SENSE OF TIME, LANGUAGE OF ART艺里相逢
ZBBZ held the launch of its annual art issue at the Parkview Museum last month and it was attended by art aficionados, watch collectors, socialites and celebrities ZBBZ 上个月在侨福当代美术馆举行年度艺术专刊发布会。参与其盛的包括艺术藏家、艺术团体和画廊代表、腕表藏家以及名媛和明星。
This is the fourth consecutive year ZBBZ has put out an art issue featuring regional artists and promoting art, and its launch, which was hosted by ZBBZ Managing Editor Dr Ng King Kang, was supported by Audemars Piguet and the Parkview Museum. At the event, Antonio Seward, South-east Asia General Manager for Audemars Piguet, spoke about the art projects supported by the brand, while Vicky Hwang, third-generation member of the family that owns Parkview Square, recounted how Parkview Museum came into being. The editor of the ZBBZ art issue, Ng Siang Ping, thanked the art world for its support.
Guests had a great time at the launch. Collectors from different generations like Koh Seow Chuan, Chan Kok Hua, Jackson See and Tan Shern Liang got the opportunity to meet one another and interact. Koh, a founder of DP Architects, found the Parkview Museum Night to be highly enjoyable, as he ran into old friends and also made new ones.
Tan, the CEO of One Tree Partners, said: “ZBBZ’s art issue is very well-presented in general. In particular, I like the quality of the paper and the formatting, which make for very easy reading.”
Han Ye, manager of ShanghART’s Singapore gallery, thought the art issue had broad coverage with its articles on exhibitions and art collecting.
At the venue, Audemars Piguet set up counters to showcase the exquisite designs of its watches, drawing the attention of a number of socialites and watch lovers. 这是ZBBZ连续第四年推出艺术专刊，介绍本区域艺术家，推广艺术。发布会由ZBBZ执行主编吴庆康主持，获得爱彼表和侨福美术馆鼎力支持。会上，爱彼表东南亚经理Antonio Seward分享爱彼表旗下的艺术赞助项目，侨福广场第三代业主黄诗涵也讲述了侨福当代美术馆的建立过程。
1. The launch of ZBBZ annual art issue at the Parkview M useum. 2 . ( From l eft) W atch enthusiasts Steven Krisman, Tanya Tan, Kyoko Abe and Kimihisa Abe at the launch. 3 . (From left) Art collectors Jackson See, Koh Seow Chuan, Chan Kok Hua and Tan Shern Liang have a good time together. 4 . Husband-and-wife watch collectors George Tan and Emilyn Lee. 5. (From left) Guests Amin Bagheri, Marie Eve Seng, Valter Spano, Jackson See, Serene Tan and Carol Shieh with ZBBZ Managing Editor Dr Ng King Kang. 6. Watch enthusiasts Mr and Mrs Roccu Wu. 7 . Art collectors Ryan Su (left) and Adrian Julian Chan (right) with ShanghART gallery manager Han Ye. 8. (From left) Lin Sakri, Chief Financial Officer of China Aviation Oil Singapore Wang Chunyan, NaWei Gallery owner Jenny Zhu and ZBBZ Supervising Editor Woo Mun Ngan. 9 . (From left) Art collectors Adrian Julian Chan, Ryan Su and Chin Bottinelli with Vicky Hwang, third-generation member of the family that owns Parkview Square, and her husband Vincent Pieron. 10. (From left) ZBBZ Managing Editor Dr Ng King Kang with celebrity couple Qi Yuwu and Joanne Peh, and Audemars Piguet’sSouth-east Asia General Manager Antonio Seward. 11. (From left) Socialites Serene Tan and Carol Shieh. 12. (From left) Singapore Art Federation deputy head Anthony Ho, Singapore Art Society president Terence Teo, Singapore Art Federation head Tan Siah Kwee, ZBBZ Art Editor Ng Siang Ping and Seah Kang Chui of the Singapore Watercolour Society. 6