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Visual Arts
 
Two Singapore artists, Zhao Renhui and Ho Tzu Nyen, are among those vying for the $60,000 grand prize in the Asia Pacific Breweries Foundation Signature Art Prize.
Multi-disciplinary artist Juliana Yasin died on Wednesday at noon after a long battle with cancer. She was 44.
Toss painting with video, performance and elements of theatre and you get the work Give Me Your Blood And I Will Give You Freedom.
Play under the stars tonight in the heritage-rich Kampong Glam district as the Aliwal Arts Centre organises its annual night crawl.
This weekend, Indian performance artist Nikhil Chopra embarks on his sprawling 50-hour piece titled Give Me Your Blood And I Will Give You Freedom, as part of the Singapore International Festival of Arts.
Intense staring happens all the time in a multi-storey carpark and Vanessa Lorraine Chea was doing the same recently.
Without the timely intervention by founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew some five decades ago, Singapore would have lost the late Fan Chang Tien, a pioneer Chinese ink painter who groomed several generations of art talent here, to another country.
I don't get it. What is contemporary art? For the scorners and those haplessly bewildered by art of today, the Singapore Art Museum under its new director Susie Lingham has put on two exhibitions to win over the disbelieving without losing the enlightened.

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