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Jimmy and his arts are recorded and documented in many art books and publications. Art Publications by Singapore Art Museum include Many in One: 25 Years of art in Singapore; Modernity and Beyond; Channels and Confluences: A History of Singapore Art; Singapore Art 97; Window on Singapore Art; Modern Art Travels East-West; Masterpieces from Private Collectors and others. Large coffee table edition art books like Singapore Artist Speak; Change: 20 Singapore Artists - A Decade of their Work; Singapore - Places Poems Paintings, as well as in international exhibition catalogues and art publication. His artistic achievements and exhibitions are also reported in the news.




Mentioned below are some of the books that are available at National Library Singapore:


Change: 20 Singapore artists: a decade of their work. - Sabapathy, T.K.

Call Number: RSING 709.5957 CHA

ISBN: 9971008629

Imprint: Singapore: Raffles Editions, 1998.

Features the works of twenty selected artists whose creative output and remarkable diversity of styles and media best represented the Singapore arts scene then. Contains 220 full colour plates of works and 21 colour portraits of the artists.


Channels and confluences: a history of Singapore art. - Kwok, K.C.

Call Number: RSING 709.5957 KWO

ISBN: 9810074883

Imprint: Singapore: Singapore Art Museum, 1996.

A historical survey of Singapore art, it highlights the themes and issues that shaped the development of the visual arts in Singapore. Features paintings of prominent artists in Singapore.


City/community: Singapore art today.

Call Number: RSING 759.95957 CIT

ISBN: 9971887134

Imprint: Singapore: National Arts Council, 1999.

Published for the Nokia Singapore Art festival, this large exhibition catalogue contains 6 articles discussing Singaporean contemporary art, as well as images of works by over 250 participating artists. Organized thematically, the works include paintings, sculpture, ceramics, photography, video and installation art.


Many in one: 25 years of art from Singapore.

Call Number: RSING/RSEA 759.95957 MAN

ISBN: 9971917343

Imprint: Singapore: National Museum, 1991.

This catalogue accompanies the first exhibit of Singapore art to be brought to the United States. It was held in Washington D.C. The catalogue features a short article on Singapore


Singapore artists speak. - Lim, R.

Call Number: RSING 709.5957 SIN

ISBN: 9971008637

Imprint: Singapore: Raffles Editions, 1998.

Features the lives and works of 60 talented individuals, painters and sculptors of Singapore. Includes full colour pictures of the artists


Window on Singapore art.

Call Number: RSING 759.5957 WIN

ISBN: 9971917378

Imprint: Singapore: Singapore Heritage Board, 1994.

This is a catalogue to accompany the launch of a traveling exhibit showcasing Singapore art. The exhibition was held in China and Hong Kong, and featured works by several prominent Singaporean artists.

(Above information derived from National Library website .)


Prabhakara - Recent Painting

ISBN 9971886030

This is an art exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with Prabhakara Jimmy Quek's one-man art exhibition at the Alliance Francaise de Singapour. Introduction written by Constance Sheares. 86 pages with colour plates of paintings.


Prabhakara - Journey Into Myself

This artbook is published in conjunction with Prabhakara Jimmy Quek's one-man art exhibition at the Substation, Singapore in July 1992. Introduction texts by Chia Wai Hon. 62 pages with colour pictures of paintings.










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