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  • Mar 05, 2021

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The unveiling ceremony for the donation of a

Singapore- and London-based art collector Tuan Lee has donated a 2.6 meter-tall sculpture by multidisciplinary artist Yayoi Kusama to Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay, the 110-hectare nature park at the city’s center. Unveiled in the garden’s Flower Dome greenhouse on March 1, the work, titled Kei-Chan (2011), depicts a larger-than-life cartoon girl covered in Kusama’s signature polka-dots with blue pigtails and a red frilly dress. Since 2015, 81-year-old Lee has donated around 100 artworks from her collection of contemporary art and jewelry to institutions such as Boston's Museum of Fine Arts and London’s Royal Academy of Arts. 

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