, Chairman of Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts Board, a foreward by Mr Kwok Kian Chow, Director of The National Art Gallery, Singapore and essays by Allison Liu Daison, a Beijing Art Collector, Choy Weng Yang the artist, and Ms Bridget Tracy Tan, Director of the Institute of Southeast Asian Arts and Art Galleries, NAFA.