06 Jun '18, 1pm

Esplanade takes down artwork after anti-LGBT group claims it was “promoting bestiality” https://t.co/S4dSe7s4o4

Esplanade takes down artwork after anti-LGBT group claims it was “promoting bestiality” https://t.co/S4dSe7s4o4

“BLANK is an ongoing exhibition of established Singapore contemporary artist Vincent Leow’s sketchbooks and loose drawings from his 30-year journey as an artist. The exhibition is ongoing at Esplanade’s Community Wall as part of our Visual Arts programmes for April to early July 2018. Esplanade had approached Vincent Leow to present an exhibition of his sketchbooks and loose drawings, Vincent agreed and had, in good faith, curated a selection of his sketchbooks and drawings which give an interesting and invaluable insight to his artistic practice. We wish to assure the public that in presenting the exhibition, we had no intent to promote or advocate for any stance. Our only intent was to present an exhibition that gave a representative sampling of sketches and drawings from an artist’s sketchbooks that may give insight into Vincent’s artistic practice. This specific drawin...

Full article: https://mothership.sg/2018/06/esplanade-vincent-leow-artw...

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