Pang , Ruben b.1990 / Graduation Night (Triptych)
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about this work
Graduation Night is Ruben Pang’s interpretation of Leonardo da Vinci's mural painting “The Last Supper”. Removing the boundary between abstraction and representation, the artist re-imagined with what appears to be cosmic energy and kinetic vibrations the scene from the last days of Jesus Christ.

“I wanted to portray it with only the essential elements. For me, the most poignant thing about the painting was  Da Vinci’s choice to lay it out in a horizontal way. I took this similar composition to express in an abstract sense a feeling of broken bread and bloodlines.”
Ruben Pang
 

Ruben Pang (b.1990, Singapore)

Graduation Night (Triptych), 2015

Oil, alkyd and retouching varnish on aluminium composite panel
150 x 450 cm.
59 1/16 x 177 3/16 in.
Provenance:
Tiroche DeLeon Residency Program Current Location:
Israel - Panorama Storage, Tel-Aviv - C3 PaintingSouth Asia

exhibitions

TRANSFIGURATION
TD Residency Program, Jaffa, Israel
July 2015 - July 2015

publications

Neo Huiyuan, Inside the Mind of Ruben Pang
The Octant (Online), Sep 15 2016
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Marie Rousseau, Combining Art And Finance
(Online), December 2015
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The Artling, Exclusive interview with Ruben Pang
(Online), October 2015
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i24news, Entretien avec Serge Tiroche et Ruben Pang (French)
(Video), July 2015, min. 05:29; 11:09; 13:07
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i24news, An interview with Serge Tiroche & Ruben Pang (English)
(Video), July 2015, min. 03:59; 04:55; 13:34
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Anna Dickie, A conversation with Serge Tiroche
Ocula (Online), July 2015
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Artwork History
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