Pago Pago comes home

12 Aug 2018 to 30 Dec 2018

Fresh off the success of Latiff Mohidin: Pago Pago (1960-1969) at Centre Pompidou in Paris, the exhibition now comes to Malaysia at Ilham Gallery.


The exhibition is a collaborative effort between National Gallery Singapore and Musée National d'Art Moderne - Centre Pompidou and Ilham Gallery.


The opening reception is on August 11 at 6pm.

Rising Sun in Malaysia

24 Jul 2018 to 14 Aug 2018

Chinese artist Sun Xun holds his first solo exhibition in Malaysia.

The self-titled exhibition comprises watercolour and drawings on light-boxes and stop-motion animation works that incorporate woodcut techniques.

The works range in size from 29cm by 21cm to 80cm by 60cm. Prices are not published as a request from the artist.

The gallery’s press release touts Sun as one of China’s most talented and rising artists.

National flag bearers

23 Jul 2018 to 24 Sep 2018

Teh Tarik with the Flag is a group exhibition featuring 14 Malaysiana artists. They are Anurendra Jegadeva, Cheng Yen Pheng, Chong Kim Chiew, Choy Chun Wei, Fauzan Omar, Hamidi Hadi, Hasnul Jamal Saidon, Hayati Mokhtar, HH Lim, Ivan Lam, Rajinder Singh, Sean Lean, Sulaiman Esa and Yau Bee Ling.

State of Tranquility

20 Jul 2018 to 25 Jul 2018

Singaporean Chinese ink painter Tan Chin Boon’s first solo exhibition is entitled, State of Tranquility.


The exhibition comprises over 40 paintings and 120 seal-carvings that are said to be a result of over four decades of practice and mastery.


The sizes of the paintings range from 33cm by 33cm to 48cm by 138cm and are priced from S$500 to S$1,880.


The seal carvings range in price from S$380 to S$1,500.

Two Houses in Singapore

21 Jul 2018 to 10 Oct 2018

Two Houses is an exhibition featuring works from the collections of Dr John Chia and Yeap Lam Yang.

Based in Singapore, both Chia and Yeap are said to have assembled significant collections of contemporary art over 20 and 30 years, respectively.

If I say it’s True Seven Times.

20 Jul 2018 to 04 Aug 2018

Myanmar artist Moe Satt’s latest solo exhibition is entitled, If I say it’s True Seven Times.

In a statement, he references a line in the song Yaung Zin Khun Na Thwe (a spectrum of seven colours), “If I say it’s [the] truth seven times….”

Inspired by the line, Moe Satt created seven artworks to “illustrate [his] boyhood during the later stages of Ma Sa La (Burmese Way to Socialism) and the entire [governing] period of Na Wa Ta (State Law and Order Restoration Council).”

The artist poses questions, are we truthful?

Gajah Gallery's Power, Play, Perception in KL

19 Jul 2018 to 21 Jul 2018

Power, Play, Perception is a group exhibition featuring 13 artists from four countries.

They are Ashley Bickerton, Erizal As, Fika Ria Santika, Handiwirman Saputra, Mangu Putra, Muhajidin Nurrahman, Rudi Mantofani anf Yunizar from Indonesia. Kayleigh Goh and Sabri Idrus from Malaysia as well as Jason Lim and Suzann Victor from Singapore.

The exhibition is said to provoke the following questions: How is power exercised in the distinct cultures, histories, spiritualities, and systems of knowledge of the contemporary Southeast Asian artists featured? 

Liquid Light

18 Jul 2018 to 28 Jul 2018

Liquid Light is a group exhibition featuring 18 artists from six countries.

The participating artists are Deusa Blumke from Brazil, Nadja Klueter from Germany, Kamalakshi Saika & Shahnaz Ali from India and Jedidiah Angkasa from Indonesia. From Malaysia, the artists are John Wong , Melanie Gooi, Syafiq Hariz and Valerie Ng. And from Singapore, they are Idris Ali, Jeffery Wandly, Masturah Sha’ari, Nhawfal Juma’at, Tan Chye Tiong Ronald, Tumadi Patri, Yap Zhiwen, Wandly Yazid  and Yusoff Latiff.

A-Residency by HOM Art Trans

14 Jul 2018 to 28 Jul 2018

Malaysian artists, Wong Ming Hao and Joy Ng, have completed a six-month residency programme entitled, A-Residency, at local art space, HOM Art Trans. 


03 Jul 2018 to 22 Jul 2018

Relationship is the title of a group exhibition featuring eight Malaysian artists. They are Faiz Z. A., Hafizuddin Azman, Haimiza Johan, Haziq Syawal, Ho Mei Kei, Hug Yin Wan, Lina Tan and Safuan Nasiar.

The exhibition comprises a total of 32 works. The medium varies from oil and acrylic paint and bitumen, to woodcut and perspex carving.

The works range in size from 40cm by 40cm to 240cm by 195cm and are priced from RM600 to RM10,500.