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PROFILES

Malvinder Singh

For Generations to Share

By Elaine W. Ng

At his office in Singapore, MALVINDER SINGH stands in front of 

an untitled 2010 Anish Kapoor alabaster sculpture. 

Photo by Genevieve Chua for ArtAsiaPacific.

The myth of the anonymous, super-rich collector is perpetuated in cities such as Singapore, where the work ethic runs high and the flaunting of wealth is shunned. One particularly unassuming collector in this Southeast Asian city-state is 40-year-old Malvinder Mohan Singh, who four years ago, with his brother Shivinder, sold the drug-maker Ranbaxy Laboratories (a major pharmaceutical…

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