Another must visit place in Singapore is the Artwork in Ritz-Carlton Millenia Hotel which houses 4,200 pieces of art including the artwork of the very popular Andy Warhol. Ritz-Carlton Millenia is surely not your typical hotel where you find luxury in relaxation, but it is also a place where you can see spectacular art gallery. I was really excited about this visit because this will be the first time that I’m gonna see real artwork of the world’s big art names that I can only see on TV or hear in the news.

 

It was said that The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore invested about US$4,000,000 for all displayed artwork in the entire hotel with fifty of it counts as museum quality. Let’s take a look!

 

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This will greet you on the main entrance. This is Zhu Wei’s Mao Figures, life size sculptures in fiberglass.

 

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The Cornucopia sculpture by Frank Stella. Made of fiberglass weighing 3 tons, designed in New York and manufactured by traditional boat makers in Cannes, France.

 

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Another one from Frank Stella. It is called Moby Dick series, around 4 metres high. A pair of wall reliefs with print treatment, fiberglass and metals.

 

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Double Screw by John Rose. It is a sculpture in Balsa wood mounted on granite base.

 

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Sunrise by Dale Chihuly. Wall installation of yellow and orange glass pieces.

 

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Yellow Persian form on two stalks in green vase with violet markings, from Dale Chihuly.

 

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Blue/ purple/ aqua Persian forms on two stalks in red vase with mottled silvery blue/grey markings, still from Dale Chihuly.

 

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Two Balinese Dancers by Nyoman Gunarsa. An oil in canvas painting.

 

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Landscape by Janis Provisor. A mixed media on canvas.

 

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Celia by David Hockney. A portrait of interior designer Celia Birtwell reclining a crayon lithograph.

 

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Landscape by Malcolm Motley.

 

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Vibrant abstract painting of Sam Francis.

 

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Another one from Sam Francis.

 

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Vases & Lattice by Betty Woodman. A mixed media with relief cutouts, pochoir and lithography.

 

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Sage green background, swans below flower motifs made by Robert Zakanitch.

 

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Translucent background, swans in heart shape above flower motif, still by Robert Zakanitch.

 

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And finally, Poppy by Andy Warhol. Poppy is a brightly colored print from Warhol’s flower series, which dates from 1964. Only 250 pieces are available in the world, of which 2 are displayed in The Ritz-Carlton Millenia.

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This is an obligatory shot with 2 Warhol paintings. It’s surreal!

 

This is my second to the last post for my Singapore trip. I still have one more next time!

 

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