Lee Fook Chee: Son of Singapore, Photographer of Hong Kong
The Art House, Singapore, 3 AUG – 3 SEP 2017
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.
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.
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.