Jackie Chan, shot by Russel Wong

Russel Wong’s Tips For Taking Better Photos

HIS CELEBRITY photos have made Russel Wong a celebrity photographer in his own right, who has had all manner of famous people looking at his camera lens. The relationship between...
new year's short story

Last Day Of The Year

"Happy new year!" the four gents chorused. It was a significant year for these classmates. They were turning 60. They'd kept in touch through their lives - seen girlfriends become...

Art Painting Itself Out Of A Corner

FOLLOWING on the heels of Yayoi Kusama’s popular exhibition that had audiences dotty with excitement, the National Gallery Singapore has to figure out how to match or top that. In...
Crack The Cookie Code

On The Cookie Trail With Elizabeth Lazan

TALK about literally following your fortunes. Elizabeth Lazan, one half of the duo out to Crack The Cookie Code, talks about journeying across the USA with her best friend and fellow-presenter Jeane Reveendran. It's...
benjamin-kheng, Wonder Boy

Connecting With The Sound Of The ’70s

PLAYING the role of a living celebrity on the big screen is not the easiest thing to do. More so if that celebrity is also the director of the...
Zanotta beanbag, W. Atelier

New Stylish Space For W. Atelier

SOME things are worth waiting for.W. Atelier's new showroom on Henderson Road is now open after some bureaucratic hiccups (mainly to do with installing an elevator), but it's proven...
Yayoi Kusama, National Gallery Singapore

Connecting The Varied Dots

YAYOI KUSAMA connected the cosmic dots in her life and turned adversity into opportunity. Battling inner demons gets the better of most people, but Kusama turned this into a platform to...
Mark Justiniani, Firewalk: A Bridge Of Embers, Gallery Children's Biennale

Drawing In Kids With Art

THE Gallery Children’s Biennale, currently ongoing at the National Gallery Singapore suffers from a bit of a misnomer. It is not strictly for the children, as many tend to think...

Mural, Mural On The Wall

WHETHER they be political messages, outpourings of talent or graffiti, murals add colour to a space, and paint a vocabulary that speaks of non-conformism and attitude in San Francisco. The...

Chip Off The Old Art Block

WHILE NOT wholeheartedly embraced by the mainstream art world, virtual art is steadily building its reputation, pixel by pixel. The patterns repeat over a period of time; colourful amorphous hues that...