Talk on Korean Art, 1953-1988

03 Jun 2017


Joan Kee has written widely on various aspects of modern and contemporary art in the East and Southeast Asia. Her writings include an essay for the 2016 Singapore Biennale catalogue and has recently completed a book on contemporary art’s engagement with the law.

Mampu Art 

02 Jun 2017 to 07 Jun 2017

Start the journey as an art collector at the Mampu Art fair in Penang by supporting local artists without breaking your bank account. The event will showcase the works of various artists from different discipline and background, with all items up for sale at affordable prices.

Departures: Intersecting Vietnamese Modern Art with R. Streitmatter-Tran

26 May 2017 to 08 Jul 2017

Hong Kong-based gallery, de Sarthe Gallery in collaboration with Art Agenda S.E.A presents Departures: Intersecting Vietnamese Modern Art with R. Streitmatter-Tran, an exhibition of contemporary and modern Vietnamese art that tracks the flow of artists and ideas between Vietnam and the West over the last century.

"Writhing" by Bree Jonson 

02 Jun 2017 to 24 Jun 2017

Our ArtProjects presents a solo exhibition by Philippines-based artist Bree Jonson, 26, for the second time in Malaysia. Writhing examines the enigmatic qualities of creatures found on the seabed and her works comprises medium scale paintings and small sculptures.

"Lakar Sapa" a group art exhibition by Malaysian artists 

27 Apr 2017 to 14 Jul 2017

“Lakar Sapa" (Sapa Sketches) is an exhibition by nine artists: Zaim Durulaman,  Azman Md Noor, Abdullah Jones, Rohaizad Shaari, Abd Rasid Yusof, Rosli Zakaria, Zaharin Mohamad, Abdullah Hamdan and Rasyida Mohd Rozlan, who traveled to Sapa, Hanoi in Vietnam from September 14 to 19, 2016 as part as a "visual art journey programme" organised by Galeri Shah Alam. 

The exhibition showcases 47 artworks created from this programme. 

Yayoi Kusama: Life is the Heart of a Rainbow

09 Jun 2017 to 03 Sep 2017

A collaboration between National Gallery Singapore and Queensland Art Gallery Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia, this exhibition is presents 70 years of Yayoi Kusama's artistic oeuvre. 

​KL Biennale kicks off on Nov 1

01 Nov 2017 to 31 Mar 2018

The late Datuk Syed Ahmad Jamal's acrylic on canvas painting, Semangat Ledang, 1999, is used as an illustration for the launch of the KL Biennale which is said to "explore art and spirituality".


Exploring Malaysian Sculptures

20 May 2017
In conjunction with the current exhibition entitled, GoodEarth: Expressions of Creative Energy, the gallery will stage a conference with the theme, "Exploring Malaysian Sculptures: A Symbiosis between Nature, Art and Science."


17 May 2017 to 17 Jun 2017

Gajah Gallery Yogjakarta will engage its Singaporean and Indonesian artists in a group exhibition featuring visual art and performance art focusing on nature.

Human Nature by Aely Manaf

20 May 2017 to 17 Jun 2017

Aely Manaf, who is based in Shah Alam, will hold his first solo exhibition at the HOM Art Trans gallery in Ampang.

The 42-year-old artist will exhibit 26 works on canvas including oil and mixed media.