Art Week at Bras Basah District: Joint Exhibition by Nine Galleries

Art Week at Bras Basah District: Joint Exhibition by Nine Galleries

WHEN
22 – 30 January 2021
VENUE
Bras Basah Complex, 231 Bain Street (go to Google maps)
OPENING HOURS
12pm – 7pm
ADMISSION
Free Admission
WEBSITE
https://www.brasbasahcomplex.com

Art Week at Bras Basah District: Joint Exhibition by Nine Galleries

Bras Basah Complex uniquely houses a collective of galleries under one roof. For their annual show, nine art galleries will come together and present the diversity of contemporary to traditional interpretations of Chinese ink and bring to the fore a younger generation of modern artists alongside pioneers of Nanyang art in Singapore. Artists include Lim Tze Peng, Goh Beng Kwan, Chua Ek Kay, Chen Wen Hsi, Tong Chin Sye, Boo Sze Yang, Hong Sek Chern and many more. 

There will be guided tours and talks by the galleries to engage the public, creating a platform for newer artists to showcase their artistic creations.

Pin Xuan Ge, #04-11
Exhibition of calligraphy and paintings on Chinese fans.
Artists: Chang Kwang Wee, Oh Khang Lark, Lee See Thong, Tan Hock Seng, Lek Eng Hong, Heu Chang Chin, Goh Eik Meng, Ng Hoon Tiong, Choo Thiam Siew

Cape of Good Hope Gallery, #03-17
Exhibition: The Unique 5-A collection of local modern art
Artists: Lim Tze Peng, Goh Beng Kwan, Terence Teo, Zhu Hong, Liu Xuan Qi

Tide Gallery, #03-15
Exhibition: Tide Gallery Collections IV
Artists: Chua Ek Kay, Hong Zhu An, Li Geng (China), Chen Zheng (China), Yeo Jian Long

G art, #03-03
Exhibition: Blossom Awaits 2021
Artists: Koh Mun Hong, Lee Hock Moh, Tan Kian Por, Victor Ang, Qi Hong, Bao Jia

Si Bao Zhai Arts Gallery, #02-43
Exhibition: The third generation of 4 painters
Artists: Tay Bak Chiang, Boo Sze Yang, Chua Say Hua, Hong Sek Chern

Fine Arts Development Global Pte Ltd, #03-41
Exhibition: 古玩书画精粹展
Artists: 王大凡, 王习三, Chen Wen Hsi, Pan Shou, Fan Chang Tien, Lee Hock Moh, Tan Choh Tee, 杨善深, 王个簃

Nanyang Gallery, #02-73
Exhibition: Nostalgic Scenes: Paintings Exhibition by Goh Chiew Lai
Artists: Goh Chiew Lye
旧景情怀:吴秋来画展

Tieling Gallery, #01-59A
Exhibition: Ink Miniatures by Tan Kee Sek
Artist: Tan Kee Sek

Artcommune Gallery, #01-01, Carlton Hotel
Exhibition: Solo exhibition of Tong Chin Sye
Artist: Tong Chin Sye

Liu Xuan Qi, Dance of Lion #3, 2020. Image courtesy of the artist.

Guided Tour Session 1: Chinese ink aesthetics in SG galleries

23 January 2021, 3pm

Tour leader: Mr. Tan Yong Jun

This tour brings the participants through the galleries in Bras Basah area that are exhibiting works of Chinese ink. The participants will have an understanding of the specialities of the galleries and a brief tour of each of the exhibitions.
i.      Pin Xuan Ge
ii.     Cape of Good Hope Gallery
iii.    Tide Gallery
iv.    G art
v.     Si Bao Zhai
vi.    Fine Arts Development Global Pte Ltd
vii.   Nanyang Gallery
viii.  Tieling Gallery

To register, please email Ho Sou Ping at souping@artcommune.com.sg

Guided Tour Session 2: Nanyang Art and its derivatives

30 January 2021, 3pm

Tour leader: Mr. Tan Yong Jun

This tour brings the participants through the galleries in Bras Basah area that are exhibiting works which shows how SG art has evolved and taken shape since the early days of the 20th century.
i.      Pin Xuan Ge
ii.     Cape of Good Hope Gallery
iii.    Tide Gallery
iv.    G art
v.     Si Bao Zhai
vi.    Fine Arts Development Global Pte Ltd
vii.   Nanyang Gallery
viii.  Tieling Gallery
ix.    Artcommune gallery

To register, please email Ho Sou Ping at souping@artcommune.com.sg

Talk on Introduction to SG 2nd Generation Realism artists and the techniques of plein-air painting

23 January 2021, 7pm – 8.30pm, artcommune gallery, #01-01, Carlton Hotel

Limit to 10 pax participants

To register, please email Ho Sou Ping at souping@artcommune.com.sg

Exhibition
National Museum of Singapore, 93 Stamford Road
22 January – 22 February 2021
Following on from ENTWINE: Maybank Women Eco-Weavers Meet Southeast Asian Artists organised by the Maybank Foundation and supported by the National Museum of Singapore, New Weave is a collection of cutting-edge animators re-interpreting an ancient Southeast Asian tradition, guest curated by Steve Lawler and presented by Chan + Hori Contemporary.
Stamford Arts Centre, Block A #03-02
27 – 30 January 2021
The Sage is one part of a series of projects based on Carl Jung’s 12 Archetypes. We will travel between two realms – Real Life and Virtual Reality – in search of our versions of truth.
Exhibition
DECK, 120A Prinsep Street
21 January – 18 February 2021
An exploration of the entanglements between reality, representation, and discourse, facilitated by the moving image, ON/OFF/SCREEN situates the screen, the ubiquitous and contemporary mode of communication and transmission, as both a site of inquiry and departure.
Cuturi Gallery, 65 Aliwal Street
23 – 30 January 2021
This exhibition centers itself around domesticity, craft and the feminine, working beyond the artifice of the art-versus-craft hierarchy. Four artists, Amirah Raudhah, Dipali Gupta, Fatima Bano, and Masuri Mazlan will present works looking at the domestic realm as a means of elevated expression.