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The Butcher's Wife, 2015, Acrylic on canvas, 121 x 161 cm.

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Wong Keen.

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Three Stories, 2017, Acrylic on canvas, 176 x 106 cm.

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The Aftermath, 2017, Acrylic on canvas, 305 x 610 cm.

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The Meat Stall, 2018, Acrylic on canvas, 215 x 305 cm.

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A Butcher's Place, 2018, Painted wooden pellets, meat hooks and acrylic on rice paper cutouts.

Flesh And Blood

76-year-old Wong Keen, Singapore's first abstract expressionist, is finding fresh inspiration in butcher shops
Jul 13, 2018 5:50 AM

"STILL ALIVE, STILL KICKING" is how Wong Keen replies to the standard greeting of "How do you do?" At 76, the veteran painter has lived a storied life that includes studying under Singapore art pioneers Liu Kang and Chen Wen Hsi when he was a boy, and then moving to New York at the tail end of

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