One of Singapore’s pivotal modern art sculptors, Han has received critical attention for the rigour of her practice over the years. Nature has been her principal source, providing motifs and metaphors of forests, plants, seeds and fruit that signify the vitality of life. Her sculptures are characterised by organic forms and understated elegance, often demonstrating a strong sense of symmetry and balance as well as intuitive understanding of material. While stone has been the material she is most associated with, Han has worked successfully with glass, metals, paper and ice, and her practice also extends to paintings and drawings.Read More
Han Sai Por is a leading Asian sculptor and Singapore Cultural Medallion recipient. Celebrated for her works in stone, her accolades include the Grand Prize at the Triennale-India 2005 and Outstanding Sculpture Award, China in 2006.
In the early phase of her development, she worked as an art educator before becoming a professional artist in 1997 and was founding President of the Singapore Sculpture Society in 2001.
The Singapore Art Museum recently announced the theme for the 5th edition of its biennial exhibition. The Singapore Biennale 2016 will include art from East and South Asia, while pivoting on Southeast Asia, with several new site-specific and commissioned works never before seen on the international biennial circuit. The Singapore Biennale...