Happenings

Talk on Georgia O'Keeffe

03 Jul 2017

Celebrating the centennial of Georgia O'Keeffe's first solo show, this illustrated talk traces a neglected yet key figure of 20th century painting. An artist who dared to replace European influences with Asian ones in order to create a type of American art,  anticipating Biomorphism, Colour Field, Pop, Op and Minimalism.

Victor Chin's shophouse reprints

14 Jun 2017 to 29 Jun 2017

Shophouse Watercolours, Revisited, relates to the latest solo exhibition by Victor Chin, 68.

The exhibition features reprints of 64 watercolours of shophouses originally found in Malacca, Penang, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore. The buildings date from the pre-Merdeka (1957) era.

The works highlight local architecture typology synonymous with the Malaysian identity and urban culture.

RAW Art debuts

17 Jun 2017 to 29 Jun 2017

Think Ink 01 is a group exhibition by six Malaysian artists, using ink as the common medium but from a multidisciplinary approach.

Participating artists are K.S. Yuen, Nigo Chong, Roz Azzaree, Will Win Yang, Tey Beng Tze and Stephanie Yong. 

This experimental exhibition showcases each of the artist's interpretation in exploring personal narratives in various  "inkscape" works.

The artworks range in size from 21cm by 29cm to 72cm by 80cm and prices are from RM100 to RM1,000.

The show opens on June 17 at 7pm. 

Atomic Consciousness

09 Jun 2017 to 30 Jun 2017

Atomic Consciousness is the third solo exhibition by self-taught artist Thanagarajoo M.A. Kanniah.

Raj, as he is popularly known, is a member of the local art collective, Anak Alam, since the 1980s. 

His work utilises pen and ink on paper and canvas.

Since a near death experience almost four decades ago, Raj has dedicated his artistic life to show the "interconnectedness of all things in the universe".

His current exhibition continues with the theme of his earlier series, i of the Universe (1984) and The Pulse of Creation (2016).

Journey

14 Jun 2017 to 03 Jul 2017

Journey is a group exhibition featuring the works of 12 artists from the Sembilan Art Residency Programme.

The participating artists are Nicholas Chong, Jael Estrella, Ajim Juxta, Eryn, Elene Kravchenko, Aleff Ahmad, Anahita Ghazanfari, Syahbandi, Tajrin Faruqi, Ahmad Rais, Tomi Heri and Sofia Haron.

The personal journey of each artist could be viewed either as a setback or an opportunity. A successful outcome could be seen as an achievement.

Construction of Creativity

09 Jun 2017 to 23 Jun 2017

Featuring the works of Hidayat Arshard, Construction of Creativity, is the fourth exhibition being held at the gallery's Project Room.

Showcasing seven paintings, Hidayat uses repetitive mechanical lines to create structural form with "random organic forms" juxtaposed against the rigid lines.

The artist laid out lines strategically to construct patterns of form as a metaphor to how the left brain works. 

Matters & Manipulations

09 Jun 2017 to 25 Jun 2017

Matters & Manipulations is the title of the latest solo exhibition by Malaysian artist Sabri Idrus.  

The 12 canvas works are a continuation of the artist's Recovery Plan series, formerly known as the Disruptive Nature series which began in 2015.

According to the gallery's press release, Sabri's interest in creating and finding light is inspired by the Malay proverb, Seperti katak di bawah tempurung kelapa, which relates to the fable of a frog stuck under a coconut shell in darkness - an allegory reminiscent of Plato's cave. 

Mixed Hang

05 Jun 2017 to 23 Jun 2017

The gallery's latest group exhibition is entitled Mixed Hang. It features 28 works by 10 local artists in various media.

Participating artists are Faizal Suhif, Hirzaq Harris, Nik Mohd Hazri, Hidayat Arshad, Rafiee Ghani, Khairudin Zainudin, Amy Nazira, Sabihis Pandi, Ismail Awi and Nik Mohd Shazmie. 

The artwork sizes range from 55cm by 80cm to 93cm by 190cm and prices are from RM4,000 to RM18,000.

The artworks are mostly on consignment and have never been featured in any exhibitions in the past.

Malaysian artists showing in Basel

12 Jun 2017 to 17 Jun 2017

At the art fair in Basel, Malaysian artists represented by Richard Koh Fine Art gallery comprising Anne Samat, Hasanul Isyraf Idris and Yeoh Choo Kuan will be showing 14 works in various media.

Anne Samat (b.1973) graduated from Mara Institute of Technology, Perak in 1995. She is a textile artist who holds a Bachelor Degree in Art and Design (textile design) with a major in weaving and a minor in print-and-resist. Anne was a winner in the PNB & National Art Gallery of Malaysia Contemporary Young Artist competition held in 1997. 

Faith

29 May 2017 to 28 Jul 2017

Faith is a contemporary Islamic art exhibition in conjunction with Ramadan and Syawal. 

Participating artists are Husin Hourmain, Mohd Noor Mahmud, Fadli Yusoff, Anniketyni Madian, Amir Amin, Megat Zaim Zharif, Kamal Sazali, Syukur Rani, Putra Nazri, Ezwa Hasin, Fitriah Roslan, MNHafiz Hamzah, Alif Afandi Azman, Amirul Roslan, Khairani Ahmad Zakuan, Khaliq Az-Zahi, Burhanuddin Bakri, Amierul Iskandar and Amin Harun.

Sixty-five works are on display featuring calligraphy, sculptures and paintings.