International Museums Diary 2007

Kampung Life Series 2004       
Acrylic on Canvas

Yeong Seak Ling's painting entitled "Kampung Life Series 2004" (Collection of BANK NEGARA MALAYSIA) is featured in THE INTERNATIONAL MUSEUMS ENGAGEMENT DIARY 2007, published by  Museums & Galleries Marketing Limited, Great Britain to fund the development of the International Council of Museums (ICOM) founded 1946 formally linked to Unesco. 48 paintings (from1400 until 2006) are chosen from the national museums over the world ( Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Cyprus,  DENMARK, FINLAND, FRANCE, GREECE, HOLY SEE, ICELAND, IRELAND, ISRAEL, MALAYSIA, THE NETHERLAND, NORWAY, PORTUGAL, RUSSIA, SOUTH AFRICA, SWEDEN, SWITZERLAND, ENGLAND, NORTHERN IRELAND, SCOTLAND and UNITED STATE OF AMERICA,


The fact that Yeong Seak Ling is the only living Asian artist selected for the exclusive INTERNATIONAL MUSEUMS ENGAGEMENT DIARY 2007 together with many world great masters (from 14th - 21st century) like Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1525-1569), Edouard Manet (1832-1883), George Turner (1843-1910), Paul Gauguin (1848-1903), Jean Francois Millet (1814-1875) and Camille Pissarro (1830-1903) justified that the standard of art in Malaysia / Penang is of international standard.


The world renowned western masters (from 14th - 20th century)
featured in the calendar include the following:



Artist: Edouard Manet (1832-1883) French 

A Bar at the Folies-Bergere (detail) 1882
Oil on Canvas 

The Samuel Courtauld Trust, Courtauld
Institute of Art Gallery

Artist: Yeong Seak Ling (b.1948) Malaysian

Baby Cot (detail) 2004
Acrylic on Canvas
Bank Negara Malaysia

(Central Bank of Malaysia)
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia



Artist: Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1525-1569) Netherlandish

            The Hunters in the Snow (detail)1565

Oil on Canvas
Kunsthistorisches Museum
Vienna, Austria

Artist: Jean-Francois Millet (1814-1875) French

 The Rainbow (detail) c.1872-73

Calouste Gulbenkian Museum
Lisbon, Portugal



Artist: Albert Edelfelt (1854-1905) Finnish
Solveig, Norwegian Girl (detail)

Oil on Canvas
Porvoon Museo
Provoo, Finland

Artist: Eastman Johnson (1824-1906) American

Woman Reading (detail) c.1874
Oil on Canvas

San Diego Museum of Art
San Diego, California, USA.



Artist: Gaston Balande (1880-1970) French
Lunch on the Banks of the Seine (detail) 1914

Oil on Canvas
Petit Palais. Modern Art Foundation
Geneva, Switzerland

Artist: George Turner (1843-1910) English
Harvest Scene, Barrow on Trent
(detail) 1881
Oil on Canvas
Derby Museum and Art Gallery
Derby, England. UK

Artist: Elisabeth Swagers (XXXX-d.1837) French

Visit of Queen Hortense to Ecouen Chateau, First House of Education of the Legion of Honour (detail) c.1810 Oil on Canvas
National Museum of the Legion oh Honour
Paris, France

Artist: Henry Moret (1856-1913) French
The Harvesters (detail) 1895
Oil on Canvas

Vatican Museums

Vatican City State,
Collection of Religious Modern Art

  Artist: Snorri Arinbjarnar (1901-1958) Icelandic
Blanda and Langadalsfjall (detail) 1928
Oil on Canvas
National Gallery of Iceland
Reykjavik, Iceland

Artist: Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) French

Haymaking (detail) 1889
Oil on Canvas

The Samuel Courtauld Trust,
Courtauld Institute of Art Gallery
London, England. UK


Artist: Charles Hermans (1839-1924) Belgian

At Dawn (detail) 1875

Oil on Canvas

Royal Museum of Fine Arts of Belgium
Brussels, Belgium.

Artist: Gian Francesco Barieri,

Called Guercino (1591-1666) Italian
Landscape with Female Bathers (detail) c.1618

Oil on Canvas
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen
Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

  Artist: Camille Pissaro (1830-1903) French
Landscape in the Vicinity of Louveciennes (Autumn)
(Detail) 1870

Oil on Canvas
The J.Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, California, USA.

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