Happenings

Ambiguity

16 Jan 2017 to 24 Feb 2017

Latest group exhibition entitled Ambiguity showcasing over 10 works. 

The participating artists are Anassuwandi Ahmad, Azman Hilmi, Hamdan Shaarani, Mohd Jamil Mat Isa, Johan Marjonid, Nor Hanem Mohd Noor, Dr Rosli Zakaria, Zaharin Mohammad, Zaim Durulaman, Zainon Abdullah and Zarina Abdullah.

The exhibition features sculpture, printmaking, realism and abstract paintings.

Opening will be launched on Jan 24 at 8pm.​

When I Think about the Death of Painting, I Play

17 Jan 2017 to 26 Feb 2017

This exhibition, When I think about the death of painting, I play, is staged by three Indonesian artists, Wisnu Auri, Wedhar Riyadi and R. Yuki Agriardi and curated by Alia Swastika.

According to the gallery’s press release, their work invites us to go beyond the visual reality that we often take for granted and see through a particular perspective. Play is a way of “cutting up” reality, cramming the details that are forgotten in our memories, or thrusting fantasies that seem foreign yet close.

Collecting: A Private Affair?

14 Jan 2017

STPI Gallery ponders on the role of the collector in a country’s art and cultural landscape and his/her potential to shape it is entwined with his/her relationship with public museums and galleries.

Join the gallery’s guest speakers, Hallam Chow and Koh Seow Chuan, in a discussion as they share their respective art collecting journey, as well as their thoughts on the responsibility and influence of the collector on a societal level.

Hallam Chow got involved with Chinese art under the influence of his grandfather, the late Edward T. Chow.

Art Stage Singapore

12 Jan 2017

This is a group exhibition of Malaysia’s emerging artists comprising the works of Chang Yoong Chia, Gan Chin Lee, Haffendi Anuar, Justin Lim, Kim Ng, Liew Kwai Fei, Tan Wei Kheng and Yeoh Choo Kuan.

The artists will exhibit recent works which showcase the diverse range of art practices coming out of Malaysia.

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”.

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.

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.

“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.