Detail from Fernando Botero’s Woman With Mask and Trumpet, one of the major artworks for sale at Art Stage Singapore in 2018. The annual trade event was cancelled at short notice this year and has gone bust. A new art fair there, Art SG, has delayed its launch by almost a year. Photo: Art Stage Singapore

Year’s delay for new Singapore art fair, but galleries said to be interested when it now launches in 2020

  • Art SG puts off its launch from November 2019 to October 2020, but investors claim ‘considerable interest’ from galleries as they ready tour to market the fair
  • Delay follows collapse of major international fair Art Stage Singapore earlier this year
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Detail from Fernando Botero’s Woman With Mask and Trumpet, one of the major artworks for sale at Art Stage Singapore in 2018. The annual trade event was cancelled at short notice this year and has gone bust. A new art fair there, Art SG, has delayed its launch by almost a year. Photo: Art Stage Singapore
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Enid Tsui

Enid Tsui

Enid joined the SCMP as senior culture writer in 2015 after many years of covering business and politics in Hong Kong and London. She edited and wrote for the Financial Times and the Nikkei Asian Review, presented on RTHK Radio 3, and launched the Economist Group's first Chinese-language publication, CFO China.