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Tightening the Reins

Film still from PATRICIA CHEN's The 24 Hour Art Practice (2015), a documentary of Indonesian collector Oei Hong Djien. Due to premiere at the Singapore Art Museum in January, it was unexpectedly pulled from two scheduled screenings. Copyright and courtesy Patricia Chen.

On January 23, the Singapore Art Museum incited controversy when it abruptly canceled the premiere of Singaporean filmmaker Patricia Chen's The 24 Hour Art Practice (2015), hours before the invite-only event.

The film, which is the second from Chen's ongoing project "Leading Patrons of Asian Art," is…

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