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The Pioneers, Art & Design12 August 2020
The Singaporean Designer Who Revolutionised Printed Matter

Theseus Chan, also known as Singapore’s godfather of graphic design, is the print world’s pioneering anarchist. Through his self-published magazine, WERK, he eschews all the rules that publishing has, upends them and invents his own.

The Pioneers, Art & Design11 August 2020
The Singaporean Sculptor Dreaming Up Giant Chillis and Spices

Meet Kumari Nahappan, the artist behind the colossal grains, seeds and spices that pepper Singapore’s public spaces.

Art & Design, Wellness11 August 2020
Inspired by Memories and Remedies, Earthy Home Scents From Loewe

An amateur plantsman, Jonathan Anderson shares his bounty with the rest of us.

The Pioneers, Art & Design10 August 2020
The 80-Year-Old Singaporean Potter Who Sculpts Imperfect Vessels

At 80, the legendary master potter Iskandar Jalil isn’t done just yet. He continues to create pieces that reflect his Singapore-Malay identity while mentoring the nation’s next generation of creatives.

Entertainment & Culture, Trending10 August 2020
Editor’s Letter: In Celebration of Singapore

Throughout the month of August, T is running a special digital series that pays tribute to the artists and creatives who have contributed to the development and evolution of Singapore’s arts and culture scene.

Entertainment & Culture9 August 2020
Megan Fox and the Power of Subversive Girls

The horror comedy “Jennifer’s Body,” starring Fox as a demon who eats boys, showed me the value of teen scream queens when I needed it most.

Art & Design, The Vanguard7 August 2020
In Singapore, a Female Woodworker Who Breathes New Life Into Trees

Against all odds, Liew Yu Hua breaks conventional stereotypes to become a full-fledged woodworker, giving new life to trees and spaces.

Art & Design, The Vanguard6 August 2020
A Singaporean Artist Reimagines Daily Objects as Treasures of Art

Using an assemblage of everyday things, Khairullah Rahim creates art that speaks in a common language to his community of people.

Gourmet, T at Home / 18 April 2020

What to do With Instant Noodles — 4 Singaporean Chefs Share Their Recipes

In their home kitchens, Singaporean restaurateur Bjorn Shen and his team of chefs at Artichoke experiment with the quotidian ingredient of quarantine cuisine: instant noodles.

Gourmet6 August 2020
A Food Writer’s Sicilian Pasta Dish — and Tips for Sharing It

Skye McAlpine has made a name for herself serving bountiful meals to large groups of friends. During lockdown, she’s discovered the joy of cooking for just one or two.

The Vanguard, Art & Design5 August 2020
A Singaporean Painter Who Creates Violent, Multi-Dimensional Worlds

Ruben Pang’s painting is a projection of his psyche and discipline as an artist and music lover.

Trending, Entertainment & Culture4 August 2020
The New Class of Models Redefining Singaporean Standards of Beauty

The spotlight on Singapore’s models has, although dimmed, never gone out — especially for these new faces who continue to put the nation on fashion’s map.

The Vanguard, Art & Design4 August 2020
An Artist Who Designs Tattoos That Hug the Feminine Curves

Young Maxine Ng started training to become a tattoo artist straight out of secondary school — and now she’s giving thousands of people a sense of identity through permanency.

The Vanguard, Art & Design3 August 2020
A Singaporean Artist Who Paints Everything in Gold

Using the colour gold in protest, Priyageetha Dia found her voice through subversive expressions of art that has come to define her discipline.

Art & Design / 15 April 2020

A Singaporean Artist’s Series of Macabre Sculptures

The subversive sculptor Qi Xuan Lim bakes pastries of baby heads and creates severed limbs as sushi toppings.

Art & Design2 August 2020
An Artist Who Reanimates Extinct Species

In an age of uncertainty, the mysterious, highly imaginative work of the sculptor Marguerite Humeau embodies the precariousness of contemporary life, with an eye to the distant past.

Entertainment & Culture1 August 2020
The Strange Lives of Objects in the Coronavirus Era

The pandemic has inspired a flurry of new and novel items — and given ordinary ones new meanings.

Art & Design30 July 2020
The Japanese-American Sculptor Who, Despite Persecution, Made Her Mark

Seven years after her death, Ruth Asawa is finally being recognised as an American master. What can we learn from this overdue reappraisal?

Gourmet28 July 2020
A Portuguese Artist’s Chilled Tomato Soup

For a simple lunch or dinner, Vanessa Barragão often makes arjamolho, which is healthy, flavourful and perfect for summer.

Art & Design27 July 2020
Yoshitomo Nara Paints What He Hears

Ahead of a major retrospective in Los Angeles, the Japanese artist discusses his musical education.

Entertainment & Culture / 1 April 2020

16 Aesthetically Pleasing Puzzles and Games to Play at Home

From a pie-shaped jigsaw to an artist-designed chess set, good, analogue fun that hones — and frees — the mind.

Gourmet, Entertainment & Culture25 July 2020
What We Eat During a Plague

Over the past months, we’ve embraced comfort food with a renewed fervour. But this isn’t the first time culinary habits have shifted during a pandemic.

Art & Design23 July 2020
The Sculptor Who Reconceives Classical Myths

Yoko Kubrick’s marble works reference familiar tales while subverting the traditions that have defined her discipline.

Art & Design22 July 2020
The Antique Clocks of an Australian Castle

In a castle-like manor in South Australia, its co-owning couple, Nydia and Kenneth Lehmann, display their collection of old-world timepieces in its many rooms.

Art & Design, T | House Tour22 July 2020
House Tour | An Eclectic Retreat on Shelter Island

Jonathan Adler and Simon Doonan’s art- and design-filled summer home is a place for both creativity and downtime.

Gourmet21 July 2020
What’s It Like to Open a Restaurant During a Pandemic?

As restaurants across Singapore try their best to stay afloat, brave new ones emerge — despite the risks. Lucali BYGB, an offshoot of the famed pizza joint in Brooklyn, is one of them.

T | On Set, Art & Design21 July 2020
On Set | Pat Steir on Her Favourite Artwork

The artist speaks of living in 1970s Amsterdam, where she visited a Rembrandt painting at the city’s Rijksmuseum at least weekly.

Entertainment & Culture20 July 2020
The New Rules of Dating

Some people are single and ready to mingle (or … more than that), even amid a global pandemic. Here are some tips for doing so safely.

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