Category Archives: Art Related

The Mousetrap

The stage play The Mousetrap by Agatha Christie premiered in London West End in 1952. 60 years later, I got to see it in Singapore. I had meant to catch the murder mystery play while I was visiting London but … Continue reading

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Chinese painting by 陳宁

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A piece from Iskandar Jalil, Cultural Medallion Potter

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Chinatown scene in watercolour

Artist is Margaret Heng

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Silhouette Art by Kosuke Misawa

July 18 2009, we visited the exhibition “Blackout” held at Qsquare, a warehouse in Paya Lebar. This exhibition featured 13 artists and their works and was held after dark. One art work appeals to my senses. This is the silhoutte … Continue reading

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Arts at National Museum of Singapore

Love Tank (The Temple) by S. Teddy D. (Indonesia)     The installation of 7 tanks high takes on the shape of a candi (ancient Hindu/Buddhist temple or a shrine). It sits on a shattered rubble, providing a beacon of … Continue reading

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AEP Exhibition 2009 – Transfinity

I attended the Art Elective Programme (AEP) Exhibition 2009 last night. The exhibition entitled “Transfinity” was held at the City Hall and will end on 12 August. It showcases art work done by Secondary Four and Junior College Year 2 … Continue reading

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Phua Cheng Phue – Artist (潘正培)

Born in 1934, Singapore. Medium: Oil, Chinese ink, Mixed media, Finger painting, Water colour  

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National Junior College – Art Elective Graduating Coursework Exhibition 2008

My wife and I had the privilege to visit the exhibition put up by fifteen JC2 art elective students last night. The art pieces are the graduating coursework for their H2 Art subject. The students put in months of work … Continue reading

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Singapore Biennale 2008 – Central Promontory Site

  We went to the Central Promontory Site on Thursday, 18 September, to view some installations and exhibitions.   What impressed me on reaching the site was this huge architectural pavilion designed and built by Japanese artist Shigeru Ban aptly named as Containart Pavilion. … Continue reading

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