WANTED: Someone to restore Arteri and give it 2nd life. Interested? Email: mail.sharonchin.com

Posts tagged with “painting”

Rock, Pop, Politics: Yeah Baby

Published on 29 December, 2009 by | 20 | Filed under: Reviews | Tags: , , ,

By Eva McGovern

Aswad Ameir’s recent solo show X at Galeri Chandan evokes a heady panoply of experiences with a thematic focus on music and politics through a confident sampling of pop culture. Musicians, images of conflict, song lyrics and the artists own image entertain and confuse viewers in this circus of visual art.

Expressions in Three Angles?

Published on 14 December, 2009 by | 2 | Filed under: Reviews | Tags: , , , , , ,

by Yusuf Martin

The Malaysian National Art Gallery – Balai Seni Lukis Negara, which might otherwise be called a museum of modern art, currently hosts a retrospective of one of Malaysia’s most esteemed artists – Syed Ahmad Jamal; celebrating his eightieth birthday, and almost sixty years devoted to art and art criticism.

ARTERI TALK: Unconscious: Self: Conscious

By Eva McGovern

Exhibition Talk at 2pm 14 November, 67 Tempinissatu Come join us to talk about painting, portraiture and much more!

What comes after going up?

by Sylvia Degiacomi

Exhibition Profile: ‘What Goes Up’ @ Shalini Ganendra Fine Arts

An exhibition showcasing the works of four award-winning local artists, at the gallery that is (in)famous for being by appointment only.

ARTERI Presents: Unconscious Self Conscious


What is the function of the contemporary portrait painting in Malaysia? How does it reveal how we see ourselves and those around us? Stop by 67 Tempinissatu and find out for yourself.

A Chance to Listen and Learn Once More

Published on 6 September, 2009 by | 6 | Filed under: Reviews | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

By Eva McGovern

Review: Liew Kwai Fei’s Paintings for All Ages / Paintings with Extended Space @ No 19 Jalan Berangan

Liew Kwai Fei’s abstract conceptualisations around colour theory, the purity of form, and objectivity.

Intersection Vietnam: New Works from North & South

By Kelvin Chuah

Exhibition Review: When was the last time contemporary Vietnamese Art was featured in its entirety in Kuala Lumpur? I must confess that I am no expert in Vietnamese contemporary art. In a way, I was looking forward to what this exhibition had to offer, in terms of contemporary practice. Man, was I blown away.

Enough About Me. What do YOU think of me?

Published on 25 July, 2009 by | Comments closed | Filed under: Essays | Tags: , , , ,

By Erna Dyanty

Exhibition Review: June 2009, brought Nizam Abdullah’s first solo exhibition at the Annexe Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, entitled threesixfive ME, where he displayed new series of works with a theme that incorporates nothing but him self.

Sometimes the past is the future

by Suraya Warden

Exhibition Review: Within eleven works of art, in a small space, under fluorescent lighting can be held vision, talent and active potential. Al Cruz at Richard Koh Fine Art.

The world Is Here To Be Shared

by Suraya Warden

Exhibition Review: With Chin Kon Yee: Reality in Wonderland, Wei-Ling Gallery continues its current winning streak of solo shows.

terra incognita et cetera

Published on 15 July, 2009 by | Comments closed | Filed under: Gallery | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

By Tintin Wulia

Blog entry by Indonesian artist Tintin Wulia sharing her 2009 performance project in Melbourne, ‘terra incognita et cetera’ which explores issues on territories, collective play and painting.

The emotive power of maps captured in artistic expression

By Suraya Warden

Exhibition Review: Artistic mapping is a cool idea. It is visually fun and has a point; one that works extremely well for the South Asian art scene as ‘Cartographical Lure’, the previous exhibition at Valentine Willie Fine Art, proves.

Riding Coat-tails: The Show that Should Really be Called ‘Fab 2.5’

Published on 6 July, 2009 by | 12 | Filed under: Reviews | Tags: , , , , , ,

By Suraya Warden

Exhibition Review: Yes, four artists are showing at the current TAKSU exhibition, but not all of them are ‘Fab’.

Existence really is an imperfect tense that never becomes a present

Published on 23 June, 2009 by | 15 | Filed under: Essays | Tags: , , , , , , ,

By Haseena Abdul Majid

Artist Profile: Justin Lim

Looking at a painter compelled to question existence.

OBITUARY: Mansor Ghazalli (1930/31-2009)

Published on 21 June, 2009 by | 1 | Filed under: News | Tags: , , , ,

by Ooi Kok Chuen

In his statement in the 1994 MWS catalogue, Mansor reflected: “I feel my work reflects the melancholy, the serenity and the joyous life apparent in the village. My style of work is spontaneous, devoid of inhibitions to reflect my feelings.”

Upcoming Events

no events



Our Facebook Page