Happenings

Nirmala Dutt’s “Great Leap Forward”

07 Jan 2017 to 27 Jan 2017

OUR ArtProjects presents its inaugural exhibition by Nirmala Dutt (1941 – 2016) entitled Great Leap Forward in conjunction with the official opening of its new gallery space.

“Reconfiguring Portraiture” by Erizal As

15 Dec 2016 to 02 Jan 2017

Indonesia artist Erizal As, 37, will be showcasing nine “highly-charged, distorted yet introspective view of the contemporary figure paintings” in his first solo exhibition entitled Reconfiguring Portraiture.

“As political subjects, we are not familiar with their true substance, their true face,” says Erizal speaking on the leaders of society today.

RKFA’s 2017 Preview

22 Nov 2016 to 26 Nov 2016

The group exhibition, Malaysian Art, A Special Preview. features works by Anne Samat, Gan Chin Lee, Haffendi Anuar, Hasanul Isyraf Idris, Hings Lim, Liew Kwai Fei and Yeoh Choo Kuan.

James Sum’s Retrospective

03 Nov 2016 to 15 Feb 2017

London-based Penang artist James Sum will showcase 100 of his best works on loan from various collectors at the Penang State Art Gallery.

Aaron Gan at AAF

18 Nov 2016 to 20 Nov 2016

Utterly Art showcases Aaron Gan’s 19 watercolour and ink on paper works completed this year.The works are 78cm by 28cm each and selling at S$1,600.

A Colourful Journey to a Promise by Norma Abbas

17 Nov 2016 to 18 Apr 2017

A Colourful Journey to a Promise is the title of senior artist Norma Abbas’ latest solo exhibition featuring some 70 paintings.

The works reflect the artist’s relationship with her family members, close friends, nature and her journey in life.

Such themes are rendered in bold yet whimsical and attractive collages.

The show will be launched by Bank Negara Malaysia deputy governor Abdul Rasheed Ghaffour on Nov 16 at 3.30pm.

For details, contact 03-9179 2746 (Joo Lee) or 03-9179 2735 (Fazlina).

Singapore Biennale 2016: An Atlas of Mirrors

27 Oct 2016 to 26 Feb 2017

The fifth edition of the Singapore Biennale entitled, An Atlas of Mirrors, will showcase the works of over 60 established and emerging artists from Southeast Asia as well as East Asia and South Asia.

The selected artists participating in SB2016 are from Singapore, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam.

The works span various media while artists are selected in relation to the show’s title, An Atlas of Mirrors.

Participating artists include:

Artist and Empire: (En)countering Colonial Legacies

06 Oct 2016 to 26 Mar 2017

Up to 200 works ranging from the 16th Century to the present day will be showcased in the gallery’s second international exhibition entitled, Artist and Empire: (En)countering Colonial Legacies.

Organised in association with Tate Britain, the exhibition is said to critically examine art produced for the British Empire from today’s perspective while featuring Southeast Asian viewpoints.

The opening reception will be held on Oct 4 from 5pm.

Day & Night by Jai

22 Sep 2016 to 07 Oct 2016

Siang & Malam (Day & Night) is the 26th solo exhibition by Jalaini Abu Hassan showcasing 12 landscape paintings pregnant with meanings associated with Malaysia today.

The works are categorised under two types of paintings related to the vibrant hues or monochromatic compositions.