Why do we need to Reimagine Modernism in Art?

Category - annual lecture 2018
Professor Partha Mitter will deliver the 7th MA Asian Art Histories Annual Lecture on 21 March 2018 Wednesday 21 March 2018 7.00pm-9.00pm Block F Level 2 #F202 LASALLE College of the Arts 1 McNally Street Free admission (on a first-come first-served basis) RSVP: abdulhafiiz.abdulkar@lasalle.edu.sg A reception will follow A number of artists from outside the West enjoy a high international Read more....

Jumping Scales: Local Densities and Global Art Circulations

Category - annual lecture 2017
Professor Irit Rogoff will deliver the 6th MA Asian Art Histories Annual Lecture on 23rd March 2017 Thursday 23rd March 2017 7.00pm-9.00pm Block F Level 2 #F201 LASALLE College of the Arts 1 McNally Street Free admission (on a first-come first-served basis) RSVP: estee.ho@lasalle.edu.sg A reception will follow How to exit the false binaries of Local and Global and to develop a Read more....

Study trip to Shanghai – 12 to 16 December 2017

Category - overseas study trips
by Usha Das “Why not ask again?” This was the curatorial theme of the 11th Shanghai Biennale which the 2016 cohort of the MA Asian Art Histories Programme students were privileged to attend as part of our overseas study trip. This was indeed a fitting question as it brought to the fore issues which we had covered in the classroom during the very first semester of the MA Asian Art Histories Programme. Read more....

Encountering Alterity: Linguistic Opacity in Visual Art

Category - annual lecture 2016
Professor David Clarke will deliver the 5th MA Asian Art Histories Annual Lecture on 10th March 2016 Distinguished Speaker : Professor David Clarke Thursday 10th March 2016 7.00pm-9.00pm Block F Level 2 #F202 LASALLE College of the Arts 1 McNally Street Free admission (on a first-come first-served basis) RSVP: wulandani.dirgantoro@lasalle.edu.sg A reception will follow There Read more....

A Review of Reframing Modernism: Painting from Southeast Asia, Europe and Beyond

Category - exhibition reviews
by Luke Chua The first international exhibition of the National Gallery Singapore (NGS), titled Reframing Modernism, rides on the huge waves generated by the opening of the Gallery as one of the largest visual art museums in the region in November 2015. The exhibition aim is impressive: to reframe the understanding of modernism which has been built by decades of art historical scholarship. While Read more....