By: Katie Roberts
New GallerySingapore’s art scene is exploding, and now another big-name gallery, Barnadas Huang, has opened at Dempsey. A sister gallery to Barcelona’s long-established Galería Jordi Barnadas, the new gallery will exhibit emerging and established contemporary European artists. See The Real Barcelona exhibition until 13 January. Barnadas Huang, 22 Dempsey Road.
100 Years Young
To celebrate abstract artist Toko Shinoda’s 100th birthday, Nikei Fine Art, is hosting an exhibition of her Japanese contemporary paintings. Her art reflects the minimalist grace and elegance of sumi, classic ink wash painting. See the exhibition until the end of January at Nikei Fine Art, 31 Ocean Way, #01-21 Quayside Isle, Sentosa Cove.
Best of Asia
Art Stage Singapore returns from 16 to 19 January with 600 artists and 130 galleries showing the best of Asian contemporary art. This year there’ll be exciting new works from headline and emerging artists from 28 countries, plus ten curated sales exhibitions. Marina Bay Sands Exhibition Centre.
Where I Am
Culture Square hosts a photography exhibition Where I Am: Photos from Singapore and Beyond featuring urban, landscape and travel photography from Singapore and Southeast Asia. Part of the sale proceeds will go toward supporting St Anne’s orphanage in Taungyi, Myanmar. Visit the exhibition from 4 to 11 December, or attend a special evening on 6 December from 6.30pm to 9pm for a chat with the talented photographers. Culture Square, 72 Duxton Road.
Three Singapore-based artists take on the concepts of home and motherland, re-interpreting the different meanings of place versus space and highlighting stories of immigrants who struggle to belong. Opening night is on 5 December from 7pm to 9pm and the exhibition runs until 22 December. Chan Hampe Galleries, 328 North Bridge Road, #01-20/21 Raffles Hotel Arcade.