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 masters 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
London, England.

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

Reykjavik, Iceland

Artist: Pieter Bruegel the Elder1525-1569)

            The Hunters in the Snow (detail)1565

Oil on Canvas
Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna, Austria




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: Jean-Francois Millet (1814-1875) French

 The Rainbow (detail) c.1872-73


Calouste Gulbenkian Museum
Lisbon, Portugal

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: 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: Yeong Seak Ling (b.1948) Malaysian

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

(Central Bank of Malaysia)

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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


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: Charles Hermans (1839-1924)


At Dawn (detail) 1875

Oil on Canvas

Royal Museum of Fine Arts of Belgium

Brussels, Belgium