Hermès Kellydoscope

Singapore, October 2016 – The invitation from Hermès read, “Discover the secrets of the interactive ‘Kellydoscope’ a super-sized fantasy Kelly.” There is always a certain sense of mystery to the maison’s exhibitions and even their invitations that makes one very curious. Upon arrival at the Ngee Ann City Atrium (Takashimaya), I came face to face…

Dawn Ng at Hermès

Singapore, May 2016 – Dawn Ng’s installation, How to Disappear into a Rainbow is the inaugural exhibition sponsored by Fondation d’entreprise Hermès at the recently renovated Hermès flagship at Liat Towers. I was smitten by the artwork – a sea of soothing pastel blue, pink and beige blocks. Immediately, I found myself in an internal…

Ran Hwang’s Button Blossoms

Singapore, May 2016 – The recent re-launching of Hermès flagship at Liat Towers made me recall the last art exhibitions held on the store’s 3rd floor prior to the renovations. Singapore, January 2015 – During the Singapore Art Week, I caught a number of exhibitions, but perhaps this one featuring Korean artist, Ran Hwang’s Becoming…

Hong Kong Spirit: Red-White-Blue

Singapore, October 2013 – As soon as I stepped inside Stanley Wong’s exhibition, Show Flat 04 sponsored by Fondation D’Entreprise Hermès in Singapore, I immediately felt I made a connection with the artist. Being a Hong Kong-native myself, the red-white-blue (“rwb”) canvas material, which enveloped the art space, was broadly used in Hong Kong from…

Hermès Leather Forever, Singapore

November 2015 – By now, every handbag collector and enthusiast in Singapore must have visited the Leather Forever Hermès Exhibition at least once. In our modern day and industrial age, one sometimes overlooks the complexity of creating such a basic everyday item, like a handbag. It is time we are reminded of the craftsmanship and…

Hermès Little Room of Wanders

Singapore, November 2015 – Little Room of Wanders exhibits the collection of Émile Hermès (the grandson of Hermès’ founder), who started collecting curiosities and antiques in 1893.   Today, his collection of objects and books occupy an entire floor of 24, rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré – the flagship and headquarters of Hermès. For the first time,…