PARKROYAL on Pickering hosts Art Apart Fair from 17 to 19 January 2014

For the second time, emerging artists and curators from EurAsia will congregate at the iconic hotel to showcase their creativity.

Singapore, 6 January 2014 – PARKROYAL on Pickering, Singapore’s first hotel-in-a-garden, has partnered with Art Apart Fair for the second time to hold the third edition of the renowned art exhibition.

Uniquely different from the previous two “Apart Fair Series”, Art Apart Fair 2014 will exhibit from 17 to 19 January some of the most promising emerging artists’ creations. The whole of Level 14, including the exclusive 2,000 sq ft Presidential Suite and 33 guest rooms, will be transformed into ‘living’ art galleries under the themes “The Artists’ Garden” and “The Destruction of the Readymade Everyday”.

The award winning PARKROYAL on Pickering will display more than 100 curated artworks by participating artists from countries such as Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Vietnam, Cambodia, Russia, Germany, Indonesia, Philippines and host, Singapore.

With over 150 artists and exhibitors expected to participate this year such as renowned Russian designer Zorikto Dorzhiew, Korean painter Hyun Su Park and Haroku Cho from Japan, Art Apart Fair 2014 hopes to surpass the success of last year's edition which saw more than 3,000 visitors and buyers. The fair, in conjunction with the the 2014 Singapore Art Week, the on-going Singapore Biennale and the Art Stage, reach out to more than 100,000 people. 

Hans Heijligers, Area Vice President Operations, Singapore Region at Pan Pacific Hotels Group says “It is a real pleasure for PARKROYAL on Pickering to partner with Art Apart Fair for the second time and hold an event that is rapidly becoming one of the most influential art events in Singapore. It makes us proud to have the opportunity to showcase the best artworks of talented emerging artists from all over the world and give them the platform to network with likeminded artists, gallery owners and curators.”

Art Apart Fair 2014 will be held at PARKROYAL on Pickering from 17 to 19 January 2014, 11.30am to 9.00pm daily. Tickets for general admission and special programmes can be purchased at www.artapartfair.com/ticket. Limited tickets will be available at the door during the two-day event.For more information on the artwork that will be on display, please visit www.artapartfair.com/content/gallery 

Art Apart Fair 2014
Venue : PARKROYAL on Pickering (Level 14)
Date : 17th to 19th January 2014
Time : 11.30am to 9.00pm

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About PARKROYAL on Pickering
PARKROYAL on Pickering, a PARKROYAL Collection hotel, is managed by the Pan Pacific Hotels Group. A further expression of the PARKROYAL brand, a PARKROYAL Collection hotel is distinguished by its unique architecture and design elements while embodying the intrinsic PARKROYAL characteristics of modern comfort, uncomplicated service and authentic local connections.

Designed by award-winning architectural firm WOHA, PARKROYAL on Pickering adopts a hotel-in-a-garden concept and incorporates energy-saving features throughout the property. Its sustainable project design and green efforts have earned it the BCA Green Mark Platinum, Singapore’s highest green rating, as well as the Solar Pioneer Award for its innovative solar energy system.

Strategically located at the key gateways to Singapore’s central business district, Hong Lim Park and bustling Chinatown, the 367-room property provides an urban oasis in downtown Singapore, with convenient access to waterfront entertainment and dining options along the Singapore River as well as cultural gems across the island. PARKROYAL on Pickering, a PARKROYAL Collection hotel, is ‘Your Trusted Local Companion’ in Singapore.

About PARKROYAL Hotels & Resorts
PARKROYAL Hotels & Resorts is a collection of 15 comfortable leisure and business hotels and resorts (including those under development) located in gateway cities across Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore and Vietnam. Each PARKROYAL reflects the spirit and individuality of its location through creative touches, authentic tastes and local connections. Whether you are travelling for business, leisure, or even with the family, each PARKROYAL hotel and resort is designed so you can work in connected comfort, or relax in soothing surrounds. PARKROYAL Hotels & Resorts is a member of the Global Hotel Alliance, the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands. For more information, visit parkroyalhotels.com.


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