Published - Cheong Soo Pieng at SAM

"Drying Salted Fish,” painted in 1978 by Cheong Soo Pieng and reproduced on the back of Singapore’s 50-dollar note, is considered exemplary of the late artist’s style. The elongated limbs and distinctive almond eyes of his subjects are part of the signature style that made him appreciated by collectors and are what he is primarily known for today. But an exhibition at the Singapore Art Museum, “Cheong Soo Pieng: Bridging Worlds,” highlights how the artist who was so experimental in the 1960s and ’70s also embraced abstraction and mixed media.  Read the full story in the International Herald Tribune .