The International Herald Tribune looks at the controversial Singaporean artist whose early career was filled with shocking performance pieces:
20 years later, Vincent Leow is part of the art scene establishment. He was selected to represent Singapore at the 2007 Venice Biennale and his work is currently the subject of a mid-career review at 8Q sam, the contemporary art arm of the Singapore Art Museum, albeit minus the controversial early performances. […]
“As I’m now living in the U.A.E., I was trying to explore how you portray human figures, which is central to my practice, because you can’t do that as part of the Islam art tradition,” Mr. Leow said.
Singapore’s Once Unruly Young Artist, Still Poking at Social Norms (International Herald Tribune)