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Ken Ming (second left) with (from left) Pecoraro and Agnes Barotozek and Jesper Traerup, the buyers of his ‘Blue Birds of the Woods’ art piece, at the opening of his first show in Graze. — SIA HONG KIAU/The Star

IN HIS first solo exhibition, artist Tan Ken Ming unabashedly described himself as a savant, prompting a nudge from his father Tan Keang Loy, 63, a construction project manager, to exercise a measure of humbleness.

But the 25-year-old who sold his first art piece “Blue Birds of the Woods” within 15 minutes of the exhibition’s opening, is no shrinking violet.

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