Peranakans Clay Figurines

Artist: Wong Kin Tong
Year: 2020
Prize Category: 1st Prize
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Artwork Description

The artist demonstrates immaculate attention to detail and skilled pencil technique in this vivid recreation of clay Baba-Nyonya figurines that can be sighted at the distinctively green-hued Pinang Peranakan Mansion in George Town. Exhibiting meticulous forethought, the artist chooses to render the artwork at a steep angle, drawing the viewer in for close and prolonged scrutiny, mimicking the act of admiring the intricate carvings in the flesh.

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