Sarawakian Portraits

Date

10 Apr 2018 to 24 Apr 2018

Time

10am to 7pm, Tues-Sun, Closed on Sun, Mon and Public Holidays

Venue

 

Richard Koh Fine Art, 229 Jalan Maarof, Bukit Bandaraya, Bangsar 59100, Kuala Lumpur

Contact

03 2095 3300

Forgotten Beauty is the title of Tan Wei Kheng’s latest solo exhibition.


The exhibition comprises 17 portraits of various figures from tribal villages in Sarawak.


According to a press release, Tan, intrigued by ancient practices and tribal culture, had forged a relationship with the tribesmen throughout his frequent visits.


This in turn, has been said to enable him to have a better understanding of native lifestyle and aesthetics.


The realistically rendered portraits are said to capture the strength and vigour of the elderly, they question the effects of modernisation and reinforce the distinction of the sacred and indigenous culture.


The opening reception is on April 10 from 5pm to 8pm.