January 14, 2019

In Singapore there resides an enormously valuable gem. Precious and symbolic this jewel is actually a reconstruction of a 9th century Arab dhow and a “shining example of what can be achieved by international cooperation,” according to Terry Garcia, Chief Science and Ex...

January 12, 2019

Indices allow investors to gain an insight into the performance of an asset class or a segment of that asset class.  In the case of financial markets, stock and bond market indices typically consist of an imaginary portfolio of securities representing a particular mark...

January 7, 2019

A woman holding a baby looks straight at us from what appears to be a vintage photograph. The pose is that of a Renaissance Madonna, but something is slightly off. Perhaps it is her features, which are too strong, or perhaps the colour of her eyes too dark or the eyebr...

January 6, 2019

From verification tools for provenance and authenticity to new approaches to art collecting and even new art forms, blockchain’s impact on the artworld is already undeniable. During this year’s Art Basel Conversations in Basel, journalist Tim Schneider sat down with Si...

January 2, 2019

John Clang, born Ang Choon Leng, has from a young age carried an immense passion for photography. So much so that he enrolled in LASALLE College of the Arts in Singapore at age 17; but after six months he decided to drop out as the curriculum was moving too slow for hi...

December 5, 2018

When the first light of dawn illuminates the flat roofs of the Uzbek capital of Tashkent, Timur Akhmedov rises and goes straight to his studio.  Every morning is the dawn of a discreet, inner battle, one that all artists know too well. It is the battle between the unco...

December 3, 2018

Art and Action is a pioneering international art history conference and series of exhibitions, which critically examine the development of art practices in Southeast Asia from the 1970s to the present. The conference focuses on the role of artists and artworks as socia...

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