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…

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…

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…

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…

OTA Fine Artso

Tetsuya Umeda: Almost over, Always around 03 June – 16 July, 2016  Opening Reception in the presence of the artist:  Friday, 03 June 2016, 6pm Performance (or something) by the artist(s):  Friday, 03 June 2016, 6pm Saturday, 04 June 2016, 5pm Sunday, 05 June 2016, 3pm with Zai Kuning *Please note the change in timings of…

wgallery.netMid-Summer Sale: Enjoy 10% at WGallery

To kick start the mid-summer festival on June 25th 2016, simply punch in ‘MidSummer’ discount code at the end of your shopping spree to enjoy 10% discount for Natasha Lien’s Works. Natasha Lien is a British-born artist and some of her artworks are collected by Victoria and Albert (V&A) museum in London. Natasha Lien was featured…

Additional artworks by Yen at WGallery

WGallery is proud to present Ong Hwee Yen’s Untitled series: Untitled 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 9 and 10.  Untitled 5 and 8 are already reserved for art collectors. For direct purchase of Yen’s artworks, visit wgallery.net  or Yen’s Untitled at WGallery. WGallery ships all artworks via FedEx, unless stated otherwise by buyers or…

Impressionism with no labels: Untitled series by Ong Hwee Yen

Untitled series by Ong Hwee Yen, a collection produced in 2015/16. For collectors, gallerists, buyers, lovers: Yen’s artworks will be made available for purchase at WGallery from May 21, 2016 onwards. Bookmark and follow us for updates.  Ong Hwee Yen, an impressionist artist born in Singapore 1970. In 2006, Yen presented her first artwork in Singapore at…

Art OutReach at Gillman Barracks!

Established in 2003, Art Outreach is a non-profit organization to provide education programme in Singapore. Join them this Saturday at Gillman Barracks, Singapore and learn to craft some Art Deco with your child or children.