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8 Insightful Art Exhibitions To Catch This Month

8 Insightful Art Exhibitions To Catch This Month
By Tania Jayatilaka
March 13, 2019
Take time out of your busy week to enjoy the arts with these 8 eclectic art shows around the Klang Valley and beyond!

Affect Nusantara

Photo: Courtesy of Artcube Gallery
Photo: Courtesy of Artcube Gallery

Now till March 15, 2019

If you haven’t already paid a visit to Artcube Gallery at the Intermark, then make your way there this week to catch Affect Nusantara, a charity art show curated by Zena Khan featuring words by acclaimed Malaysian artists like Zulkifli Yusoff, Shooshie Sulaiman, Ahmad Fuad Osman, Eng Hwee Chu and more. A portion of the proceeds from this show will be used to help the victims of the Palu and Lombok earthquake and tsunami of 2018.

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The Species of Spaces

Photo: Courtesy of Suma Orientalis
Photo: Courtesy of Suma Orientalis

Now till March 17, 2019

Scribbles, half-removed stickers and vandalism: The oft-overlooked segments of public spaces steal the spotlight in this eye-opening photography exhibition by award-winning Chong Kok Choon, who examines the concerted mark-making that shapes these spaces in a world that’s developing more rapidly than ever before. For more information, visit sumaorientalis.com or call 03-7955 7111.

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Victress Niche

"Guilt" Oil painting by Raimi Sani. (Photo: Courtesy of G13 Gallery)
"Guilt" Oil painting by Raimi Sani. (Photo: Courtesy of G13 Gallery)

Now till March 16, 2019

Exploring the complicated relationship between Malaysian female artists and the stylistic dogmas that are upon impressed upon them, this group exhibition at G13 Gallery features the work of 9 aspiring Malaysian artists, Alexandra Hon, Alicia Lau, Amy Nazira, Eryn, Liew Mei Toong, Raimi Sani, Trixie Tan, Yim Yen Sum, and Yuki Tham. Click here for more information about the exhibition.

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FAUX

Photo: Wei-Ling Contemporary
Photo: Wei-Ling Contemporary

Now till April 2, 2019

Renowned Malaysian artist Ivan Lam draws the line between existence and illusion of absolute reality in this compelling series of 9 still life oil-paintings. FAUX is open to the public from Tuesdays to Sundays (11am to 7pm) at Wei-Ling Contemporary. Click here for more information.

International Women’s Day Art Jam

Photo: The Refinery/Facebook
Photo: The Refinery/Facebook

March 24, 2019

More #IWD2019-themed art events? Head to The Refinery on March 24 to join the International Women’s Day Art Jam, hosted by MY Women Legal Council Association for an fun afternoon of paintings and browsing through an exhibition of artworks and handmade crafts by female artists. Click here to book your slot.

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Superfold

Photo: A+ Works of Art/Facebook
Photo: A+ Works of Art/Facebook

March 14 – April 6, 2019

Presented by A+ Works of Art is this mind-bending art exhibition featuring the sculptures of Thai artist Tawatchai Puntusawasdi, who has participated in the 2018 Bangkok Biennale and events at the National Gallery Singapore. Displaying the artist’s talent for working with metal and organic materials, the exhibition will feature sketches, metal plate etchings and other unusual artworks followed by a talk by curator Vipash Purichanont.

These Things We Do

"Carapace I", a combination of steel and a mannequin arm, by Joshua Kane Gomes. (Photo: Courtesy of Richard Koh Fine Art)
"Carapace I", a combination of steel and a mannequin arm, by Joshua Kane Gomes. (Photo: Courtesy of Richard Koh Fine Art)

March 14-30, 2019

Look out for Joshua Kane Gomes’ first solo exhibition at Richard Koh Fine Art this March, featuring 11 astounding works of art that creatively broach the subjects of loneliness, vulnerability and our primal need as humans to seek out one another. More information can be found here.

Bonus: Ron Galimam Solo Exhibition

Sabahan artist Ron Galimam. (Photo: ITB Berlin/Facebook)
Sabahan artist Ron Galimam. (Photo: ITB Berlin/Facebook)

Now till May 7, 2019

Inspired by the Kinabatangan landscape, the seaviews of Sipadan and the stories of East Malaysia, Sabahan artist Ron Galimam has laboured over the 59 vibrant paintings in this special solo exhibition at the Sabah Art Gallery. Definitely worth a visit if you're planning on visiting Kota Kinabalu in the next few months. Visit www.sabahartgallery.com for more information.   

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