Lee Fook Chee: Son of Singapore, Photographer of Hong Kong
The Art House, Singapore, 3 AUG – 3 SEP 2017
Passion and procession: art of the Philippines
24 June – 12 November 2017 at the Art Gallery of NSW
CHARTING THOUGHTS: ESSAYS ON ART IN SOUTHEAST ASIA
A new research book has been published by the National Gallery of Singapore. It contains essays on Southeast Asian art by 25 scholars. One of the contributing scholars is Gael Newton.
The book is available from the NGS shop and through their website – click here.
Photographing Singapore’s public housing
There’s an article in Straits Times about photographer Koh Kim Chay and his decades of photographing the ubiquitous government flats of Singapore.
Exhibition: Eduardo Masferre at the NGA
There’s a wonderful set of photographs by Eduardo Masferre presently on exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra.
NGA Exhibition – Rodel Tapaya – New art from the Philippines
Rodel Tapaya has become ‘a must purchase’ by collectors of contemporary Southeast Asian art.
Painting sells for personal record price of $130,540
Click here for the news on this amazing auction sale.
Singapore Art Week events
click on graphic for some events during Singapore Art Week.
Port Cities Exhibition
This exhibition at the Asian Civilisation Museum is a wonderful experience that awaits those willing to spend the time with the objects, read the catalogue and maybe make a second visit (or more).
Singapore Art Week
click on graphic above for the web site for Singapore Art Week.
Myanmar’s treasures on display at ACM, Singapore
click on image for news on exhibition – or here to link to ACM
Record numbers visit cultural institutions
The Straits Times reports on a growth in numbers of people who attended national museums and heritage institutions in 2015.
For many years tourists regarded Singapore as a stop over to somewhere else. Most spent a night or three but rarely much more.
The 2016 Singapore Biennale, a festival of South East Asian visual art, is now on till 26 February 2017.
National Gallery Singapore exhibition
Organised in association with Tate Britain, the Gallery’s second international exhibition explores the different ways in which the British Empire has been represented and contested through art.