Category Archives: Visual Arts

National Gallery Singapore

CHARTING THOUGHTS: ESSAYS ON ART IN SOUTHEAST ASIA

A new research book has been published by the National Gallery of Singapore. It contains essays on Southeast Asian art by 25 scholars.

I was given the honour by the NGS of being one the contributing scholars.

The book is available from the NGS shop and through their website – click here.

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AMBER and Cartier-Bresson

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Click on image for the notice or click here for the gallery site

New NGA Senior Curator of Photography

Shaune Lakin, The New NGA Senior Curator of Photography

John Gollings

At the end of an exhibition seminar in August at the Monash Gallery of Art, as the NGA Senior Curator of Photography who was about to finish in that role, I handed on the baton and all the challenges to my replacement, the new NGA Senior Curator of Photography (from October), Shaune Lakin (previously The MGA Director).

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