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Balraj Khanna, Mak Kum-Siew, Shiv Singh

Group show at Commonwealth Institute. 1970
Date: 18 June, 1970 until 12 July, 1970
Organiser: Commonwealth Institute

‘Balraj Khanna - Mak-Kum-Siew - Shiv Singh’ was an exhibition of three artists of Asian background that took place at the Commonwealth Institute Art Gallery, Kensington High Street, London W8, 18 June - 12 July 1970. Kum-Siew was born in Singapore to Chinese parents and was educated and studied drawing and painting in Singapore before arriving in London in 1961 to study at St Martin’s School of Art 1961-64 and at the Royal College of Art 1964-67. Singh, according to the exhibition catalogue, “Studied at Punjab University and the Punjab College of Art. Taught in India 1963-68 and established the Tagore Art Gallery and Library at Kapurthala. Founder member of the Loose Group of Artists, Punjab and took part in The National Sculptors’ Camp, New Delhi, 1967. Now lives and works in West Germany.” Singh work was sculptural, whilst Khanna and Kum-Siew contributed paintings to the exhibition.

The exhibition came with a modest but important catalogue, with illustrations, that was itself printed at the Commonwealth Institute.

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Catalogue relating to an exhibition, 1970

People in this exhibition

»  Balraj Khanna

Born, 1938 - 1942 (probably 1940) in Punjab, India

»  Mak Kum-Siew

Born, 1940 in Singapore

»  Shiv Singh

Born, 1938 in Punjab, India

Exhibition venues

»  Commonwealth Institute

London, United Kingdom