CapitaHub, Capital Tower

Capital Tower

Painting, Watercolor on paper, 72.5x52cm (102x81cm)
Artist:  Ong Kim Seng (b.1945), Singapore
 
Location:  CapitaHub, Capital Tower Level 30, Singapore

 

A magnificent water-colour painting of the building where CapitaLand sets up its headquarters office, this work depicts the lofty tower viewed from a vantage point to the west of it, on a sunny afternoon with blue sky, white cloud, and the sun casting strong shadows.  The tower stands out from its neighbours with its great height and distinct curved top. The artist has omitted unessential details on the façade, focusing instead on the representation of the built form and the contrast between glass and stone.

Artist’s Biography

Ong Kim Seng is a self-taught watercolourist who first catapulted to fame in the 1970s as “The Nepal Painter”. He has been the art editor of several journals, author of watercolour publications, and long-term President of the Singapore Watercolour Society. He is the first Asian outside the USA to be conferred the Dolphin Fellowship by the American Watercolour Society. Ong has won multiple awards including the Cultural Medallion, Singapore Excellence, and Singapore International Award.

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