Photos of India: Tinted by Tradition

“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…

Singapore Tyler Print Institute

In the heart of Robertson Quay is a hidden gem – the Singapore Tyler Print Institute (STPI). Stretching the length of Caseen Street, it sits in a restored warehouse that fronts the Singapore River and has…

The “Flames” Of Yee Soo Kyung

Singapore has had wonderful opportunities to view Yee Soo Kyung’s works of art before: the Korean artist has been part of group exhibitions like the “Elephant Parade Singapore 2011”, Ion Art Gallery’s “Chopping Play: Korean Contemporary…

The Hyper-Realism of Luciano Ventrone

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…

Developing the Young Artists of Singapore

MinimArt – This is an art exhibition organized by Singaporean artists structured to provide support to other artists. The MinimArt exhibition focuses on artworks done by young artists including sculptures, paintings, photography, music, performances, graphics and other disciplines. The exhibition aims to promote the collection of local contemporary arts and the prolific art production among its artists.

Contemporary Art: A Mirror of Today’s Society

Artists are historians and their art the journal. Undeniably, art is not only an expression of beauty and creativity; it is also a reflection of the times. This is also the main reason why art is…

Mimili Maku: A Journey from the Bush to the World

One of the celebrated art forms of Australia has arrived Singapore. The world of visual art recently discovered and recognized the ingenious art from the Aborigines of South Australia. The immense red sandstone ridges served as…

Singapore Biennale: A Window to the World

Singapore aims to be Asia’s premier art center. The Singapore Biennale is geared towards the goal of bringing Singaporean and the rest of South East Asian art to the world. Organized and spearheaded by the Singapore…

Exploring the impermanence of life – Thai Transience

Thai Transience, an exhibition on Thai contemporary art, is now on at the Singapore Art Museum (SAM). A collaboration between the museum and the Office of Contemporary Art and Culture of Thailand’s Ministry of Culture, Thai…

On Focus: The Photography Scene of Singapore

Photography is now a certified art form. Together with graphic imaging, it is considered the most relevant visual art of today. Just like the most renowned art form of painting, artists in photography also need the…