Chryse Gallery of Fine Art

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Historical and Modern
Southeast Asian Paintings

Goh's Regret / Hong Sek Chern

Goh's Regret

Goh's Regret
Hong Sek Chern

Oil on canvas, 120 x 150 cm ,

No: 201


Hong Sek Chern

b. 1967

Hong Sek Chern who studied at the Nanyang Academy of Fine Art (NAFA) and Goldsmith College (U.K.) is one of Singapore's leading contemporary ink painters. The one-time Head of Fine Art Dept at NAFA is also a multi-awardee. Her many awards include the prestigious UOB Painting of the Year Award in 2007. Her works can be found in public and private collections such as the National Gallery of Singapore and Taipei Fine Art Museum.

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Artwork Details

Mdm Goh drove out of a Chua Chu Kang HDB car park and struck a man. And she was filled with remorse. The site was viewed from the main road where a vehicle might turn from as it exists from the multi-storey HDB car park.

At the bottom of the painting are two sleeping figures based on photographs taken of workers taking afternoon nap at HDB void deck.