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.
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.
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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:
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.
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.