I remember as a kid growing up in Singapore, really loving visits to Haw Par Villa. They have the weirdest, surrealistic statues there, depicting scenes of various tortures one can expect to find in the 18 levels of Chinese hell; to an array of Asian deities, as well as very strange human bodied, animal headed sculptures set in different stories that cover issues of morality.
Today, the grandeur of the once popular tourist attraction is long gone. The statues are still there though, calling out to the unfamiliar with its enigmatic allure, remaining in await for those seeking some nostalgia.
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Blow Up - Shintaro Kago
Abstraction 1-9 by Shintaro Kago
Brian Mashburn’s new series of oil paintings for his new show ‘New Works’, now on view at thinkspace-gallery.