源 . 亮 : A Retrospect on Chinese Clans (The Posters)
Chinese clan associations were formed decades ago with the purpose to meet the needs of the Chinese migrant welfare. More than just a social institution, they played a largely significant role in bringing Chinese arts and culture to Singapore and advocati…
Artist Turns Real Flower Petals Into Fashion Design Illustrations
Grace Ciao, a 22-year-old student from Singapore, uses a clever and original way to draw her fashion design illustrations. Instead of ink, watercolours, pencils, or fabric, she uses real flower petals. Not only do they serve as substitutes for lines and colours, but they also introduce their own unique textures and forms.
Installation by Sopheap Pich for Singapore Biennale 2011. Cambodian artist Sopheap Pich’s sculptures respond to and connect with his surroundings. After training in the United States and France, Pich returned to Cambodia and began using local materials such as rattan, bamboo and burlap that are primarily used in craft and agriculture. His refined, expressive works hover between abstraction and figuration, reflecting upon everyday Cambodian life, history, personal experience, and phenomena he…
An Octopus Painted in Layers of Resin by Keng Lye
Artist Keng Lye whose work we explored earlier this year recently completed a new painting that blends sculpture and layers of acrylic paint to create this near lifelike red octopus. Lye often uses an egg shell to form the body of his cephalopods which then merges seamlessly with alternating layers
Singapore fine artist Keng Lye #artistaday
Singapore-based artist Keng Lye produces unusual three-dimensional works of art with acrylics and epoxy resin that could be easily passed off as photographs. Using a technique pioneered by Japanese painter Riusuke Fukahori, Lye manages to produce the illusion of different animals swimming in water by pouring resin into a bowl and then painting on top of it with acrylics, layer by layer.