40 Years of Great Finds in the UK

13 Oct 2017

Antiques expert Marc Allum takes a look at some of the extraordinary finds from his new book, Antiques Roadshow - 40 Years of Great Finds.

In his talkAllum brings to life the stories, the people and the objects.

His book is co-written with Paul Atterbury for the UK BBC tv show's 40th anniversary. The publication will be available on the night of the talk

A question-and-answer session will be held.

Wish Me Luck

03 Oct 2017 to 15 Oct 2017

This group show, Wish Me Luck, features 23 works by eight local emerging artists.

They have been shortlisted from the Young & New 2017 art exhibition organised by HOM earlier this year. 

Graduates from Universiti Teknologi Mara and Dasein Academy of Art, the participating artists are Aizat Ahremi, Suhana Nordin, Husna Abdul Rahman, Joy Ng, Shirhan Samsul Bahri, Nor Tijan Firdaus, Sze Lin Liew and Anis Che Mat.

This exhibition brings the works of the young artists to a broader audience. 

Social History of Chinese New Villages

14 Sep 2017 to 07 Oct 2017
The exhibition, Kadang Kadang Dekat Dekat Akan Datang, is the second showcase of works by artists who collaborate with A+ gallery. The title refers to a riddle in the 1959 Malay movie Nujum Pa’ Blalang by actor-singer-director P. Ramlee.
This second edition features works by local artist Chong Kim Chiew (b. 1975) and Indonesian contemporary artist FX Harsono (b. 1949, East Java). 

Lost Souls

23 Sep 2017 to 15 Oct 2017

A new gallery has just opened in Petaling Jaya Section 11 in Selangor.

Suma Orientalis is the project of Kris Lee and Sophia Shung from Penang.

Their inaugural show is a photography exhibition by Chong Kok Choon, entitled Lost Souls, showcasing 25 prints. The limited edition works are priced from RM2,500 upwards.

Of the whole series in this show, 12 images have earned Chong, merit awards granted by the American photography magazine, Black and White, in 2014.


21 Sep 2017 to 27 Sep 2017

Works by 35 local artists will be up for sale to raise funds for the Malaysian AIDS Foundation (MAF).

Bebas which means "free" in Malay, is the theme of ARTAID17.

The artworks reflect the spirit of freedom or independence as a subject or source of inspiration. 

The participating artists are:

Between States

21 Sep 2017 to 07 Oct 2017

The group exhibition, Between States, feature works by Malaysian artists Candice Ng and Sharon Chin as well as Filipino artists Ian Carlo Jaucian and Miguel Inumerable.

Today, the artists exist at a time when much of the regional politics find its grounding on territory, a word tracing its origin from the Latin, "terra" which means "earth" or "land".

Soul Vistas by Idris Ali & Jeffrey Wandly

21 Sep 2017 to 24 Oct 2017

Soul Vistas: An Introspective Journey through our City, is the title of a joint-exhibition by Singaporean Malay artists Idris Ali and Jeffrey Wandly.

The works focus on Singapore street scenes, landscapes and landmarks in watercolour and ink as well as acrylic.

For the past 55 years, Idris Ali is noted for his streetscape paintings in watercolour. And his latest works not only aim to reflect the religious and cultural diversity on the island but also the soul of the city. 

Dream Figure in London

14 Sep 2017 to 17 Sep 2017

Following a selling show in 2016 of works by Filipino artist Andres Barrioquinto (c.1975), One East Asia Singapore returns to the START Art Fair in London with a group show entitled, Dream Figure.

Seven new works will be exhibited by Southeast Asian artists known for their figurative art.

Exhibiting together with Andres Barrioquinto from the Philippines are four Malaysian contemporary artists, Ahmad Zakii Anwar (b.1955), Chan Kok Hooi (b.1974), Chang Fee Ming (b.1959) and Chong Siew Ying (b.1969). 

BARATEAST-Exploring Neo-Colonization

08 Sep 2017 to 01 Oct 2017

BARATEAST-Exploring Neo-Colonization is a group exhibition by ten emerging artists, showcases 20 different medium of works.  

Participating artists are Edroger Rosili, Nizar Sulaiman, Louise Low, Arikwibowo Amril, Safar Zin, Lee Mok Yee, Khairudin Zainuddin, Asyraf Ramli, Khairul Azmir Shoib and Cisse Tee.

The exhibition aims to explore the artists' awareness in the current "neo-colonisation" situation. 

Sculptures & Drawings: Between Form & Object

25 Aug 2017 to 25 Sep 2017

Entitled, Sculptures & Drawings: Between Form & Object, this is the fifth solo exhibition by local sculptor Ramlan Abdullah and features 50 works.

Prices of the works range from RM1,200 to RM85,000 and the sizes are from 27cm by 19cm to 225cm by 183cm by 183cm.

There will be a talk and workshop on sculpture-making by the artist at 11am on Sept 16 & 23. 

Ramlan graduated from Institute Teknologi Mara (now UiTM) in 1982 and pursued his Master of Fine Arts studies at New York's Pratt Institute, graduating in 1990.