Cages of rage

07 Oct 2017 to 18 Nov 2017

Entitled, When Time Always Carries Its Duty Faithfully, this solo exhibition by Thai artist Jiratchaya Pripwai feature works with bold black lines and weights that seemingly and metaphorically cut through white space.

According to the gallery's press release, the works are said to allow  viewers "unfurl their imagination alongside the artist" and offer "liberation" that result in an "emancipated mind".

The Altarpieces in Jakarta

03 Oct 2017 to 17 Oct 2017

Thai contemporary artist Natee Utarit is exhibiting seven of his paintings from his Optimism is Ridiculous series. The series began in 2012 and such works have been shown in various galleries in Asia.

Co-presented by Richard Koh Fine Art, the latest showing in Jakarta is entitled, Optimism Is Ridiculous: The Altarpieces, and the works are meant to question Western modernism.

"It is said to be a satire of modernism and capitalism, and tells of its seduction of local customs and traditions," according to the KL-based gallery's press release.

Re-GRUP at Ilham

28 Oct 2017 to 25 Feb 2018

What does it mean to be modern? What shapes a modern experience? How did this experience in post-Merdeka Kuala Lumpur give rise to a new way of representing the world in painting? 

The exhibition, Gerak Rupa Ubur Penyataan 1957 – 1973, traces the emergence of modern art as a cultural phenomenon in Malaysia in the 1960s through the early works of seven modern artists namely, Anthony Lau, Cheong Laitong, Ibrahim Hussein, Jolly Koh, Latiff Mohidin, Syed Ahmad Jamal, and Yeoh Jin Leng. 

Aimed at Malaysian collectors

12 Oct 2017 to 15 Oct 2017

In conjunction with Art Expo Malaysia Plus 2017, the exhibition Sharing Happiness with Art features works from nine contemporary artists including Art Porters Gallery exclusive artists Wayan Novi (Indonesia), Aiman Hakim (Singapore), Dennis Chiang Lup Hong (Malaysia), Bestrizal Besta (Indonesia), Liu Xuan Qi (China) as well as Thai artists Artheline, Sutee Eursiriphornrit and Chirtsak Phajitsattaya.

Look this way

07 Oct 2017 to 14 Nov 2017

The group show, Look This Way, showcases 13 works by local artists, Anniketyni Madian, Faizal Suhif, Khairudin Zainudin and Ain Rahman. 

According to the gallery's press release, this exhibition focuses on the "methodological complexities and sentimental brazenness" and "it implores audiences to react, to look at both beauty and entropy in 'ravenous' ways." 

The four young artists express their "spirits and moods in clashing yet oddly-harmonious styles; and the idea here is to strip them of their own securities."

40 Years of Great Finds in the UK

13 Oct 2017

Antiques expert Marc Allum takes a look at some of the extraordinary finds from his new book, Antiques Roadshow - 40 Years of Great Finds.

In his talkAllum brings to life the stories, the people and the objects.

His book is co-written with Paul Atterbury for the UK BBC tv show's 40th anniversary. The publication will be available on the night of the talk

A question-and-answer session will be held.

Wish Me Luck

03 Oct 2017 to 15 Oct 2017

This group show, Wish Me Luck, features 23 works by eight local emerging artists.

They have been shortlisted from the Young & New 2017 art exhibition organised by HOM earlier this year. 

Graduates from Universiti Teknologi Mara and Dasein Academy of Art, the participating artists are Aizat Ahremi, Suhana Nordin, Husna Abdul Rahman, Joy Ng, Shirhan Samsul Bahri, Nor Tijan Firdaus, Sze Lin Liew and Anis Che Mat.

This exhibition brings the works of the young artists to a broader audience. 

Social History of Chinese New Villages

14 Sep 2017 to 07 Oct 2017
The exhibition, Kadang Kadang Dekat Dekat Akan Datang, is the second showcase of works by artists who collaborate with A+ gallery. The title refers to a riddle in the 1959 Malay movie Nujum Pa’ Blalang by actor-singer-director P. Ramlee.
This second edition features works by local artist Chong Kim Chiew (b. 1975) and Indonesian contemporary artist FX Harsono (b. 1949, East Java). 

Lost Souls

23 Sep 2017 to 15 Oct 2017

A new gallery has just opened in Petaling Jaya Section 11 in Selangor.

Suma Orientalis is the project of Kris Lee and Sophia Shung from Penang.

Their inaugural show is a photography exhibition by Chong Kok Choon, entitled Lost Souls, showcasing 25 prints. The limited edition works are priced from RM2,500 upwards.

Of the whole series in this show, 12 images have earned Chong, merit awards granted by the American photography magazine, Black and White, in 2014.


21 Sep 2017 to 27 Sep 2017

Works by 35 local artists will be up for sale to raise funds for the Malaysian AIDS Foundation (MAF).

Bebas which means "free" in Malay, is the theme of ARTAID17.

The artworks reflect the spirit of freedom or independence as a subject or source of inspiration. 

The participating artists are: