Affordable Art SG 2017

Most of us are aware of pseudo-artworks or triple A-grade artworks on the market, and sometimes items from these markets are purchased for casual display or interior works. Although consumers’ choice to purchasing pirated artworks are not within the creators’ control, it is essential to highlight that there are major differences between the real and…

Shanghai ¬ Bad Art is a Journey

“In my younger and more vulnerable years my father gave me some advice that I’ve been turning over in my mind ever since. ‘Whenever you feel like criticising anyone,’ he told me, ‘just remember that all people in this world haven’t had the advantages that you’ve had.’ ” – The Great Gatsby, F.Scott Fitzgerald. There…

Happy Pills, Peter Pan and Peekaboo

Be very, very mesmerized by Lim QiXuan’s (QimmyShimmy) 2016 polymer clay artworks. Qimmy’s uncanny artistic expression lies not only in the infant’s facial features, but also in the up-cycling of used packages. Together with eight artists, Qimmy’s artworks are exhibited at Of Cuckoos and Sparrows, Deck, 120A Prinsep Street Singapore. Exhibition ends on June 26th. Source: NaoRococo…

A Trip to the Royal Tomb with Natasha Lien

*Update Starting from May 12, 2016, Natasha Lien’s artworks are available for purchase at WGallery. Free standard shipping with FedEx. NATASHA LIEN A fine artist in drawing, painting and printmaking was born in 1977, London – United Kingdom. After her undergraduate training at Central St Martin’s, Natasha then completed her postgraduate studies at the Prince’s…

Van Cleef and Arpels: The Art and Science of Gems

April 23, 2016- Co-curated with ArtScience Museum Singapore, Van Cleef & Arpels and the French National Museum of Natural History Collection is showcasing 400 jewelry, 250 gems and minerals. Private collection including Ocèan Tiara (2011) Her Serene Highness Charlene of Monaco, Principalty of Monaco, and jewelry of famous celebrities, e.g. Elizabeth Taylor are also presented…

Shakespeare Lives – To be or not to be, A Global Campaign

‘Shakespeare Lives’ was launched in January 2016 by British Prime Minister David Cameron with a call to the world to join in ‘this unique opportunity to celebrate the life and unique legacy of this man; ensuring that, as he himself put it, ‘ all the world’s a stage’ and that through his legacy, truly, Shakespeare…

Earth Hour: ‘Switch Off, Turn Up’ campaign, i Light Marina Bay

Earth Hour with i Light Marina Bay SINGAPORE – i Light Marina Bay, Asia’s leading sustainable light art festival opened on March 4th 2016 with a record 73buildings and organisations around the Bay pledging their support for sustainability. Minister for National DevelopmentLawrence Wong officiated the opening ceremony this evening to kick-start the three-week annual festival, which…

Five Opera Houses: Chandeliers

Neverending Glory by Jan Plechac & Henry Wielgus The Neverending Glory collection reflects nostalgic emotions and interprets opulent candle chandeliers in new way to symbolize prime moments of appreciation and glory. In individual silhouettes it is possible to recognize iconic chandeliers from five of the world’s most eminent concert halls and theaters; La Scala in…

Exclusive Interview featuring Honor Harger, ArtScience Museum

Since February 2011, the ArtScience museum is the first and presently the only museum in the world that brings all disciplines in both Art and Science under one roof. ‘At ArtScience museum, we are interested in the interconnection among Arts, Sciences and Technology. Innovation colliding to present new ideas in sciences and arts, and to…

Lights as His Medium: Meet The Architect Jun Ong

A total of 25 artists will be presenting their art installations at the i Light Marina Bay festival, Singapore. Installations will be exhibited along the pedestrian walkway of Marina Bay. In this article, the editor met up with Jun ONG, an architect graduate (MA) from the University of Westminister, London (2014), to learn more about his installations and…

Campana Brothers bring their Lollipop Collection & Fungo Chandeliers to Singapore

SINGAPORE – From January 28 2016 onwards, the MASCK flagship store in Singapore, will show exclusive collections by LASVIT. Designed in partnership with the Campana Brothers, the Fungo Chandelier and the Candy collection combine LASVIT’s mastery of the traditional glass-making craft with cutting edge technology and innovative design. Find the MASCK store in the centre…

Sous La Lune/ Beneath the Moon

Venue: Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore, LASALLE College of the Arts Exhibition ends: 3rd February 2016 Gallery 1 Sous la lune/Beneath the moon presents major works by eleven artists from Southeast Asia and France, including Aung Ko, Hicham Berrada, Ade Darmawan, Marguerite Humeau, Dusadee Huntrakul, Emmanuelle Lainé, Lou Lim, Oanh Phi Phi, Vivien Roubaud, Yee…