State of the Arts

State of the Arts: Jan 10 to 17

State of the Arts: Jan 10 to 17

SINGAPORE — The arts calendar kicked into high gear as the nine-day Singapore Art Week began with a slew of events, such as the Prudential Singapore Eye exhibition at ArtScience...

State of Arts: Jan 3 to 10

State of Arts: Jan 3 to 10

SINGAPORE — The nominees for the inaugural Joseph Balestier Award for the Freedom of Art, jointly given by Art Stage Singapore and the United States Embassy in Singapore, were...

State of the Arts: Dec 13 to 20

State of the Arts: Dec 13 to 20

SINGAPORE — The Mona Lisa graced Singapore with its presence in a show, albeit not Leonardo da Vinci’s famous version at the Louvre Museum, but a version he did a decade earlier...

State of the Arts: Dec 6 to 13

State of the Arts: Dec 6 to 13

SINGAPORE — The Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth released its annual Cultural Statistics report, noting, among others, a record number of museum visitors, a strong...

State of the Arts: Nov 29 to Dec 6

State of the Arts: Nov 29 to Dec 6

SINGAPORE — The 25th Singapore International Film Festival kicked off with Ken Kwek’s Unlucky Plaza, a bevy of stars including Zhang Ziyi and the Filipino film Porno being...

State of the Arts: Nov 22 to 29

State of the Arts: Nov 22 to 29

SINGAPORE — It was a treble at The President’s Design Award ceremony, with three people bagging the Designer Of The Year award: Peter Tay, Larry Peh and Tan Kok Hiang. The...

State of the Arts: Nov 15 to 22

State of the Arts: Nov 15 to 22

SINGAPORE — It’s the week of art fairs as the popular Affordable Art Fair Singapore opened its doors, along with two others: Spot Art and Bank Art Fair. The UOB Painting Of The...

State of the Arts: Nov 8 to 15

State of the Arts: Nov 8 to 15

SINGAPORE — For the first time in its 12-year history, The Esplanade announced that it had incurred an operating deficit, with a loss of S$2.3 million and a drop in sponsorship...

State of the Arts: Nov 1 to 8

State of the Arts: Nov 1 to 8

SINGAPORE — A week chock-full of events, the biggest of which was the death of music composer and Cultural Medallion recipient Iskandar Ismail at the age of 58 due to cancer....

State of the Arts: Oct 25 to Nov 1

State of the Arts: Oct 25 to Nov 1

SINGAPORE — The Singapore Writers Festival kicked off yesterday (Oct 31), even as details were announced regarding the Singapore International Film Festival, which takes place...

Pages