Lot 171: RAJINDER SINGH (b. 1964) ALL MUST DESCEND, NOT TO AN END, 2014, Acrylic on acetate

Est: MYR22,000 - MYR38,000
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Description: Rajinder Singh constructs his art with features of a painting and sculpture, raising questions about space, form and matter, and about the perceptions from the built environment or infrastructure in the real world. It is based on images using acrylic paint, sculptured, onto a surface based on acetate, which is described by Wikipedia as “a salt formed by the combination of acetic acid with an alkaline, earth or metallic base. It is part of the series called The Ceiling Floats Away With A Sigh.Rajinder​ Singh, who lives and works between London and Dublin, has been getting a lot of traction in recent years, being represented by Chan Hampe Gallery (Singapore) and Malaysia’s Wei-Ling Fine Art. His works, Undiscovered Country and WoundBloom were featured in Art Stage Singapore 2017 and 2018 respectively. He graduated​ ​with​ ​a​ MFA at the La Salle College of Arts, Singapore in 2010, and a ​PhD​ ​in​ ​Engineering, QUB​ ​(UK)​ ​in​ ​1993.​ ​His​ ​recent​ ​performances/ ​exhibitions​ ​include​ ​Ex-Voto Galway Arts Centre, Ireland (January 2018);​ ​Cage​ ​of​ ​Deliverance (2016) and The Ceiling Floats Away With A Sigh (2014),​ ​Wei​ ​Ling Gallery,​ ​Kuala​ ​Lumpur;​ ​Common​ ​Ground (2015) and MOLC (2012),​ ​Chan​ ​Hampe​ ​Gallery,​ Singapore (2015);​ ​​Muestra​ ​Colectiva de​ ​Verano,​ ​Isabel​ ​Anchorena​ ​Gallery,​ ​Buenos​ ​Aires​ ​(2014);​ ​Fold (2012) and Ya-ad (2011),​ ​Institute of Contemporary Arts,​ ​Singapore;​ ​Ellaline, Stephanie​ ​Hoppen​ ​Gallery,​ ​London​ ​(2011). He was among the 400 selected in the Thames&Hudson-Kurt Beers ‘100 Painters of Tomorrow’ and a second-round finalist in the BP Portrait Award in London in 2013.
Dimensions: 122cm x 244cm
Artist or Maker: RAJINDER SINGH
Medium: Acrylic on acetate
Date: 2014
Provenance: Private collection, Kuala Lumpur
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