Established in 1999, iPRECIATION is a fine art company that showcases the best of modern and contemporary Asian Art. As a herald of the arts, iPRECIATION is committed to put forth platforms and propel significant and promising artists to the forefront through successful staging of large-scale exhibitions and publication of outstanding art monographs.
Proficient in contemporary Chinese, South East Asian and Singapore art, iPRECIATION provides professional consultations and services to individual and corporate entities. iPRECIATION has also engaged in various public art projects worldwide.
Artists currently represented include many prominent figures: Nobel Laureate Gao Xingjian, Taiwanese Master Sculptor Ju Ming, Singapore foremost abstract painter Milenko Prvacki and ground-breaking Singaporean performance artist Lee Wen. Over the years, iPRECIATION has been promoting promising emerging talents such as the meticulous China based painter Zhang Jian Jun and Jin Jie, the daring commentator of Hong Kong’s contemporary culture, Tse Yim On, and Singapore artists Oh Chai Hoo, Baet Yeok Kuan, Boo Sze Yang, Tay Bak Chiang and Jeremy Sharma.
Since its inception, iPRECIATION has complemented its gallery business with professional art consultancy services to both individuals and corporations. More prominence has been given to contemporary Asian art through the installation of quality artworks in public and commercial spaces not only in Singapore but also in the region.
The Living World Series by Ju Ming has become a permanent feature at two new modern office buildings, CapitaGreen building at 138 Market Street and The Metropolis business centre at 9 North Buona Vista Drive. At CapitaGreen, a series of 10 painted bronze sculptures depicts the everyday man in their daily urban lives. At The Metropolis, the corporate environment is livened up with a cluster of 12 Gentlemen bronze sculptures. The Living World Series portrays a spectrum of social phenomenon departing from his iconic Taichi Series since the 1980s. In 2015, Ju Ming’s Taichi Series enjoyed a four-month long outdoor exhibition at the Singapore Botanic Gardens; and his Living World Series completed a travelling exhibition to 4 major Chinese cities of Chengdu, Chongqing, Dalian and Shanghai.
In 2016, iPRECIATION presented the inaugural outdoor exhibition Envision: Sculptures @ the Garden City 2016, featuring 14 sets of monumental sculptures by 11 Asian artists from China, Indonesia, Singapore and Taiwan. The exhibition was held in heart of Singapore’s historical and cultural centre in the Civic District, Fullerton Hotel and Marina Bay precinct.
Ms Helina Chan, the Managing Director of iPRECIATION, is the recipient of the coveted New Tourism Entrepreneur 2005 by Singapore Tourism Board, which recognizes the entrepreneur whose company has made major contributions to Singapore’s tourism industry. iPRECIATION aims to build an artistic foundation through its presentation of a diversity of small to large-scale exhibitions that meets the visual inclinations of its patrons; forming and nurturing a creative focal point in Asia, where individuals can convene and express their artistic sensibilities through art.