Collector’s Diary

22 July 2021, filed under Featured, Singapore, Southeast Asia, Metis Partners

Collaborating with STPI Gallery: A conversation with Rita Targui

By Rita Targui, Metis Team

Metis speaks to Rita Targui, the Director of STPI, about the gallery’s evolution over the years and its positioning in the local and global art ecosystems.

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03 June 2021, filed under Collecting, Singapore, Meet Metis

Meet the Metis Instructor: Benedicta Badia-Nordenstahl

By Benedicta Badia-Nordenstahl, Metis Team

Art Ambassador and Patron Benedicta M. Badia de Nordenstahl shares about her ethos and unique approach to collecting as a social practice.

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11 May 2021, filed under Singapore, Meet Metis

Meet the Metis Instructor: Christina J. Chua

By Christina J. Chua, Metis Team

Metis’ Co-Founder Christina J. Chua speaks on her background as an arts professional and expounds her vision as creator and instructor at the upcoming event The Tetrad.

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06 May 2021, filed under Highlights, Singapore, Metis Partners

Collaborating with Straits Clan/Mandala Club: A Conversation with Camilla Hewitson

By Christina J. Chua

Camilla Hewitson, Consultant for the Straits Clan/Mandala Club Arts Program, shares her insights on collaboration with Metis Art.

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29 April 2021, filed under Singapore, Metis Spotlight

Kim Lim: Breaking the Mould

By Metis Team

While art historical discourse around the minimalist sculptor and printmaker Kim Lim was largely overlooked throughout her life, the artist and her works garnered much posthumous attention. We draw attention to the complexity and significance of her life and practice despite her late addition to the annals of art history.

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01 April 2021, filed under Singapore, Meet Metis

Meet the Metis Consultant: Anmari Van Nieuwenhove

By Anmari van Nieuwenhove, Metis Team

Anmari van Nieuwenhove talks about how her experiences with Singapore Art Museum and Telok Ayer Arts Club shape the way she approaches her clients’ collections in this new chapter of her career as a Metis Consultant for Singapore.

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25 March 2021, filed under Singapore, Meet Metis

Five Questions with Metis Co-Founder Cliff Hartono

By Cliff Hartono, Metis Team

Metis’ Co-Founder Cliff Hartono speaks about the formation of Metis Art and how he began his own journey of collecting coming from a finance background.

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15 March 2021, filed under Singapore, Metis Spotlight

Singapore’s Last Living Pioneer Artist

By Christina J. Chua

Metis Director Christina J. Chua reflects on the long-standing artistic practice of the centenarian and Cultural Medallion Winner Lim Tze Peng and the key elements of his works that continue to enthral us today.

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04 February 2021, filed under Singapore, Metis Picks

Metis Picks from S.E.A. Focus 2021

By Christina J. Chua

Titled ‘hyper-horizon’ as a survey of upheaval and change in Southeast Asia’s future, S.E.A. Focus 2021 brought together 27 galleries and 54 artists with a hybrid programme of online and offline events. Check out our highlights of this year’s showcase.

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