Lot 4 | Auction XXXVI







B. Kedah, 1947

Musicians, 1993

Signed and dated on lower left

Oil on canvas

50 x 60 cm

Provenance Private Collection, Singapore

Eng Tay brings a universal quality, combined with personal myth into his works, and has evolved a narrative style that is lyrical, nostalgic, mysterious and exotic. He has found a way to reveal the harmony of life through the images of his memory. Since his goal is to create simple poetry, his are not ornate or pretentious but a poetic language that is freely accessible and readily learned, leaving a lasting impression of people in action and poetry in motion.