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Ruben Pang

Ruben Pang

born in 1990 in Singapore (Singapore)

"If the whole complex lives of many people go on unconsciously, then such lives are as if they had never been." Victor Šklovskij

Pang's works play with the movement and smoothness of the surface. Pang is an artist who does not approach the metallic surface with an already accurate picture of how the work will be. Through the use of hands and other instruments, he extends the paint and the alkyl-resin on the aluminum. The technique used to spread the color does not aim to make a dough or to give a sense of three-dimensionality, but rather the color and the representation help to unfold the images.

22/03 - 18/05/2018, Halogen Lung

11/09 - 07/10/2014, Intravenous Picture Show

10/03 - 10/03/2013, Aetheric Portraiture

He is a 2010 Fine Art graduate from the LASALLE College of the Arts. Amongst his awards, he received the prominent Georgette Chen Arts Scholarship, the Winston Oh Travelogue Award and earned a place as a finalist for the Sovereign Asian Art Prize 2010 and 2011. The Singapore Art Museum (SAM) featured his works in “The Singapore Show: Future Proof” exhibition, in which he was identified as a rising star of Singapore contemporary art scene.

Solo Exhibitions (selected)

2021

True Solarization, Primo Marella Gallery, Milan, Italy

2020

Pre-Heaven, Chan + Hori Contemporary, Singapore
2019

Sutures and Infinite Laughter, Primo Marella Gallery, Milan, Italy

2018
Halogen Lung, Primae Noctis, Lugano, CH

2018
La Meccanica delle Meraviglie, MO.CA centro per le nuove culture, Brescia, IT

2016
Zwitterion, Primo Marella Gallery, Milan, IT 

2015
Transfiguration, START and the Tiroche DeLeon Collection, Tel Aviv-Yafo, IL
Ataraxy, Chan Hampe Galleries, SG

2014
Intravenous Picture Show, Primae Noctis Art Gallery, Lugano, CH

2013
New Energetics: Inverting the Process, Chan Hampe Galleries, SG
Aetheric Portraiture, Primae Noctis Art Gallery, Lugano, CH

2011
Angels, Chan Hampe Galleries, SG

Group Exhibitions (selected)

2021

The Body as a Dream: A Singapore Art Story, Art Agenda, S.E.A., Singapore

2020

Closer than they Appear, Yavuz Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2019

SEA – New Generation, Tang Contemporary Art, Bangkok, Thailand
Reformations, Painting in Post 2000 Singapore Art, ADM Gallery, School of Art, Design, Media, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

 

2018
Contemporary Chaos, Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium, Vestfossen, N

La Meccanica della Meraviglie, MO.CA Centro per le nuove culture, Brescia, Italy

2017
Super/Natural, Gajah Gallery, Yogyakarta, ID

2016
Petrichor, Shophouse 5, Chan Hampe Galleries, Singapore, SG

2015
The Figure in Process, From De Kooning to Kapoor, Paul Allen Brain Institute, Seattle, US

2012
Deep SEA, Primo Marella Gallery, Milan, IT
The Singapore Show: Future Proof, Singapore Art Museum, SG

2011
Sovereign Asian Art Prize Exhibition, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, The Rotunda, HK

2010
Take-Aways, Sambanci University, Istanbul, TR
Sovereign Asian Art Prize Exhibition, Helutrans Arts Space, Tanjong Pagar Distripark, SG
Is that a Temple?, Evil Empire, SG
Winston Oh Travelogue Award Exhibition, Praxis Space, Lasalle College of the Arts, SG
Strobe like a Butterfly, The Substation Theater, SG

2009
Art Buffet, Singapore Art Show, Singapore Art Museum, SG

2008
The Artificial Landscape, Lasalle College of the Arts, SG
Such a Lovely Place, Such a Lovely Face, Project Space, Lasalle College of the Arts, SG
Ruben Pang - New Religious Music

New Religious Music

2022
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Ruben Pang - New Religious Music
2022 - Oil, alkyd and dammar varnish on aluminum composite panel - 100 × 80 cm
Ruben Pang - Fulcrum

Fulcrum

2021
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Ruben Pang - Fulcrum
2021 - Oil and alkyd on aluminum composite panel - 180 × 120 cm
Ruben Pang - Lunar Snow

Lunar Snow

2021
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Ruben Pang - Lunar Snow
2021 - Oil, alkyd and neutral varnish on aluminium composite panel - 75 × 60 cm
Ruben Pang - Night Vision

Night Vision

2021
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Ruben Pang - Night Vision
2021 - Oil and alkyd on aluminum composite panel - 73 × 63 cm
Ruben Pang - Prism

Prism

2021
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Ruben Pang - Prism
2021 - Oil, alkyd and neutral varnish on aluminium composite panel - 73 × 63 cm
Ruben Pang - Sugar verses

Sugar verses

2021
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Ruben Pang - Sugar verses
2021 - Oil, alkyd and neutral varnish on aluminium composite panel - 75 × 60 cm
Ruben Pang - New Moon of Realism

New Moon of Realism

2021
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Ruben Pang - New Moon of Realism
2021 - Oil, alkyd and synthetic varnish on aluminum composite panel - 200 × 137 cm
Ruben Pang - Solar Siblings

Solar Siblings

2021
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Ruben Pang - Solar Siblings
2021 - Oil, alkyd and synthetic varnish on aluminum composite panel - 180 × 120 cm
Ruben Pang - The End of School

The End of School

2020
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Ruben Pang - The End of School
2020 - Oil, alkyd and dammar varnish on aluminum composite panel - 200 × 121 cm
Ruben Pang - The Hazard Star

The Hazard Star

2020
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Ruben Pang - The Hazard Star
2020 - Ceramic - 32,5 × 36 × 25 cm
Ruben Pang - The Day After We Pray

The Day After We Pray

2018
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Ruben Pang - The Day After We Pray
2018 - Oil, alkyd, venice turpentine and pigment on wood panel - 40,5 x 30,5 cm
Ruben Pang - Protect the Burning Men

Protect the Burning Men

2018
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Ruben Pang - Protect the Burning Men
2018 - Oil, alkyd, venice turpentine on camvas - 40,5 x 30,5 cm