The Solitude Series is the latest outcome in Juhari Said’s ongoing quest to further explore new methods and techniques to elevate printmaking. At first glance, the abstract forms of wood may not resemble a printmaker’s creation. Often times, the layman would assume that they are sculptures. The artist, however, begs to differ. Juhari Said explains that unlike a sculpture which focuses on the malleable form, his artworks focus on surface. This is evident in the shape of the wood which is formed in a way that creates large flat areas on either side.
Thai artist Natee Utarit returns to Kuala Lumpur with 29 flower paintings. Entitled, It Would Be Silly to Be Jealous of a Flower, the latest works depict "melancholic and imperfect botanical images that the questions and observations of Utarit’s everyday life which he brings to the easel".
Contemporary artist Hamir Soib, 48, will exhibit 50 smallish artworks from his private collection which are not for sale and another 42 works which are of similar size which will be for sale.
The sizes range from 5cm by 8cm to 8cm by 5cm. The works include acrylic on canvas, bitumen, oil and mixed media,
The perennial haze will come to blight Malaysia's atmosphere again in the coming months. The haze problem makes us all vulnerable and brings a disastrous effect to the environment and wildlife. In spite of all the negativity that the haze brings us, Fauzan believes that there is a certain aesthetic element to it.
New York-based artist Eng Tay's latest solo show entitled, Eng Tay: The Chronicles (1996-2016) include etchings, oil pastel works, oil on canvas paintings and sculptures as well as painted accessory boxes.
The artworks range in size from 20cm by 22cm for the etchings to 160cm by 240cm for the largest oil painting.
The mega mendung (rain clouds) batik motif of Cirebon, Java, serves as the canopy of clouds on which Chennai-based artist Kishore Sahoo's sensuous bodies float around.
The androgynous figures seemingly drift through the moisture-laden rain clouds, forming and morphing into evermore exploration of forlorn longing to touch and be touched, states the press release from the gallery.
Veteran photographer Eric Peris will exhibit 18 of his latest black & white photographic prints in his solo show,Bhata, which means "brother".