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IgNight @ Cloud Forest, Gardens by the Bay
06:00PM - 10:00PM Friday - Sunday 29th - 31st December 2017
#IgNightSG is a three-day experiential and interactive event that runs from 29 - 31 December 2017 at Cloud Forest, Gardens by the Bay from 6pm - 10pm. Visitors will embark on a journey of self-discovery and reflection as they prepare to enter the New Year, where the audio-visual experiences installed will unravel one's hidden aura based on 12 famous personalities. The technologically-driven showcase of creativity and innovation features multi-touch interactivity, motion sensor technology, art installations and augmented reality experiences, promising to transform the conservatory into a kaleidoscope of light and excitement. Name of event: IgNight @ Cloud Forest, Gardens by the Bay Organiser: BRAND’S Essence of Chicken Venue: Cloud Forest, Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953 Date: 29 December - 31 December 2017 Time: 6pm - 10pm Ticket prices: Admission charges to Cloud Forest applies
Experience the new Steinway SPIRIO with Steinway Gallery Singapore
01:00PM - 05:00PM 10 - 26 December 2015
Steinway Gallery Singapore is delighted to launch Steinway Spirio, a high resolution player piano system, in Singapore. A masterpiece of engineering, Steinway Spirio provides the unrivaled musical experience that Steinway’s customers expect, producing the most accurate reproduction of live performances ever achieved on a Steinway & Sons piano. Offering a top quality audio experience for pianists and cultured listeners alike, the Steinway Spirio brings the vibrancy of a musical performance directly to you. Enjoy this unique experience at a customised new space, the Spirio Lounge, in an intimate setting made for music lovers. Clients who register with Steinway Gallery Singapore for an appointment to view the Steinway Spirio will receive a complimentary beverage and snack. Appointments are available from 1-5pm, with 2 sessions per hour. To make an appointment, please contact: [email protected] / 6838 0525 To learn more about the Spirio visit: http://www.steinway-gallery.com.sg/spirio http://www.steinwayspirio.com/
AP Contemporary at Art Stage Singapore Booth F20
03:00PM - 06:00PM Wednesday - Sunday 21st - 25th January 2015
<p><img style="display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;" src="http://www.apcontemporary.com/stat/logo2.jpg" alt="AP logo" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.apcontemporary.com/" target="_blank">AP contemporary</a> is honored to partake once again in <a href="http://www.artstagesingapore.com/" target="_blank">Art Stage Singapore 2015</a>. In the third year to participate in this flagship cultural event in Southeast Asia, we proudly present our talented artists <a href="http://www.apcontemporary.com/Sonya-Fu" target="_blank">Sonya Fu</a>, <a href="http://www.apcontemporary.com/Hong-Wai" target="_blank">Hong Wai</a>, <a href="http://www.apcontemporary.com/Alexander-Zakharov" target="_blank">Alexander Zakharov</a>, Wang Xinggang and <a href="http://www.apcontemporary.com/Mari-Kim" target="_blank">Mari Kim</a>. <br /><br />Sonya Fu’s digital paintings is spiritual and dreamy. This will be her first time to show her diasec works in Singapore. Hong Wai, a Chinese ink painter, portrays mysterious feminine images by ink in a modern way. The Russian master of miniature, Alexander Zakharov, translates his childhood imagination on to diasec and 3D lenticular works, combining playful imagery with nature. Wang Xinggang’s sculptures reflect the fast moving contemporary Chinese society. The famous Korean artist Mari Kim, whose paintings depict doll-like young women from popular characters with bright colours and signature big eyes, will also be presented in the exhibition.<br /><br />The Fair will run from 22 to 25 January, 2015 (VIP Preview and Vernissage on 21 January, 2015) at the Marina Bay Sands, Sands Expo & Convention Centre. <br /><br />For VIP passes or public entry passes, please contact Catherine Yim at <a href="[email protected]" target="_blank">[email protected]</a>. For artwork inquiries, please contact Elsie Fong at <a href="[email protected]" target="_blank">[email protected]</a>.<br /><br />Looking forward to meet you at booth F20!</p> <div id="__if72ru4sdfsdfrkjahiuyi_once" style="display: none;"> </div> <div id="__hggasdgjhsagd_once" style="display: none;"> </div> <div id="mcePasteBin" style="position: absolute; top: 0px; left: 0; background: red; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden" contenteditable="false"> <div contenteditable="true">X</div> </div> <div id="mcePasteBin" style="position: absolute; top: 0px; left: 0; background: red; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden" contenteditable="false"> <div contenteditable="true"><!--[if gte mso 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style="position: absolute; top: 0px; left: 0; background: red; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden" contenteditable="false"> <div contenteditable="true">AP contemporary is honored to partake once again in Art Stage Singapore 2015. In the third year to participate in this flagship cultural event in Southeast Asia, we proudly present our talented artists Sonya Fu, Hong Wai, Alexander Zakharov, Wang Xinggang and Mari Kim. <br /><br />Sonya Fu’s digital paintings is spiritual and dreamy. This will be her first time to show her diasec works in Singapore. Hong Wai, a Chinese ink painter, portrays mysterious feminine images by ink in a modern way. The Russian master of miniature, Alexander Zakharov, translates his childhood imagination on to diasec and 3D lenticular works, combining playful imagery with nature. Wang Xinggang’s sculptures reflect the fast moving contemporary Chinese society. The famous Korean artist Mari Kim, whose paintings depict doll-like young women from popular characters with bright colours and signature big eyes, will also be presented in the exhibition.<br /><br />The Fair will run from 22 to 25 January, 2015 (VIP Preview and Vernissage on 21 January, 2015) at the Marina Bay Sands, Sands Expo & Convention Centre. <br /><br />For VIP passes or public entry passes, please contact Catherine Yim at [email protected] For artwork inquiries, please contact Elsie Fong at [email protected]<br /><br />Looking forward to meet you at booth F20!</div> </div>
Hari Raya Open House 2013
10:00AM - 05:00PM Saturday - Sunday 24th - 25th August 2013
Join Malay Heritage Centre this weekend for a fun-filled celebration and learn more about Malay culture as well as Hari Raya customs and practices. Held in conjunction with the festive month of Hari Raya Puasa, participants at the event can enjoy cultural performances and participate in fun craft activities such as ketupat weaving, make traditional Hari Raya treats out of Play-Doh, and try their hand at community batik painting. Other than fostering greater understanding of Malay arts and culture, the event aims to promote community bonding and appreciation of the Hari Raya festive spirit in multicultural Singapore among visitors from all walks of life. Performances • Raya Ala Kampong by Attri Dance Foundation (24 August, 11am & 5pm) This is the opening dance to welcome guests to the event. Bringing audience back to how Hari Raya was celebrated during the older (kampong) days of Singapore, this dance will depict scenes practised on the first day of Hari Raya ie. morning prayers, feasting with families and relatives, and visiting houses of family members. • Gemilang Aidilfitri by Ariste Seni Budaya (25 August, 11am & 5pm) While Raya Ala Kampong brings the audience back to the old kampong days, this dance provides the modern day aspect of Hari Raya. This dance showcases Hari Raya in contemporary Singapore with emphasis on modernity and glitz. Craft activities over both days • Community Batik Painting (10am – 3pm) • Make Your Own Traditional Kueh (10am – 5pm) • Weave a Ketupat (10am – 5pm) • Traditional Malay Games: Main Lereng (Wheel Spinning) and Five Stones
Power Symbol: Symbols of Empowerment in Contemporary Art
11:30AM 14 - 20 August 2013
Gnani Arts’ is pleased to present Power Symbol: Symbols of Empowerment in Contemporary Art exhibition in celebration of our 10th Anniversary. On this momentous occasion, over 50 artworks by local and international artists will be on display at the Ion Art Gallery Singapore. We have also partnered with three charity organizations, Benjamin Sheares College of Duke – NUS, Rainbow Centre Singapore and St. Andrew’s Autism Centre for a special charity component whereby selected artworks by local and international artists will be separately displayed. In conjunction with this exhibition, Gnani Arts will present and facilitate Art Forums, Live Artist Demonstrations and present Artist Interviews for viewing during the exhibition. Official Opening Preview: 14 August 2013 (Wednesday), 7pm Exhibition Duration: 14 August 2013 – 20 August 2013 Venue: Ion Orchard Art Gallery 2 Orchard Turn Singapore 238801 Tel: +65 6238 8228 Open Daily: 10am – 10pm Free Admission. For Further Information: Mrs Vidhya Gnana Gouresan The Gallery of Gnani Arts Tel: 6735 3550, 9850 4006 Email: [email protected]
Art Exhibition for Mom & Dad
10:00AM - 07:00PM 12 - 24 May 2013
Presented by The Gallery of Gnani Arts Mommy Daddy Art for the Love of Parents 8 May 2013 – 24 May 2013 at The Gallery of Gnani Arts The Gallery of Gnani Arts proudly presents Mommy Daddy: Art for the Love of Parents, a 16-days exhibition that will commence on 8 May 2013 and will end on May 24 2013. The exhibition will feature artworks which will celebrate the unconditional love given by each and every parent to their children. Mommy Daddy Exhibition will be presented in conjunction with Mother’s Day and Father’s Day celebration. Exhibition Duration: 8 May 2013 – 24 May 2013 Venue: The Gallery of Gnani Arts #01-17, Tanglin Shopping Centre 19, Tanglin Road Singapore 247909 Tel: 6735 3550, 9003 2851 Gallery Hours: Mondays to Saturdays: 10am – 7pm Free Admission. For Further Information: Maricar Rebullado The Gallery of Gnani Arts Tel: 6735 3550 Email: [email protected]
"Quest - Where Heaven and Man Meet" by Sun Yu-li
02:00PM - 03:30PM 20th April 2013
SSS-NParks Public Talk 2013 Series presents "Quest - Where Heaven and Man Meet" by Sun Yu-li Sat, 20 April, 2pm - 3.30pm A collaborative effort by SSS and Nparks, "Quest - Where Heaven and Man meet" is the 1st public talk at Galeri Nila, The Foothills Fort Canning Park on Sat, 20 April, 2pm –3.30pm. Sun Yu-li, one of Singapore's leading artists, will take you through his life long journey and discovery of the Universal Language (UL). As he describes it "UL is a formal Language of the metaphysical of this new millennium and beyond". Sun Yu-li believes that UL provides a common platform where existential and representational issues of life meet and converge . The visual language is a meeting ground for the artistic and scientific mind. Through his text and visual examples Sun Yu-li will take us through his quest where heaven and man meet.
Mommy Daddy: Art for the Love of Parents
10:00AM - 07:00PM 8th May - 15th June 2013
Presented by The Gallery of Gnani Arts Mommy Daddy Art for the Love of Parents 8 May 2013 – 15 June 2013 at The Gallery of Gnani Arts The Gallery of Gnani Arts proudly presents Mommy Daddy: Art for the Love of Parents, a month-long exhibition that will commence on 8 May 2013 and will end on 15 June 2013. The exhibition will feature artworks which will celebrate the unconditional love given by each and every parent to their children. Mommy Daddy Exhibition will be presented in conjunction with Mother’s Day and Father’s Day celebration. Exhibition Duration: 8 May 2013 - 15 June 2013 Venue: The Gallery of Gnani Arts #01-17, Tanglin Shopping Centre 19, Tanglin Road Singapore 247909 Tel: 6735 3550, 9003 2851 Gallery Hours: Mondays to Saturdays: 10am – 7pm Free Admission. For Further Information: Maricar Rebullado The Gallery of Gnani Arts Tel: 6735 3550 Email: [email protected]
Nothing Else But Love: Sculptures and Paintings by P. Gnana in Singapore
07:00PM - 06:00PM 12 - 23 September 2012
12 - 23 September 2012 Nothing Else But Love is a significant exhibition that features a fresh collection of paintings and sculptures by P. Gnana, under a visual language of whimsically-stylized imagery of human figures within the universal concept of nothing else but love. And this love that he portrays, connects to as many perspectives as one can imagine. Some figures are intentionally androgynous, whereby gender is no hindrance to the viewer's response to the alluring feel of unconditional love. And some figures are absolutely defined, perhaps in the case of the timeless concept of the Mother and Child. Nevertheless, the concept remains poignant and invincible. It is intriguing to note that Gnana's recent series of paintings and sculptures stand proof to the fact that this fascination towards love and human figures has been rekindled with an even larger exotic yet emotive impact, within a colour palette that is unprecedented in his career, thanks to the profound combination of oil and fabric collage on canvas. This exhibition is indeed monumental, as it is after three years that P. Gnana's art collection is being showcased in the Lion City, after exhibiting his paintings and sculptures in New Delhi, Kuala Lumpur, Bangalore, Mumbai and New York. Brief Profile of P. Gnana Born in Neyveli (South India) in 1970, P. Gnana is indeed a distinguished, leading painter and sculptor in Singapore. It is a fact that exemplary paintings by Gnana are in the collections of the current President of the Republic of Singapore, of the Singapore Art Museum of the National Heritage Board in Singapore, and of Smt. Harsimrat Kaur Badal (current Member of Parliament for Bathinda, Punjab). Other collectors of his artworks include the Coutts Bank, Ascenda's International Tech Park in Chennai (commission of 14 large-scaled abstract paintings in 2005), and several private corporations and individual art collectors in Southeast Asia, South Asia and Europe. In 2002, Gnana was a recipient of the LASALLE Scholarship of the LASALLE College of the Arts (Singapore), from where he received his formal training in the art of painting. He is also an active member of the Sculpture Society (Singapore). Gnana’s eighth solo art exhibition, The Eternal Cow: Sculptures and Paintings by P. Gnana, was presented at the Singapore Philatelic Museum in 2009. Gnana’s fascination towards the technique of collage in his paintings began in the first few years of his career. Today, collage is back in his art, but this time, on both sculpture and painting. With great confidence and an abundance of practical and aesthetic ideas, Gnana transforms the meaning and purpose of mundane, everyday objects into awe-inspiring poignant expressions of urban relevance. His solo exhibition of sculptural installations and paintings, entitled Parallel Play: A Travelling Collection of Art by P. Gnana, was presented in Kuala Lumpur in 2010 and in New Delhi in 2011. Gnana made his debut in New York in 2011. Official Opening Preview of Exhibition: 12 September 2012 (Wednesday), 7pm Exhibition Duration: 12 September 2012 – 23 September 2012 Venue: The Gallery of Gnani Arts #01-17, Tanglin Shopping Centre, 19 Tanglin Road, Singapore 247909. T: 6735 3550 E: [email protected] W: www.gnaniarts.com Gallery Hours: Mondays to Saturdays: 10am – 7pm, Sundays: 10am to 6pm. Free Admission. For Further Information: Mrs Vidhya Gnana Gouresan, The Gallery of Gnani Arts Tel: 6735 3550, 9850 4006 Email: [email protected]
The Asian Prom: Dances of Asia in Visual Art
10:00AM - 07:00PM 25th August - 5th September 2012
This exhibition will feature elucidating paintings depicting various dance forms of Asia, by 6 accomplished artists who hail from France, Singapore, Malaysia, Sri Lanka and India. No doubt, dance is indeed the ruling concept of the exhibition. However, how abstract or how photo-realistic or how symbolic the portrayal in each painting is going to be, is absolutely up to the individual artist. To capture the feel of unpredictable movement, the intensity of emotion or the culture-specific principle of a dance form on canvas, is magical indeed. Opening Preview with Balinese Dance, Indian Dance & Carnatic Vocal Performances: 25 August 2012, 12 noon onwards Exhibition Duration: 25 August 2012 – 5 September 2012 Venue: The Gallery of Gnani Arts (new gallery space) #01-17, Tanglin Shopping Centre 19, Tanglin Road Singapore 247909 Tel: 6735 3550, 9850 4006 Gallery Hours: Mondays to Saturdays: 11am – 7pm Sundays: 11am to 6pm Free Admission. For Further Information: Mrs Vidhya Gnana Gouresan The Gallery of Gnani Arts Tel: 6735 3550, 9850 4006 Email: [email protected] THE ARTISTS S. Sivabalan S. Sivabalan is a significant artist from Kumbakonam (South India). He is well-recognised and appreciated for his poetic portrayals of the unassuming life in the villages of Tamil Nadu, South India. Sivabalan is also a winner of the Khsitiji Merit Award in Mumbai (1997) and he had obtained his Masters in Fine Arts from the University of Trichy (South India). Odile Moulin Odile Moulin was born in Bourg-en Bresse (France). She received intensive training in Ceramic Art in Paris at the National School of Arts Appliques, Olivier de Serres. Odile holds a Bachelor in Plastic Arts at the Aix en Provence University in the South of France. Through a scholarship, Odile received further training in Ceramic Art at the Athens School of Fine Arts in Greece. In 2009 and 2010, she was selected to receive three significant Sculpture Awards in France. In 2006, Odile’s first-ever solo art exhibition of sculptures and related drawings, entitled OM: A Sculptural Dance by Odile Moulin, was presented by The Gallery of Gnani Arts. In addition, Odile is also a trained Art Teacher who has conducted institutional and private art lessons in France and Singapore. She lives and creates in the South of France. P. Gnana Born in Neyveli (South India) in 1970, P. Gnana is indeed a distinguished, leading painter and sculptor in Singapore. It is a fact that exemplary paintings by Gnana are in the collections of the current President of the Republic of Singapore, of the Singapore Art Museum of the National Heritage Board in Singapore, and of Smt. Harsimrat Kaur Badal (current Member of Parliament for Bathinda, Punjab). Other collectors of his artworks include the Coutts Bank, Ascenda's International Tech Park in Chennai (commission of 14 large-scaled abstract paintings in 2005), and several private corporations and individual art collectors in Southeast Asia, South Asia and Europe. In 2002, Gnana was a recipient of the LASALLE Scholarship of the LASALLE College of the Arts (Singapore), from where he received his formal training in the art of painting. He is also an active member of the Sculpture Society (Singapore). Gnana’s eighth solo art exhibition, The Eternal Cow: Sculptures and Paintings by P. Gnana, was presented at the Singapore Philatelic Museum in 2009. Gnana’s fascination towards the technique of collage in his paintings began in the first few years of his career. Today, collage is back in his art, but this time, on both sculpture and painting. With great confidence and an abundance of practical and aesthetic ideas, Gnana transforms the meaning and purpose of mundane, everyday objects into awe-inspiring poignant expressions of urban relevance. His solo exhibition of sculptural installations and paintings, entitled Parallel Play: A Travelling Collection of Art by P. Gnana, was presented in Kuala Lumpur in 2010 and in New Delhi in 2011. Gnana made his debut in New York in 2011. Raja Segar Born in 1951 in Colombo (Sri Lanka), Raja Segar (known as Segar) is a painter/sculptor of Sri Lankan descent. He obtained his formal education at St Michael's College (Colombo). At the age of nineteen, Segar commenced his career in the field of accountancy. While studying for his accountancy examinations, Segar had spent most of his time in the reference sections of the British Council Library in Colombo. The collection of books and periodicals on art and artists in the Library triggered his unfathomable interest in the arts. Segar started to design his own greeting cards that portrayed themes that were strongly inspired by the day-to-day life of Sri Lankans. His cards became an instant hit, as they proved to be a new sensation (most visuals on greeting cards in Sri Lanka were usually retrieved from European Art. Appreciators of his card-designs encouraged Segar to create large paintings. And so, quite naturally, he became a painter. Segar started experimenting with the technique associated with the refractive effect of light in his paintings which were/are of abstract and figurative-cubist nature. In sculpture, steel will be his preferred medium. Apart from group exhibitions, Segar has presented solo exhibitions in Canada, Australia, England, India and Sri Lanka. Satheesh Kanna Satheesh Kanna was born and bred in Trichirapalli (Tamil Nadu, South India). He obtained his Masters in Fine Arts from the Government College of Arts and Crafts in Kumbakonam (Tamil Nadu). Bold brush-strokes, vivid moods and striking light effects are key aspects that are synonymous with Satheesh’s paintings. Satheesh has actively participated in numerous art exhibitions in several states within India. The Asian Prom exhibition launches Satheesh’s international creative pursuit. Sivarajah Nadarajan Sivarajah Natarajan is one of Malaysia’s most compelling visual artists of the human form. He displays a passion for the figurative within the human body in motion. With his longstanding involvement with the Sutra Dance Theatre (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), Sivarajah has indeed focused exclusively on dance. He has explored various genres of dances including Odissi, Bharata Natyam, Gotipua (boy-dancers of Orissa), Balinese and Javanese court dances, contemporary modern dances and the traditional Malaysian theatre forms of Makyong, Menora and Main Petri. Sivarajah is a pioneer in Malaysia when it comes to exploring the drawing and painting of Odissi and projecting this dance form as a familiar subject in Malaysian visual arts. Sivarajah, as a Fine Arts graduate of Malaysian Institute of Art (1992), found his métier in Sutra Dance Theatre (artistic director: Ramli Ibrahim) in the same year of his graduation. For the last nineteen years, he has been intimately pursuing his professional journey from being a visual artist, to a light-and-stage designer, to being the documenter and photographer of Sutra’s endeavours. Sivarajah had been the force behind Sutra’s tough international tours from archeological temple sites of India (Hampi, Konark, Khajuraho etc) to prestigious theatre venues in major cities of the world (Carnegie Hall in New York, UNESCO in Paris/Vienna, Sydney Opera House, Esplanade Singapore, Tropen Theater in Amsterdam, NCPA in Mumbai, etc.). As a painter, Sivarajah attempts to capture the dialectic between the joy and exuberance of movement and the divine madness of the dancer’s spirit. Sivarajah awards include the Best Set Award (2005), Lighting Designer Award (2010) in the BOH Cameronian Awards (Kakiseni) and Lifetime Achievement Award (2008). He is also a Trustee of the Board of Sutra Foundation.