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1970s billboards by the United Artists’ Front of Thailand protesting hegemonies.

Dede Eri Supria’s painting Labyrinth (1987 – 1988) looks at consumerism and urban poverty in Indonesia.

S. Priyanto’s wall drawing Topi Made In France(1976) challenges colonialism and military dictatorship in Indonesia.

One of 50 woodblock prints by Hong Sungdam depicting the 1980s political turmoil of Korea.

(Left) Yoko Ono’s iconic feminist work Cut Piece (1964). (Right) Siti Adiyati’s 1979 installation of gilded roses among water hyacinths, a critique of the 1 percent.

In the 1990s, Li Yilin put an illegal brickwall on a busy road to protest China’s rapid urbanisation.

(Left) Tang Da Wu’s They Poach the Rhino, Chop Off His Horn And Make This Drink (1989). (Right) Jose Tence Ruiz’s jeepney-inspired sculpture Erding Erdrayb & His Eye Catching Palace (1980).

Art: All Shook Up

National Gallery Singapore mounts its best exhibition ever – a showcase of electrifying art chronicling change and transformation in Asia over 30 years
Jun 14, 2019 5:50 AM

NATIONAL GALLERY SINGAPORE has never felt more alive and kicking than it does now with the opening of a new exhibition titled Awakenings: Art In Society In Asia 1960s - 1990s. It showcases socially- and politically-engaged Asian art across the decades, and has the

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