Chris Huen Sin Kan's paintings accumulate everyday moments into records of the physical world, a collection of which are now on view in Simon Lee Gallery's online exhibition, Puzzled Daydreams .
'This year's Biennale of Sydney seems like a corrective,' writes Soo-Min Shim, 'prioritising autonomy in an international exhibition format that has all too often omitted or sidelined First Nations artists.'
Photographer Steve McCurry is best known for his evocative colour images, many of which have become modern icons. He captures the essence of human struggle and joy and has covered many areas of international and civil conflict, including Burma, Sri Lanka, Beirut, Cambodia, the Philippines, the Gulf War, the former Yugoslavia, and continuing coverage of Afghanistan and Tibet. He focuses on the human consequences of war, not only showing what war impresses on the landscape, but also on the human face.Read More
Born in Philadelphia, McCurry graduated cum laude from the College of Arts and Architecture at the Pennsylvania State University. He has been a member of Magnum Photos since 1986. McCurry is the recipient of numerous awards, including Magazine Photographer of the Year in 1984 and the Olivier Rebbot Memorial Award in 1986 and 1992. McCurry has published several books, including The Unguarded Moment (2009), Looking East (2006), Steve McCurry (2005), The Path to Buddha: A Tibetan Pilgrimage (2003), South Southeast (2000), Portraits (1999), Monsoon (1988), and The Imperial Way (1985).
Text courtesy Sundaram Tagore Gallery.
Steve McCurry has achieved legendary status with his documentary photography, and is perhaps best known for his portrait of the Afghan Girl with the piercing green eyes published in 1985.But the influential American photographer, who has built his career around his daring coverage of armed conflict, has a lesser known passion: animals.
This year, there will be a bigger focus on showcasing local artists alongside renowned international practitioners. Up to 100,000 visitors are expected. SINGAPORE: Singapore Art Week kicks off this Saturday (Jan 16) with almost 100 exhibitions and programmes over nine days. This year, there will be a bigger focus on showcasing local...
Sundaram Tagore Gallery and Collective 88, in partnership with Ayala Museum, present 'The World We Live In: Through the Lens of Contemporary Photography', a specially curated exhibition that portrays how contemporary photographers document and interpret the world around us, creating images that are both aesthetically thrilling and deeply...
The idea behind, 7 Princesses, a series of 22 portraits by the well-known photojournalist Steve McCurry commissioned by The Empty Quarter gallery in Dubai, was to show the strength and character of Emirati women from all walks of life. “We want to highlight the UAE as a queen and the seven emirates as seven princesses,” says...
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