Art Stage Singapore, Jan 12-16, 2011, at the Marina Bay Sands Resort
Tuesday 14, December 2010
Singapore is fast becoming a force in the creative arts world and on the road to be the hub for the arts in Asia. In 2011, Singapore will stage highly anticipated industry events including the inaugural Art Stage Singapore 2011.
Lorenzo Rudolf, the former director of Art Basel and founder of Art Basel Miami Beach, has masterminded the inaugural Art Stage Singapore to be held January 12-16, 2011. Hosted at the Marina Bay Sands integrated resort, an architectural design masterpiece in its own right, Art Stage Singapore will feature more than 100 exhibits of contemporary art and design galleries/dealers. The collection will feature the best and most interesting works from the Asia-Pacific region juxtaposed against and in dialogue with carefully selected Western positions. Over 20 projects have been specially created for the fair, presenting a unique opportunity for the discovery of new talents, particularly within the Asian art scenes. Singapore is the ideal destination to host this event as Singapore is a confluence of cultures between the East and West compounded by its geographic location in the crossroads of booming international markets.
nternationally renowned galleries that will be showing at Art Stage Singapore include: Arario Gallery (Seoul/Cheonan/Beijing/New York), Boers-Li Gallery (Beijing), Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin (Paris/Miami), Eslite Gallery (Taipei), Galerie Hans Mayer (Dusseldorf), Galerie Michael Janssen (Cologne/Berlin), Galerie Michael Schultz (Berlin/Seoul/Beijing), Nature Morte (New Delhi/Berlin), Rossi & Rossi (London), ShanghART Gallery (Shanghai/Beijing) and Tomio Koyama Gallery (Kyoto/Tokyo).
Committed to encouraging the discovery of rising stars in the art world, Art Stage Singapore is proud to feature Project Stage, a platform dedicated to young galleries and artists actively engaged in nurturing up-and-coming talents and pushing the envelope with new ideas and practices. Project Stage exhibitors include: Galerie Grand Siecle (Taipei), LDX Contemporary Art Center (Beijing), Megumi Ogita Gallery (Tokyo), One & J. Gallery (Seoul), Project Fulfill Art Space (Taipei), PLATFORM3 (Bandung), Shrine Empire Gallery (New Delhi) and more.
Leading Asian contemporary artists who will have their works exhibited at the fair include: Ai Weiwei (China), Alfredo & Isabel Aquilizan (Philippines), Cai Guoqiang (China), Chen Chieh-Jen (Taiwan), Subodh Gupta (India), Fx Harsono (Indonesia), Jia Aili (China), Jitish Kallat (India), Hyungkoo Kang (Korea), Li Hui (China), Liu Xiaodong (China), Rudi Mantofani (Indonesia), I Nyoman Masriadi (Indonesia), Takashi Murakami (Japan), Yoshitomo Nara (Japan), Qiu Anxiong (China), T. V. Santhosh (India), Keiichi Tanaami (Japan), Thukral & Tagra (India), Vasan Sitthiket (Thailand), Unmask Group (China) etc.
Top artists from other continents who will also be exhibiting their works include Edward Burtynsky (Canada), Stephan Balkenhol (France/Germany), Daniele Buetti (Italy), David LaChapelle (USA), Chris Levine (UK), Jin Meyerson (Korea/USA), Andy Warhol (USA) and Albert Watson (UK).
To show art in a historical context, selected modern art galleries and dealers such as Anna Ning Fine Art (Hong Kong), Patrick Cramer (Geneva) and Edouard Malingue Gallery (Hong Kong) will be presenting works by modern masters including Alexander Calder (USA), Henry Moore (UK), Joan Miró (Spain) and Pablo Picasso (Spain) from the West and from the East, Zhu Dequn (China/France) and Zao Wou-Ki (China/France).
Visitors to the fair can also look forward to stunning solo presentations specially tailored for Art Stage Singapore – from both established artists such as Yayoi Kusama (Japan), David LaChapelle (USA), Li Hui (China), Xu Zhongmin (China) and Zhou Chunya (China) to over 20 special projects by outstanding young artists under the banner of Project Stage.
For more info on Art Stage 2011 please visit: www.artstagesingapore.com
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