How to collect young artists? Start with these eight hot names

Artist Shavonne Wong (left) and media artist Tristan Lim. ST PHOTOS: SAMUEL ANG
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SINGAPORE - The price of a young artist's work can double overnight.

For Shavonne Wong, it more than doubled after British movie star Idris Elba not only bought three of her digital artworks, but also posted about them on TikTok on Jan 13.

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