Do not go...

08 Aug 2018 to 01 Sep 2018

Do Not Go Into The Mist Do Not Go Back To The Dark Do Not Stand Still is a solo exhibition by Malaysian artist Chong Kim Chiew.

Parisian prints by Zakii and Jai

28 Jul 2018

Stoned in Paris is a joint-exhibition featuring the works of Malaysian contemporary artists, Ahmad Zakii Anwar and Jalaini Abu Hassan.

The exhibition comprises prints that were made at the historic Idem workshop in Paris.

The exhibition catalogue explains that, “In February 2018, [Ahmad Zakii and Jailani] were invited by Antoine Fremon, manager of Hylergon Collection/Fumanart to work at [the] Idem lithography workshop in Paris.”

Kopi Susu, A Journey Through 80 Photographs

04 Aug 2018 to 09 Aug 2018

Kopi Susu, A Journey Through 80 Photographs is a solo exhibition by Soraya Yusof Talismail.

Supported by Khazanah Nasional Berhad, the exhibition comprises a total of 80 silver gelatin prints. The sizes are 41cm by 31cm and they are priced at RM5,000 each.

Alongside the prints - which are from Khazanah’s collection - large wall prints as well as free-hanging images on acrylic panels will be exhibited.

Four decades of Lee Long Looi

10 Aug 2018 to 31 Aug 2018

The exhibition, 4 Decades: Masterworks by Lee Long Looi, will feature 19 works dating from 1975 to 2018.

In the catalogue, Lee is credited as having taught New York-based Malaysian printmaker and painter, Eng Tay, in secondary school.

It adds that Lee’s works are a response to his environment.

The works range in medium from batik effects on rice paper or cloth to acrylic and watercolour paintings.

They range in size from 14cm by 16cm to 130cm by 68cm and are priced from RM3,000 to RM28,000.

Pago Pago comes home

12 Aug 2018 to 30 Dec 2018

Fresh off the success of Latiff Mohidin: Pago Pago (1960-1969) at Centre Pompidou in Paris, the exhibition now comes to Malaysia at Ilham Gallery.


The exhibition is a collaborative effort between National Gallery Singapore and Musée National d'Art Moderne - Centre Pompidou and Ilham Gallery.


The opening reception is on August 11 at 6pm.

Rising Sun in Malaysia

24 Jul 2018 to 14 Aug 2018

Chinese artist Sun Xun holds his first solo exhibition in Malaysia.

The self-titled exhibition comprises watercolour and drawings on light-boxes and stop-motion animation works that incorporate woodcut techniques.

The works range in size from 29cm by 21cm to 80cm by 60cm. Prices are not published as a request from the artist.

The gallery’s press release touts Sun as one of China’s most talented and rising artists.

National flag bearers

23 Jul 2018 to 24 Sep 2018

Teh Tarik with the Flag is a group exhibition featuring 14 Malaysiana artists. They are Anurendra Jegadeva, Cheng Yen Pheng, Chong Kim Chiew, Choy Chun Wei, Fauzan Omar, Hamidi Hadi, Hasnul Jamal Saidon, Hayati Mokhtar, HH Lim, Ivan Lam, Rajinder Singh, Sean Lean, Sulaiman Esa and Yau Bee Ling.

State of Tranquility

20 Jul 2018 to 25 Jul 2018

Singaporean Chinese ink painter Tan Chin Boon’s first solo exhibition is entitled, State of Tranquility.


The exhibition comprises over 40 paintings and 120 seal-carvings that are said to be a result of over four decades of practice and mastery.


The sizes of the paintings range from 33cm by 33cm to 48cm by 138cm and are priced from S$500 to S$1,880.


The seal carvings range in price from S$380 to S$1,500.

Two Houses in Singapore

21 Jul 2018 to 10 Oct 2018

Two Houses is an exhibition featuring works from the collections of Dr John Chia and Yeap Lam Yang.

Based in Singapore, both Chia and Yeap are said to have assembled significant collections of contemporary art over 20 and 30 years, respectively.

If I say it’s True Seven Times.

20 Jul 2018 to 04 Aug 2018

Myanmar artist Moe Satt’s latest solo exhibition is entitled, If I say it’s True Seven Times.

In a statement, he references a line in the song Yaung Zin Khun Na Thwe (a spectrum of seven colours), “If I say it’s [the] truth seven times….”

Inspired by the line, Moe Satt created seven artworks to “illustrate [his] boyhood during the later stages of Ma Sa La (Burmese Way to Socialism) and the entire [governing] period of Na Wa Ta (State Law and Order Restoration Council).”

The artist poses questions, are we truthful?