The First Singapore Contemporary to Open in January


One of the works by Aleah Angeles from the Philippines that will be displayed during the exhibition.

Already set to be the go-to destination for art enthusiasts in January thanks to a series of exhibitions and programs lined up, Singapore will also be welcoming the inaugural edition of the Singapore Contemporary, a new contemporary art fair in the city focusing on a range of works by up-and-coming and established contemporary artists. Set to run from January 21 to 24 at the Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Center, the event will take place in conjunction with other events such as the Singapore Art Week and Art Stage Singapore.

Singapore Contemporary, founded by Douwe Cramer, Mark Saunderson and Sarah Benecke will see a slew of exciting programs for enthusiasts and collectors alike. Among its special features are China Encounters, where 400 contemporary artworks by artists across China will be exhibited; discussions under a program titled Artist Dialogues, which will feature 16 diverse artists with different backgrounds and expertise; as well as the Indonesian Pavilion, where over 200 paintings and sculptures by leading Indonesian artists such as Nyoman Erawan, Yoga Mahendra, and Chusin Setiadikara will be exhibited. Other highlights include a VIP Lounge where the works of Filipino artist Ronald Ventura will be presented, 3D art instalations, as well as complimentary programs for adults and children. Tickets can be bought at Singapore Contemporary or Sistic.

For more information, visit Singapore Contemporary

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