Inspiring Reflections

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Singaporean Amanda Heng’s expansive single artwork in “We Are The World, These Are Our Stories” exhibition, with its QR codes that access online audio and visual recordings as part of 12 pairs of prints correlating personal…

What Else Is Happening During Singapore Art Week?

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As the country gears up for Art Stage from the 12th to the 15th and Singapore Contemporary from the 20th to the 22nd in January next year, SingArt highlights a selection of additional exhibitions kicking Singapore…

Starring: Paper, paper & PAPER!

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Trust STPI to turn an exhibition on its head: it has taken the focus away from the artists and their residencies by making paper the star of its current group show. Its “Looks Good On Paper”…

A Tribute To Val

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I have always maintained that our individual uniqueness and experiences not only define who we are. It too determines that only that one person will ever dream up that particular original concept or creation. Einstein’s life…

SG’16 Biennale: 10 Must See

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As the arc of Southeast Asia’s shared histories encompasses East and South Asia’s, these regions bear the imprints of one another’s diverse cultures through borders currently characterized by fluid movement and migration; highlighting the challenges that…

Shinro Ohtake’s Internal Drivers

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Fans of Shinro Ohtake will probably know that his unique and iconic ongoing series of “Scrapbooks” stem from his artistic belief of never creating something out of nothing; preferring to collaborate with what is already there…

October’s Art Highlights

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We can certainly do more than eagerly countdown towards the upcoming Singapore Biennale this October. We can while away our wait by leisurely attending the exciting selection of art exhibitions highlighted by SingArt. Exhibition: O Dear…

Souls Revealed

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While Venice comes automatically to mind for many at the mention of Italy; especially in relation to its reputation as a city for lovers, I think of Rome; with its ancient ruins, like the Colosseum, the…

Aaron Gan’s Inspirations

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In 2015, Singaporean Aaron Gan’s “Starry Starry Night” became the first ever watercolour artwork to clinch the Gold award in the UOB Painting of the Year competition. This emerging largely self-taught artist walked away with this…

Natural Artistic Inspirations

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As we serenely dwell upon Kavita Issar Batra’s artistic inspiration from the natural in her surroundings, it becomes equally instinctive to cast our mind’s eye wider and further: How are other artists responding to their ecological…