Category Archives: Museums

“Bamboo Road”: Fashion Designer Amat Heifetz Crosses Over to Art, Bridging Two Cultures

A fashion designer by trade, Anat was struck by how much bamboo resembled fabric rolls.  She envisioned painting different patterns and designs on the bamboo stalks to replicate the look of textiles.  Eventually, Anat worked with wood carvers in Paete to add another layer to her concept, incorporating multiple styles and techniques gained from her experience as a designer and an artist.

The Art Report Spotlight: Juan Luna in “Between Worlds” at the National Gallery Singapore

This month’s Spotlight is focused on the National Gallery Singapore, which is currently holding a major exhibition titled “Century of Light,” a special presentation of two exhibitions focusing on the art of the 19th century: first, a comparative exhibition of two major Southeast Asian artists, Juan Luna (Philippines) and Raden Saleh (Indonesia) in “Between Worlds,” and second, the complementary exhibition of Impressionist works in “Colours of Impressionism: Masterpieces from the Musee d’Orsay.”

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