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Singapore Recasts Itself as Newest Asian Art Hub

Singapore Recasts Itself as Newest Asian Art Hub

“The Economic Development Board realized that in order to make Singapore a world-class city, they needed to establish more of an artistic infrastructure,” said Sundaram Tagore, president and curator of Sundaram Tagore Gallery, which opened its fifth global location last month in the city-state. The gallery is in Gillman Barracks, a former army site dating from the 1920s that has become a centerpiece of Singapore’s artistic plan. In 2010, the development board committed 10 million Singapore dollars, or about $8.18 million, to turning the 4,200-square-meter, or 45,208-square-foot, barracks into a contemporary art center. Also on the horizon is the National Art Gallery, a 60,000-square-meter building that will be the largest visual arts space in the small country. When Gillman Barracks held its opening night on Sept. 14, more than 1,000 people visited the Tagore gallery alone...

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