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Contextual Pointilism
By comparison with or relation to socio-cultural and historical aspects of the 'points', component and the person of a portrait, Ng makes portraits with contextual circumstances that connect a diversity of cultures and time.
 

Chairman Mao

Chairman Mao

Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II

1960s’ European stickpin badges on canvas<br/> 109x162cm<br/> 2016.<br/> <br/> “I have to be seen to be believed.” - Queen Elizabeth II

Mao Zedong

Mao Zedong

Vintage European stickpin badges on canvas<br/> 183x111cm<br/> 2013.<br/> <br/> Mao Zedong was the principal Chinese military leader, who was a part of revolutionary change in 20th-century China. <br/> "We are not only good at destroying the old world, we are also good at building the new." - Mao Zedong

Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn

1960s' Stickpin Badges on Canvas<br/> 170 x 102 cm<br/> 2012.<br/> <br/> Audrey Hepburn, star of Breakfast at Tiffany’s, was one of Hollywood’s greatest fashion icons and one of the world’s most successful actresses. ​<br/> "Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘ I’m possible’!" - Audrey Hepburn​

Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn

1960s’ European stickpin badges on canvas<br/> 104x138cm<br/> 2015.<br/> <br/> “People, even more than things, have to be restored, renewed, revived, reclaimed, and redeemed; never throw out anyone.” Audrey Hepburn

Che Guevara

Che Guevara

Wooden clothespin on frame<br/> 164x122cm<br/> 2012.<br/> <br/> Che Guevara was a revolutionary who aided Fidel Castro in overturning the Cuban government. <br/> "Many will call me an adventurer – and that I am, only one of a different sort: one of those who risks his skin to prove his platitudes." - Che Guevara

John F. Kennedy

John F. Kennedy

Wooden Number tokens on frame<br/> 172x117cm<br/> 2014.<br/> <br/> John F. Kennedy, the 35th U.S. president managed to secure Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty. On November 22, 1963, he was assassinated in a motorcade in Texas and he died at the age of 46. "Thing do not happen. Things are made to happen." - John F. Kennedy

Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II

Windshield Wiper and Einstein

Windshield Wiper and Einstein

Mixed media on wood<br/> 123x154cm<br/> 2015.<br/> <br/> Mary Anderson invented her manual windshield wiper after her visit to New York City in a frosty day and she patented her design in 1903. <br/> In 1905, Albert Einstein brought the seemingly unrelated elements, time, space, mass and energy together, first in the concept of space-time and immediately thereafter in the world’s most famous equation, E = mc2. He completed his theory of special relativity.

John Lennon

John Lennon

Hong Kong generic stamps on frame<br/> 144x118cm<br/> 2014.<br/> <br/> Famed musician, John Lennon founded the Beatles, a band which had unparalleled impacts on music world. <br/> "As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot." - John Lennon

Chairman Mao

Chairman Mao

Princess Diana

Princess Diana

Oil on canvas<br/> 120x153cm<br/> 2015.<br/> <br/> “Only do what your heart tells you.” - Princess Diana

Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II

Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe

Oil on canvas<br/> 170x102cm<br/> 2015.<br/> <br/> Film actress, Marilyn Monroe became one of the world’s biggest sexy symbol. "Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring." - Marilyn Monroe

Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor

Oil on canvas<br/> 146x182cm<br/> 2015.<br/> <br/> “I've always admitted that I'm ruled by my passions.” - Elizabeth Taylor

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