8 Insightful Art Exhibitions To Catch This Month
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.
The Species of Spaces
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.
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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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
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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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
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
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.