Public art from around the Internet
Eventually, this will become a bibliography of writings on Singapore public art, but for the moment, here are a couple articles I've written, as well as some hand-linked stories out on the web.
- Singapore Public Art: More Trouble than it is Worth? [pdf 523kb] (this was meant to be my last word on the subject...)
- Read Singapore's Monstrous Merlion for more info on the Merlion, its origins and symbolism.
- The website of the International Art Critics Association, Singapore Chapter
In June 2011, a series of news reports and letters to the editor in the Straits Times excited interest in public art. Here's the article that sparked it off, as well as a consideration of the issues by columnist Ong Soh Chin.
Here's a wonderful piece by Justin Zhuang on Singapore's playgrounds, "Playing with Dragons"
A pdf of the info sheet on the National Heritage Board's "Friends to our Shores" program of commemorative plaques, including an info sheet on the Deng Xiaoping plaque.