Juxtapoz // Friday, May 16, 2014
Ivan Hoo, a native Singaporean artist who lives and breathes art. His photorealistic and anamorphic drawings and paintings use pencil and pastel to amazing effects! Among his most notable achievements, Ivan had his first exhibition in 50 x 50 Square Invasion Painting Show 2011. Moreover, Artspace Intinc Singapore celebrates with a collaboration with other international artists. Currently, his drawings and paintings are displayed in Art Speaks Studio, a local art space located in Singapore.
Juxtapoz // Monday, September 30, 2013
On this fine Monday morning we are enjoying the surreal illustrations of Singaporean illustration Lijie Ong. This particular series features 'narratives brimming with metaphors, weaving morbidly lush landscapes and anatomized bodies' in her journey to 'translate a disoriented reality of vulnerability and self-awareness.'
Juxtapoz // Monday, September 02, 2013
Singapore-based photographer Fong Qi Wei shoots various landscapes over a 2 to 3 hour period from the same spot and then collages the images in layers, exploring the passage of time. "The basic structure of a landscape is present in every piece. But each panel or concentric layer shows a different slice of time, which is related to the adjacent panel/layer."
Juxtapoz // Monday, May 20, 2013
Singapore-based photographer Jared Lim has a fantastic eye for architectural patterns and geometry. The series, entitled Urban Exploration, consists of photos he took while travelling to major cities and have been inspired by a love for geometry that his has since he was a kid.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 14, 2013
We are enjoying the paintings of Singaporean artist Ruben Pang this morning. Pan describes his paintings as "projections of his psyche, which reflect on notions of prospect, arrival, and transformation." His process evolves and gradually builds up with each brushstroke and layering of paint.
Juxtapoz // Monday, April 29, 2013
Thinkspace is pleased to present new work by Los Angeles based artist and illustrator Jolene Lai, opening May 4 2013. Born and raised in Singapore, Lai’s work unveils an empathetic co-mingling of whimsy and melancholy by tenderly excavating the affective landscapes of happiness and heartbreak, history and contemporaneity.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 24, 2013
Recently, we did a walk down memory lane at Marc Quinn's incredible Planet bronze and steel sculpture, displayed at the Beyond Limits exhibition in the gardens of Chatsworth House in the UK in 2008. Last week, we did a walk down 90 degrees near the equator in Singapore's Gardens By The Bay complex and saw the installation process of ... guess what... Marc Quinn's Planet sculpture. The sculpture was donated for permanent display at the Gardens by the Bay.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Last week, Juxtapoz was given a special invitation to accompany Seattle-based fine artist, Mary Iverson, as she flew to Singapore with Chandran Gallery to exhibit and complete a public mural at the city-state's Goodman Arts Centre. Perfect for the work that she has been creating over the past few years, Iverson was commissioned to paint a shipping container on the school's grounds, a unique opportunity that coinciding with an overall theme of Singapore; shipping.
Juxtapoz // Friday, January 18, 2013
More from our tour of Singapore's art scene: Bringing close to two decades of international art from Berlin, Michael Janssen Gallery opens in Singapore with Keep it simple. Keep it fresh., featuring renowned American artists John Baldessari and Meg Cranston.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 17, 2013
As we continue our exploration of the Singapore art scene this week, we came across news that Italian art sensation, Diego Fazio (aka DiegoKoi), will be opening an exhibition, Sensations, at Raffian Art in Singapore on January 25, 2013. The show will feature his incredible photoreal works, some of which helped him win the 2012 Cairo Prize.