Purchasing an asset which you can’t use…Antiques and Artistry

You might have found yourself several times in a gallery deciding on which piece of artwork suits your living room best. For casual buyers, the choice is most often subjective. It could be that your beloved loves elderflowers and lavender fields, the artwork which you are more likely to place a purchase for might be…

First Generation Bank Notes

This posting is a bit off from our usual boundary of concern. Recently, an art collector has filed for a request to sell one of his art treasures. The collector is selling the first generation of China’s RMB bank notes. It is a complete set and there are 210 sets of such collection in the…

Sudah Makan, Celebrating good food and SG51

In celebration of Singapore’s 51st independence day, The Fullerton heritage, The Good Bank Singapore and Arts to You have brought to you eight aspiring Singaporeans artists. The exhibition was launched by Ambassador-at-Large, Ministryof Foreign Affairs , Ms Chan Heng Chee.  Exhibition ends on 29th August 2016, held at The Fullerton Hotel. For artworks that are…

1933 Ancient Slaughterhouse in Shanghai

1933 Shanghai ArtDeco Offices and Shops (上海1933老场坊) Address: 10 Shajing Rd, Hongkou District, Shanghai, China Built in the pre-communism era, the last slaughterhouse in Shanghai is a prominent art deco premise to visit. It is open to the public, and for the entrepreneurs who won’t care less about the spookiness there are still empty offices for rent. Source: NaoRococo

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…

Wild Card Pokémon!

Art and drugs seem to go hand-in-hand… so perhaps digital art and some healthy dose of Pokémon Go is not a bad idea. If this Pokémon brief write-up isn’t enough for you to move your butt out of the house, watch Ghostbusters. Meet Chris Hemsworth. Source: Images from the outer-space where you and I are able to access. End notes: The editorial is…

What is Art?

Depends on who you speak to. Art is in itself an interdisciplinary work. It is a form of communication. If linguistics is not a discipline of Arts, one is then be safe to assume that art paintings discovered on the rocks and in the caves are the earliest form of communication. Music came into existence when monks and nuns were…

How to Amplify Art?

Ask well. At NaoRococo, the editorial had brought together artworks in various medium-type which might not have been within your general scope concerning the field of ‘Art’. Believe it or not, humans in developed countries are producing way too much information and products that they can consume in their lifetime. In media and business intelligence, information are repeatedly presented N-times in different channels in the same language, same country, same…

Best places to exhibit your artworks

You are an artist, you have some artworks and you are keen to get it out, but where exactly should you exhibit them? Art journalists and editors are aware of artists’ first option – Galleries. And the answer is Nope. Galleries, sadly, are not able to function with adequate revenue from their current business model. It is not that…

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 walk through time and space

Build your very own self-inflicted time and space through the new exhibition at La Salle College of the Arts organized by the Institute of Contemporary Arts, Singapore. Artists cum academic lecturers/ professors: Beth Harland, David Thomas and Ian Woo have brought together pieces of their work entitled, Impermanent durations: On Painting and Time. Exhibition ends on July 24th, 2016. There…