Happenings

Traces and Residues

10 Jan 2017 to 24 Jan 2017

Traces and Residues relate to Singapore-based artist Kanchana Gupta’s new exhibition comprising “skins of oil paint” and “peeled-off canvas surface”.

The works reflect her latest development in the examination of the act of tearing and peeling of paint, residues and the traces left behind.

According to the gallery’s press release, the works are “composed of skins of paint and with their initial support removed; transformed into sculptural wall-mounted with fabric-like folds and sharp edges”.

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.

Bayu Utomo Goes Abstract

07 Jan 2017 to 21 Jan 2017

Gejolak is the latest solo exhibition by contemporary artist Bayu Utomo Radjikin. This time, instead of his more familiar figurative works, he is exhibiting 17 abstract paintings.

The exhibition marks Bayu’s 11th solo exhibition and his first under G13 gallery.

In Gejolak, the artist is said to revisit his abstraction series. It also celebrates the idea and dynamic expression of the abstract form. 

Prices range from RM13,000 to RM49,000 each and the size is from 90cm by 120cm to 167cm by 230cm.

The show opens on Jan 7 at 8pm.

“We Are the World – These Are Our Stories” by Amanda Heng

07 Jan 2017 to 25 Feb 2017

Singaporean artist Amanda Heng, 65, will be showcasing her first solo exhibition entitled We Are the World – These Are Our Stories in conjunction with the STPI’s 15th anniversary and Singapore Art Week (SAW2017).

Comprising 24 prints and digital extensions, Heng applies her collaborative and process-driven approach to printing and papermaking techniques to highlight the power of storytelling and collective art making. They embark on a project that extends the traditional artist residency and institution for the very first time.

“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).