Alex Foo is an Associate Librarian and researcher interested in cultural history, ornament, and early modern art. His writings on art and theatre have been published by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Centre 42, and the Bowdoin Journal of Art, among others. He graduated with a BA in Art History and English and Comparative Literature from Columbia University, where he was also editor-in-chief of the Journal of Art Criticism. He is currently based in Singapore.

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Dalam Southeast Asia: At Home in the World

Alex Foo reviews the exhibition The Tailors and the Mannequins, featuring works by Singaporean artist Chen Cheng Mei and Cambodian artist You Khin. The exhibition is part of Dalam Southeast Asia, National Gallery Singapore’s new space that presents perspectives from territorial Southeast Asia, aiming to spotlight lesser-known narratives in the region. Midway through the journey […]

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