SINGAPORE, September 25 2013 – Heart Media, Southeast Asia’s leading luxury magazine publisher, continues to power forward with the launch of a new art title, ART REPUBLIK.
ART REPUBLIK is a quarterly art magazine that sets out to give fresh insight into the art scene in Singapore, in Asia and around the world.
The magazine aims to fill a void in Singapore’s art marketplace by connecting the public closer to the global art scene through interviews with local as well as international artists, coverage of exhibitions and art fairs, art previews and reviews, all the while unifying dynamic content with informed commentary. ART REPUBLIK’s editorial focus will go beyond covering the latest art news by profiling unique individuals who are changing the art world today, and also collectors who take pleasure in appreciating art in all its various forms.
Partnering with Affordable Art Fair and Art Stage Singapore for its premiere issue, which is to the theme ‘What is Art?’, ART REPUBLIK will explore the definition of the term ‘art’ and at the same time, notably include works by Chiharu Shiota, Ying Gao and renowned Dutch photographer Erwin Olaf. The issue will additionally feature interviews with other artists in the fields of design, fashion, architecture and many more.
Managing Editor of ART REPUBLIK, Mr. Marc Wong, comments: “The launch of this magazine heralds a new era for the arts in Singapore and the rest of Asia. We are confident that ART REPUBLIK will globalise the art scene and grow to become the leading art and culture publication in the region.”
CEO & Publisher at Heart Media, Mr. Olivier Burlot, adds: “With a vibrant art scene, it is time that Singapore and Asia get a strong and credible art publication. ART REPUBLIK will surprise its readers every issue with a mix of art, design and fashion news. An innovative concept for an audience of opinion leaders and art-savvy readers”
ART REPUBLIK will be distributed in Singapore and Asia’s capital cities. The debut winter issue will be on sale at newsstands and major bookstores from December 1st 2013.
About Heart Media
Heart Media, the publisher of L’OFFICIEL Singapore, ART REPUBLIK, WOW, WOW Jewellery, MEN’s FOLIO, FORM, PALACEmagazines, is committed to publishing market leading magazines and digital media which connect with the region’s affluent and brand-conscious consumers through their chosen lifestyle activities. Heart Media’s titles have established solid reputations in their respective sectors with illustrious track records. Each one has built a strong market presence across Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia.