In emotionally-charged monolithic portraits and dark panoramic landscapes, Picture’s Not Perfect by Melvin Culaba delves into the psyche of the artist and his society. Each canvas plays out almost as a psycho-social mystery, where the viewer seeks to uncover the impetus behind the situational drama and underlying melancholy that permeates each composition.
Time: April 30 till May 10 2008
Tues-Sun 11.30am-7pm. Mon and public holidays by appt only. Closed on Thurs, May 1.
Venue: Forth Gallery (above Bee Cheng Hiang)
Address: 69A Pagoda Street (Level 2), Chinatown MRT Exit A, Singapore
After painting London, Banksy has captured the attention of Asia with a collection of previously unseen works in Hong Kong when Fabrik gallery hosted their LOVE ART show. This spectacular event displayed works from Bansky, one of the most controversial graffiti artists in the world. The show also included creations from Damien Hirst, Robert Indianna, Keith Haring, Romero Britto and Mel Ramos. Here’s the clip of Jurgen Abergas and Sean Coxall being interviewed by SO-U.TV
There is always a price to pay for things in life. Instead of price tags, Hong Kong fusion artist Cecilia Yu (余詠詩) and professional Scottish Artists are using art to convey the message. It is no secret that China is blooming, but do you want to know the twists of old & new behind it? Check out the exhibition hosted by ChinaNow! in Scotland.
“The slogan: ‘The price of prosperity’- provides the artists with unique reflections about living in the global economy with a focus on China’s economic boom.”
Check out “Floating” at Patriot Hall Gallery in Edinburgh from February 21 to March 5 Opening hours: 12 – 6pm.