Chinatown 1981
Artist: Mr Chua Mia Tee
Reproduced with permission from: Eagle's Eye Art Gallery, Singapore

The true picture of the past flits by. The past can be seized only as an image which flashes up at the instant when it can be recognized and is never seen again.
- Walter Benjamin (1892-1940)
German Marxist literary critic, essayist and philosopher

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