How Asia’s civil rights movements awakened its avant-garde art style: National Gallery Singapore show

//How Asia’s civil rights movements awakened its avant-garde art style: National Gallery Singapore show

How Asia’s civil rights movements awakened its avant-garde art style: National Gallery Singapore show

The American civil rights movement in 1963; the Stonewall Inn riot that sparked the gay liberation movement; the French student movement that led to widespread protests in May 1968. These Western civil-rights landmarks are familiar to many in Asia, either through school or via the big screen.By comparison, Asians tend to know little about each other’s civil-rights movements. A new exhibition at the National Gallery Singapore (NGS) wants to change that.“Awakenings: Art in Society in Asia, 1960s…

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