Happenings

Paintings by the sea

13 Apr 2018 to 29 Apr 2018

It’s the soul is the title of Malaysian artist Amy Hashim’s latest solo exhibition.

The exhibition will feature a series of oil paintings that are mainly inspired by water.

The works are said to be interpretations of reflections and seascapes.

They range in size from 36cm by 5cm to 259cm by 228cm and are priced from RM1,000 to RM45,000.

The opening reception is on April 13 at 8pm.

Monuments and Memorials by Dinh Q. Lê

17 Mar 2018 to 12 May 2018

Monuments and Memorials is the title of Cambodian artist Dinh Q. Lê’s latest solo exhibition, staged by STPI.

Highlighting the exhibition will be the debut of Lê’s three-dimensional weavings which feature the recent refugee exodus from Africa and the Middle East into Southern Europe.

Sarawakian Portraits

10 Apr 2018 to 24 Apr 2018

Forgotten Beauty is the title of Tan Wei Kheng’s latest solo exhibition.


The exhibition comprises 17 portraits of various figures from tribal villages in Sarawak.


According to a press release, Tan, intrigued by ancient practices and tribal culture, had forged a relationship with the tribesmen throughout his frequent visits.


This in turn, has been said to enable him to have a better understanding of native lifestyle and aesthetics.

Pancaroba

07 Apr 2018 to 15 Apr 2018

Pancaroba is a post-residency exhibition by Sofia Haron and Tomi Heri.

The title is said to be a word of Sanskrit origins, loosely translated to mean “five changes”.

According to a press release, Tomi’s works attempt to recollect "visuals" that were most memorable from Kuala Lumpur and Jogjakarta. His multi-layered spray-paint works are said to resemble a storyboard of experiences and interactions.

Filling The Void

07 Apr 2018 to 21 Apr 2018

Filling the Void is a group exhibition featuring nine artists namely Alexandra Hon, Amy Nazira, Azizul Nasir, Cheong Tuck Wai, Gan Sze Hooi, Gan Tee Sheng, Khairudin Zainudin, Raimi Sani and Yuki Tham.

The works are said to highlight the artists’ definitions and reactions towards the concept of space.

The works range in size from 90cm by 60cm to 170cm by 200cm and are priced from RM4,000 to RM20,000.

The opening reception is on April 7 at 8pm.

Sketches of Europe

01 Mar 2018 to 22 Mar 2018

Line-Line Journey VII is the title of Penang artist Ch’ng Kiah Kiean’s latest solo exhibition.

Best known for his drawings and sketches of Penang scenes, Ch'ng's exhibition features a total of 42 works that depict scenes from his travels throughout Europe.

The works range in size from 28cm by 38cm to 28cm by 114cm and are priced from RM2,500 to RM6,000

The opening reception is on April 7 at 6pm.

Prints by Bayu, Faizal & Samsudin

01 Mar 2018 to 14 Mar 2018

Edition is the title of a printmaking exhibition featuring the works of local artists, Bayu Utomo Radjikin, Faizal Suhif and Samsudin Wahab.

The etchings were made at the Chetak 12 studio located in Ampang. The studio focuses on producing prints using traditional techniques and is open to artists keen on printmaking.

The works will be shown in a limited edition of two prints and range in size from 15cm by 15cm to 30cm by 45cm.

The opening reception is on March 31 at 8.30pm.

Tan Ping at Art Basel Hong Kong

29 Mar 2018 to 31 Mar 2018

Regarded as one of the most influential contemporary artists of his generation and a central figure among Chinese abstract painters, Tan Ping’s latest solo exhibition at Art Basel Hong Kong is entitled, Seaming and Regenerating.
 
Tan is said to believe that his paintings generate a unique, site-specific bond between the work and its environment.

In 2016, Tan was invited to start his Overspreading series at the Helmhaus Zürich museum in Switzerland.

Between Abstraction and Figuration

25 Mar 2018 to 25 Apr 2018

Between Abstraction and Figuration is a group exhibition featuring Yayat Suraya, Najib Bamadhaj, Yusof Majid, Fendy Zakri, Uswarman, Katirin, Tony Prove, Gusmen Hariadi, Riaz Ahmad Jamil. Fazrin Abd Rahman and Hana Zamri.

The exhibition is said to explore different approaches to painting through the works of Malaysian and Indonesian 

The works range in size from 50cm by 50cm to 153cm by 305cm and are priced from RM5,000 to RM50,000.

Dialectic Duo

17 Mar 2018 to 17 Apr 2018

Dialectic Duo is a joint-exhibition featuring abstract artists Benedetta Segala and M Shafarin Ghani.

In reference to the different cultural background of the two artists, the gallery's press release states, “there is no doubt that the meeting of foreign cultures will serve more in the long run to enrich both sides of the divide.” 

The works are said to attempt to breach the boundaries of time and geography.

The oil on canvas paintings range in size from 115cm by 90cm to 182cm by 247cm and are priced from RM3,000 to RM18,000.