'A World of Art' at Singapore Contemporary

The inaugural edition of Singapore Contemporary will be held from January 21-24 this year, at the Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre. With the ‘A World of Art’ theme, the art show will feature exhibitors and artworks from Singapore, most Asian countries, Australia and Europe. Singapore Contemporary presents a wide selection of interesting artworks from some of the world’s most recognized and successful contemporary artists with strong track records at auction, and a presence in notable private and public collections. The focus carries through to emerging and mid-career artists who are achieving a growing following on the international scene, and many with investment potential for the future. Click here to get tickets.

Special features to look out for at Singapore Contemporary include:

China Encounters: An extensive selection of more than 400 Chinese contemporary artworks – from emerging, mid-career, and already successful and collectable Chinese artists, including Wang Xiaosong, Su Xiaobai, Zhang Qing and Wang Min.

Artist Dialogues: Meet with 16 talented artists in the “Artist Dialogues” section, and learn what inspires their work. Some of the artists to look out for are painter, photographer and body-paint artist Emma Hack from Australia; Japanese exponent of contemporary wood-block works, Kan-Zan-Loc; Italian-Australian Francesca Gnagnarella, who does abstract acrylic paintings with gold leaf; and British ink-pen artist, Jeff Murray.

Indonesian Pavilion: A vibrant collection of more than 200 paintings and sculptures from leading Indonesian artists, including Nyoman Erawan, Chusin Setiadikara and Yoga Mahendra, curated by five respected art galleries.

VIP Lounge: A special presentation of the works of Ronald Ventura will hang in the VIP Lounge. Ventura is perhaps the most successful and best-known Filipino contemporary artist of recent times.

Installation Art: See specially commissioned 3-D, digital and sculptural works from Singapore, Korea and China in key locations at the art show.

“Our comprehensive art tour program, live painting demonstrations and events for children, offer accessible, educational and fun activities designed to interest both adults and children, and experienced collectors through to newer art buyers.” noted Show Director, Douwe Cramer.

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