This January, Singapore’s signature visual arts season kicks off with 10 days of over 130 art experiences including fairs, talks, tours, and more.
National Museum of Singapore Presents the First Doraemon Exhibition Held Outside of Japan
Contemporary art, original sketches, and more explore how the Japanese character sprung from the pages of a manga and became a global cultural sensation.
This Year’s Singapore Biennale Is Named Natasha
In taking a human name, the Singapore Biennale 2022 envisions itself as an intimate and collective journey with artists and audiences. On view through March 19, 2023.
A Small Community in Nepal Wants Its Stolen God Back
Why should the people of Pharping celebrate their sacred festival with a replica of a 400-year-old idol while the original clearly sits in the collection of a Singapore museum?
What Do Dale Chihuly’s Sculptures Tell Us in Postcolonial Singapore?
Make no mistake about it: besides being a temporary escape, the Chihuly exhibition is an extension of US-Singapore diplomacy.
Oversimplifying the History of Anarchy on the Asian Continent
The seventh edition of the Asian Art Biennial can only be described as underwhelming, especially given its lofty curatorial theme of exploring spaces of anarchy in Asia, and its expansive platform as an Asian art biennial.
Yinka Shonibare’s Lady Justice Transcends Geography
With Justice for All — Shonibare’s contribution to Singapore Art Week — the artist represents the multiplicity of voices of a contemporary globalized society.
“Art Takes Over” for the 8th Edition of Singapore Art Week
Throughout the week in Singapore, you’ll find exhibitions, public art installations, and events, including talks, tours, fairs, and gallery openings. January 11–19, 2020.
A Show on Minimalism Lacks Its Self-Assured Presence
Strangely, of the three works visitors are most likely to bump into first after entering the National Gallery Singapore to view its show on Minimalism, none of them feel explicitly Minimalist.
Photographer Nguan Talks about the Myths and Realities of Singapore
One Singaporean photographer wants to contest the idea of his country — often characterized as a clean, efficient hub of global capitalism — as sterile, spotless, and ultra-modern.
From Glittering Mosque to Miniature Stadium, Highlights of the 2015 World Architecture Festival
The World Architecture Festival, the world’s biggest international architectural event, has just announced its 35 winners of 2015.
Singapore’s Huge National Gallery Will Open with Pompidou and Circumstance
The largest public collection of modern Southeast Asian art is opening this October, and the institution that will house it just announced a collaborative exhibition with the Centre Pompidou in 2016.