Eugene Tan

Read our interview with the director of the Institute of Contemporary Art Singapore, from the November 2013 issue of ArtReview Asia

By Aimee Lin

Cheong Soo Pieng, Drying Salted Fish, 1978, oil on canvas, 89 × 56 cm. Collection National Heritage Board, Singapore Liu Kang, Artist and Model, 1954, oil on canvas, 84 × 124 cm. Collection National Heritage Board, Singapore Artist’s impression of the National Art Gallery, Singapore, currently under construction in the former Supreme Court and City Hall buildings. Courtesy National Art Gallery, Singapore

Eugene Tan lives and works in Singapore. His previous experience includes serving as director of exhibitions for Osage Gallery and programme director of contemporary art at the Sotheby’s Institute of Art, both in Singapore, as well as director of the Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore. He has curated various exhibitions including the Singapore Pavilion at the 51st Venice Biennale (2005) and the inaugural Singapore Biennale (2006). In 2010 he started to work as the programme director (special projects) at the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) and…

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