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NOV - DEC 2016

Rodney SMITH, Skyline, Hudson River, New York, 1995

RODNEY SMITH (1947-2016)


It is with great sadness that we announce Rodney Smith's passing in New York on 05 December 2016. Smith was world renowned for his whimsical black-and-white photographs of elegantly dressed subjects, in idyllic, surrealistic environments. A testament of his time, his work was regularly published in Time, Fortune and The New York Times Magazine and was an inspiration to his fellow photographers.
Song-Ming Ang, Days, 2015, Multi-part installation. Installation view, Singapore Art Museum.

RECENT ACQUISITION
SONG-MING ANG


We are delighted to announce the acquisition of Music Manuscript 30-48 by the Singapore Art Museum. The series of 19 pieces was presented for the first time during the President Young Talents 2015 exhibition at 8Q at SAM.

Ang's installation Something Old, Something New is currently on view at The Institute for Contemporary Art, Singapore until 01 February 2017. More works by the artist can also be found here.
CHUN Kai Qun, Automated Art Machine, 2016, Resin cast, acrylic chrome spray paint, acrylic painted watercolour paper, H42 x W75 x D12 cm

SOLID PRAYERS
CHUN KAI QUN
10 JAN - 19 FEB 2017
FOST GALLERY


Prayers are predicated on desires, dreams, hopes, and may take the form of words and deeds. For Chun Kai Qun, his art objects are imbibed by the desire to remake his world. He believes that human beings have always projected their identities onto objects, thereby creating a permanent essence of substance and dwelling within a material thing.

Moreover, the enduring materiality of objects can sometimes outlive the creator and is able to procure a sense of existence beyond the mortality of the physical body. Chun, the quintessential object maker, thus transforms a spiritual invocation into a solid form, and possibly extending his prayers well into the afterlife.

PART OF
FOST Gallery at Art Stage Singapore 2016. Installation view.

ART STAGE SINGAPORE 2017
12 - 15 JAN 2017
MARINA BAY SANDS EXPO & CONVENTION CENTRE
BOOTH H3


FOST Gallery will present selected artworks by Eric Chan, Heman Chong, John Clang, Donna Ong, Jimmy Ong, Wyn-Lyn Tan and Adeel uz-Zafar.
Heman Chong, The Mysterious Island, 2016, Wood, plastic, iron wire, silk fabric, paint, Dimensions variable. Installation view, Rockbund Museum, Shanghai.

HOLIDAY GREETINGS


FOST Gallery wishes all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Thank you again for your continuous support throughout 2016.

Please note that we will be closed from 30 December 2016 to 09 January 2017. The gallery will reopen on Tuesday 10 January 2017. The gallery will be open for private viewings during this time, please call +65 6694 3080, at least one day in advance, to set up an appointment.






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