Art Stage Singapore 2016 has excited everyone related in the art scene in a regional and global scale. As it gears up to entertain visitors on that 4 special days (21st to 24th January), here is a look at some of the shows to take note of around Singapore during the days leading to the big show.
Singapore Contemporary – This new art fair is going to be held at Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Center and is touted as the platform to showcase Singaporean artists during the ‘other’ bigger event.
ArtScience Museum – This is where you can view the Prudential Eye Awards Exhibition which is being run for the third year now.
FOST Gallery – A solo show entitled ‘My Forest Has No Name’ is set for 16th January and for most part of February by Donna Ong.
Gillman Barracks – A pop-up art exhibition entitled ‘Scout’ is on show here for days before Art Stage until the 24th. This involves 25 emerging Singaporean artists and could be a springboard for them towards a larger scale.
Sundaram Tagore Gallery – The gallery is hosting the show “Steve McCurry: The Iconic Photographs” which will run till 21st February. If you do not know, McCurry’s ‘Afghan Girl’ image in the June 1985’s edition of National Geographic has become an icon in itself.
Singapore Tyler Print Institute – Set to hold the exhibition ‘Freely, Freely’ by Jane Lee to run throughout January until early March.