Alan Lau: Sex & Calligraphy

As published in Prestige Art Basel HK, 2014, magazine supplement. Large sacks of flour from the factory-scale bakery next door block the entrance of collector Alan Lau’s studio as I squeeze past. Part design den, part cool bachelor pad, the industrial space is bursting with art. A Lee Kit fabric work rests on a low…

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The Collectors: Don and Mera Rubell

Published in Framed, Issue 2, 2011 Don and Mera Rubell have been collecting art for as long as they have been married, which is almost 50 years. Today they have one of the world’s largest, privately-owned contemporary art collections which was established in 1964 and is housed in a museum in Miami, Florida. Later this…

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Indonesian Art : On a Bali High

As published in Asia Tatler, April 2013 First it was Chinese contemporary art, then Indian. Now, it seems Indonesian art is the latest to be swept up by the capricious art market. The evidence is all there; the Indonesian Art Pavilion at Art Stage Singapore earlier this year, record-breaking prices at auction, major exhibitions at…

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