Art Stage founder will explore possibilities of helping galleries affected by fair's cancellation

Art Stage Singapore's founder Lorenzo Rudolf  said Art Stage had brought over 500 galleries to Singapore in the last eight years, but more than 450 have not returned due to a lack of local sales.
Art Stage Singapore's founder Lorenzo Rudolf said Art Stage had brought over 500 galleries to Singapore in the last eight years, but more than 450 have not returned due to a lack of local sales.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - The founder of Art Stage Singapore said he wants to help the galleries left in the lurch by his sudden cancellation of the fair, that was to take place next week.

Asked whether the galleries would get their money back, Mr Lorenzo Rudolf told The Straits Times in an e-mail that he would "explore all short-, mid- and long-term possibilities of helping them", as well as with recouping their losses.

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