Singaporean painter Alvin Ong is usually based in London but ended up extending his stay in Singapore as the pandemic worsened. During his isolation period, he completed a series of paintings for a solo exhibition at Sydney’s Yavuz Gallery in May. Photo: Alvin Ong Singaporean painter Alvin Ong is usually based in London but ended up extending his stay in Singapore as the pandemic worsened. During his isolation period, he completed a series of paintings for a solo exhibition at Sydney’s Yavuz Gallery in May. Photo: Alvin Ong
Singaporean painter Alvin Ong is usually based in London but ended up extending his stay in Singapore as the pandemic worsened. During his isolation period, he completed a series of paintings for a solo exhibition at Sydney’s Yavuz Gallery in May. Photo: Alvin Ong
Art

Singaporean creatives forced home rediscover the Lion City’s unique characteristics

  • Significant numbers of Singapore’s artistic diaspora have returned to the city state amid the pandemic and found a new-found appreciation for their home
  • The resulting flowering of artistic output reflects on its rich tropical environment, politics and the effects of the pandemic

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Singaporean painter Alvin Ong is usually based in London but ended up extending his stay in Singapore as the pandemic worsened. During his isolation period, he completed a series of paintings for a solo exhibition at Sydney’s Yavuz Gallery in May. Photo: Alvin Ong Singaporean painter Alvin Ong is usually based in London but ended up extending his stay in Singapore as the pandemic worsened. During his isolation period, he completed a series of paintings for a solo exhibition at Sydney’s Yavuz Gallery in May. Photo: Alvin Ong
Singaporean painter Alvin Ong is usually based in London but ended up extending his stay in Singapore as the pandemic worsened. During his isolation period, he completed a series of paintings for a solo exhibition at Sydney’s Yavuz Gallery in May. Photo: Alvin Ong
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