A Dialogue on the Role of Women in ‘Women.Shoes.Freedom’ Exhibition by artist Benny Ong

Transforming traditional techniques into contemporary art, this compelling exhibition celebrates the many roles of women in today’s society.

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I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death.

– Leonardo da Vinci 

AN ART AF(FAIR) TO REMEMBER

The Bank Art Fair has introduced a new host of artworks to Singapore for the second time around – in an unique room-to-room experience. Artworks from both new and established artists were thoughtfully culled from 56 galleries and 15 countries, and made to converge at Pan Pacific Singapore last weekend, taking up temporary residence in their respective rooms…

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Unfamiliar Familiarity: A Discourse on the Surgically-Perfect with Mexican Artist Gildo Medina

Mexican artist Gildo Medina creates a new dialogue for the world of surgically-perfect by making the familiar unfamiliar and unfamiliar familiar Considered as one of the most successful and important illustrators from around the globe by TASCHEN in the last edition of 100 illustrators, Mexico-born Gildo Medina is an international award-winning artist and photographer whose…

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NEWS: Singaporean artist Y/X Launches ‘Light and Brilliance’ Exhibition at Raffles City Shopping Centre Singapore

In line with the nation’s Jubilee birthday, Singaporean artist Y/X (real name: Chua Koon Beng) has just launched “光宗耀祖” (Light and Brilliance) – a public exhibition named after a Chinese idiom – at the atrium of Raffles City Shopping Centre, Singapore.    Above: Every Drop Counts (一滴都不能少) The nine days long solo exhibition will see the fruition of his five-year…

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A Conversation with Professor Tom Inns on the Learning Curves of Design at the Glasgow School of Art Singapore Graduation Show 2015

  Nothing can stop the second cohort of graduating students from the Glasgow School Art Singapore, and their director Professor Tom Inns can attest to that. The Glasgow School of Art Singapore was initially conceived in 2012 as a partnership between the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) and Temasek Polytechnic (TP), delivering years 3 and…

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Chinese Artist Qiu Jie satires yet celebrates the glory of cross-culture and the revolutionary Mao

(images courtesy of Art Plural Gallery) Last Thursday, Art Plural Gallery unveiled the opening of Chinese artist Qiu Jie’s show, featuring 30 latest works by the artist. Couture Troopers was present for the opening that day, and we were absolutely thrilled to see his works in person! Straddling Chinese aesthetics and Western popular culture, the artist deals in…

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