Asian Symphony

Year: 1971

By Ng Eng Teng


Material : Ciment fondu

Location : National University Health System, Tower Block

Duration : Permanent

Collection : National University of Singapore Museum

Dimensions : 1.83m x 9.14m


Asian Symphony is a low relief mural of figurative forms surrounded by lush foliage and a variety of floral specimens. Made by Singapore sculptor Ng Eng Teng in 1971 for the Garden Hotel, it alludes to the harmonious intermingling of the three main ethnic groups within the peaceful, sunny and green paradise of Singapore. The commissioning of the piece and its theme may be viewed in the context of civic life and nation building in Singapore during the 1960s and 70s.

Gift of Kechapi Pte Ltd.

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National University Health System, Tower Block

1E Kent Ridge Road, Singapore 119228

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