Tradition, the Source of Inspiration
From the First ASEAN Symposium on Aesthetics, Workshops and Exhibition

Exhibition

Flyer of Tradition exhibition

Of the 103 artworks presented in the first ASEAN Art Symposium on Aesthetics, Workshop and Exhibition held in 1989 at the National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, 31 were selected by the gallery for exhibition in Fukuoka and Tokyo. The theme of the symposium was “Tradition, the Source of Inspiration.” Escaping from received Western art styles to pursue their own national identities, the artists from the six ASEAN countries showed how they reflected their respective traditions through art.

Data
Dates & Venue
(Fukuoka)
May 2–June 17, 1990
Fukuoka Art Museum
(Tokyo) June 23–July 15, 1990
The Japan Foundation ASEAN Culture Center Gallery
Curators Ushiroshoji Masahiro (Curator, Fukuoka Art Museum)
Artists Othman Haji Moksin, Haji Marsidi bin Haji Akip, Gung Wayan Tjidera, Tisna Sanjaya, Chew Teng-Beng, Syed Thajudeen, Manuel D. Baldemor, Norma Belleza, Goh Beng-Kwan, Tay Chee-Toh, Prayat Pongdam, Sawasdi Tantisuk
Organizers The Japan Foundation ASEAN Culture Center, Fukuoka Art Museum
Assistance The National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur

Catalogue

Tradition, the Source of Inspiration: From the First ASEAN Symposium on Aesthetics, Workshop and Exhibition
Edited by Furuichi Yasuko; Ushiroshoji Masahiro

  • Publisher:
    Tokyo: The Japan Foundation ASEAN Culture Center
  • Year:
    1990
  • Total Number of Pages:
    48
  • Size:
    30 cm
  • Language:
    Japanese (jpn); English (eng)
  • NCID:
    BN08144611

[Contents]

p. 5 Foreword
The Japan Foundation ASEAN Culture Center; Fukuoka Art Museum
p. 7 The Temptation of Tradition
Ushiroshoji Masahiro
p. 9 Summary of the First ASEAN Symposium on Aesthetics, Workshop and Exhibition in Kuala Lumpur
Syed Ahmad Jamal (Director, The National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur)
p. 11 Catalog
p. 33 The Artists

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