Captured: Singapore Before The 1970s

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If you have ever wondered about what was gripping the hearts and minds of Singaporean art makers after the Second World War, the current exhibition at the National Museum of Singapore, “A Changed World: Singapore Art…

More Than Simply a Taste of Thai

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For conceptual artist Arin Rungjang food remains pivotal in his exhibitions. In this case, he takes us on a historical and geographical journey, in epic proportions, of one dish in particular – an egg yolk-based Thai…

Arab Views of Their World

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For the first time in Singapore, we can soul-searchingly look at the Middle East and the world at large through the lens of internationally renown artists with roots in the global Arabic community. The Singapore Art…

Kudos to the President’s Young Talents

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Contentious issues that grip most Singaporeans’ very hearts, minds, soul and conscience radiated heavily from most of the art works the Singapore Art Museum (SAM) commissioned for this year’s President’s Young Talents (PYT) exhibition. One hot…

The Delectably Inventive “crystal & fruits”

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While Peter Zimmermann still uses the humble brush to combine the elements of painting and sculpture, he definitely prefers applying epoxy resin for two equally paramount reasons: he really likes the way he successfully achieves very…

Photos of India: Tinted by Tradition

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“Tinted by Tradition” showcases Waswo X. Waswo’s coloured vintage photographs of posed studio portraiture that subvert ethnographic clichés in Rajasthan, and play with calendar art and popular iconography. This idea of making black and white photographs…

Luciano Ventrone’s Hyper-Realistic Exhibition

My art teachers constantly drum this into me: your painting must be more than the sum of the parts of what you paint. It can’t be just a photograph of what you see – it must…