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The island city is giving Hong Kong a shake as Asia's arts hub, writes Nina Karnikowski. Think of Singapore and behemoth shopping malls, the Merlion, Singapore Slings and a distinct lack of chewing gum will probably all come to mind...That's all
World News There was a time when many people living in Singapore said the local news in the papers and on television was slow-paced and boring, dominated by government pronouncements...T-score fever to COEs and COVs, the country lurched madly from
Singapore Biennale 2013 immerses itself in art from the region's unique, diverse cultures and communities...This year's Singapore Biennale 2013 (SB2013), where the abovementioned works are currently on display, is very much about the nature of
Art is also a question of strategy and politics. Just because a city hosts an international art fair doesn't mean that the event has to be locally managed. Witness Art Basel, which has been showcasing modern and contemporary art since 1970.
Confronting the ongoing state of transformation that characterizes their native Singapore, two artists exhibiting at a new exhibition, Welcome to the Jungle, adopt quite different approaches and media. Francis Ng in Constructing Construction #1 turns
The Story of Negros Sugar Five indie films from the Philippines will be screened at the third Southeast Asian Film Festival to be held at the Moving Image Gallery of the Singapore Art Museum from March 22 to April 14. Included in the lineup are the
Now living in Hawaii, Teraoka's work has evolved from traditional woodblock Ukiyo-e prints to large-scale paintings reminiscent of Hieronymus Bosch. Japanese-born artist Masami Teraoka remembers the bombing of Hiroshima as the day when he saw two
Two disciples of Confucius, Chiu and Yu, approached him with the same question: "When one hears a maxim, should one immediately put it into practice?" "Yes!" said Confucius to Chiu, and "No!" replied the Master to Yu. When asked why he gave such
In an effort to reach beyond the Western art world the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation is embarking on a five-year program to work with artists, curators and educators from South and Southeast Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and North Africa.
The Singapore River Cruise traces the island's journey from a sleepy fishing village to a bustling metropolis...The Asian financial and business center has undergone a makeover in recent years and it is now also a playground for Asia's rich where