12 Mar '17, 3am

Art student returns golden staircase to grey concrete

Art student returns golden staircase to grey concrete

SINGAPORE - Lasalle student Priyageetha Dia has removed the "golden staircase" which sparked a debate about art in public spaces in Singapore. She said in a Facebook post on Sunday (March 12) morning: "The existence and the end of this work bears my responsibility and no one else's. With a little trace left behind, a memento of the space. "Till we meet again;" The "little trace" refers to a small square of gold foil that was left on the bottom step of the stairs. Ms Priyageetha, 25, created the artwork in a Jalan Rajah HDB block for her final-year project. ST_20170312_VNGOLD1_3000086.jpg Related Story Golden staircase: Is it art - or not? She covered one flight of steps on the 20th floor of the block with gold foil last Sunday, and photos of the project were shared online since early last week. Some called the act vandalism, while others have defended it as "guerilla art"....

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