SINGAPORE PINACOTHEQUE DE PARIS
Come May, fine art lovers can look forward to enjoying renowned masterpieces when Singapore Pinacothèque de Paris opens its doors. The first expansion in Asia Pacific of the internationally-renowned Pinacothèque de Paris, the largest private art museum in Paris founded by Marc Restellini in 2007, it will be housed in the refurbished Fort Canning Arts Centre, adding to the rich heritage and cultural character of the Fort Canning Park.
To celebrate its launch, it will present a feature exhibition called “The Myth of Cleopatra” that explores the origins and myths that surround the legendary Egyptian queen alongside a permanent gallery of 40 to 50 masterpieces comprising iconic art works by Chaïm Soutine, Amedeo Modigliani and Claude Monet.
The Singapore Pinacothèque de Paris is located at 5 Cox Terrace. See www.pinacotheque.com.sg
Credit: Suzanne with Sunflowers by Claude Monet
- NATIONAL GALLERY SINGAPORE
With the aim of showcasing the best of Southeast Asian art, National Gallery is poised to open later this year. The Gallery will occupy the historic City Hall and former Supreme Court buildings, and with a total gross floor area of approximately 64,000 square metres, it will be the largest visual arts institution in Singapore. To reflect the region’s artistic trajectory, the Gallery will feature Southeast Asian art from the National Collection and also host international exhibitions that will reflect the institution’s ambition to propel Singapore onto the global map as a city for the arts.
National Gallery Singapore is located at 1 St. Andrew’s Road. Visit www.nationalgallery.sg
Credit: Artist’s impression of National Gallery Singapore Atrium
- ART ART AND AWAY
Specialising in unique art and quirky décor products sourced from all over the world at accessible prices, Art Art and Away showcases art from renowned artists, designers and craftsmen in the region. Think paintings and prints of popular culture, unconventional mirrors, contemporary décor lighting, and vibrant display ornaments. What’s more, they also have a designated space. Best of all, other than showcasing these unique pieces of art, you can even bring them home with you, as Art Art and Away believes in bringing convenience to customers. Most products are hassle-free “takeaway art” that can be packaged to go at the retail store. What’s more, customisation services are also available to reflect the individuality of their clients, making art fun and accessible to all. For those who are looking to shop from the comfort of their home, Art Art And Away will also be launching an online shopping platform in the near future while those who want to create unique spaces in their homes and workplaces can seek out their professional consultation services.
Art Art and Away is located at 27 Tessensohn Road. See www.artartandaway.com/
Credit: Art Art and Away’s electric colours and pop art décor provide a stimulating space to enjoy and purchase art.