开天辟地 - 陈建坡篆刻集 Chinese Seal Carving by Tan Kian Por


Official book launch and opening ceremony of Tan Kian Por Chinese Seal Carving Exhibition

Most of the 108 works in this exhibition were completed in 2013, where I carved a total of over a hundred pieces. All these seals made use of the coloured rocks from the Southern hills in Kluang, Malaysia. As these new rocks bring about a fresh feel, I often use my discretion to modify them according to their unique qualities. My attempts result in many unregulated forms that materialise my creative concepts of miniature sculptures. Because of the satisfactory outcomes derived from these rocks, I frequently took pains to purchase rocks from Kluang. Looking back, it really felt like a fervent passion