Opening doors to art

Check out 10 independent art spaces during the East Side Open Studios initiative on Saturday

Make a trip to artist Kanchana Gupta's studio on Saturday as part of East Side Open Studios.
Make a trip to artist Kanchana Gupta's studio on Saturday as part of East Side Open Studios.ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN

Contemporary artist Kanchana Gupta works with a lot of paint, but you will not find a single easel in her studio in 16 Shaw Road.

Taped to the walls are sheets of tarpaulin slathered with oil paint. Below, more than a hundred pieces of dried "oil paint skins", which are completed works, rest on the floor.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 07, 2018, with the headline 'Opening doors to art'. Subscribe