Art Exhibitions in KL: October 2019

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While you gear up for the big end of the year party, here are some art exhibitions to help you maintain your connection to the world and your own internal universe!

Interwoven Terrains – Yau Bee Ling

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Yau Bee Ling, Living Pond (2019), Oil and sand medium on canvas, 153cm x 152cm (Diptych), Image courtesy of Wei-Ling Gallery

Her fourth solo exhibition in her 25-year career as a full-time artist, Malaysian painter Yau Bee Ling documents a map of her inner soul, of mental and physical shifts she has experienced thus far. Interwoven Terrains collectively showcases her turning points in life, and the universes each moment has created. Radiating strong and positive energy, her pieces are to encourage and open your senses of space and time while still relating to natural creation and her own emotions as a person, a woman, a mother, and an artist.

Please call +60322828323/ +60322601106 or email: [email protected] for more information

Dates: 25th September – 3rd November 2019
Hours: 11am – 7pm (Tuesday to Sunday)
Location: Wei-Ling Contemporary, RT01, Sixth Floor, The Gardens Mall, 59200, Kuala Lumpur
Website: Tied

Female Faces and Sustainable Cities

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Our own University Teknologi Malaysia and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology USA’s collaboration on a Malaysia Sustainable Cities Program (MSCP) has brought together an exhibition on the development efforts in Malaysia. Women of Malaysia acting as agents of change in support of this initiative will also be honoured. The exhibit will feature a variety of physical, auditory, and immersive ‘artifacts’ focusing on sustainability in Malaysian major cities. Workshops for children and teens will also be available for educational exposure to the process of green building.

Dates: 8th October – 13th November
Hours: 10am – 6pm (Monday to Sunday)
Location: National Art Gallery, No. 2, Jalan Temerloh, Off Jalan Tun Razak,
53200 Kuala Lumpur
Website: Green

Art Expo Malaysia 2019

Presenting 60 reputable art galleries across 15 countries in the world, Art Expo Malaysia (AEM) returns for its 13th edition with a whopping 1,500 artworks. As one of the most prestigious and longest running international art fairs for the region of Southeast Asia, the AEM proudly offers artists and art lovers a refreshing take on exhibition presentation and the spreading the appreciation of art. This gigantic exhibition will take place at MATRADE Exhibition and Convention Centre (MECC), and tickets are already available via their Facebook event page

Dates: 11th – 13th October 2019
Hours: 11.30am – 9pm (11th and 12th), 11.30am – 7.30pm (13th)
Location: MATRADE Exhibition and Convention Centre (MECC), Kuala Lumpur, Jalan Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Website: World art

Planet Shangri-La – Justin Lim

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Presenting 12 new paintings of the acrylic medium, artist Justin Lim continues delving into the various depictions of Utopia throughout history and art to create pieces centred around the human psyche and social history. His keen sensitivity of colour brings the Eastern and Western depictions of paradise to new heights, and his sense of melancholy in depicting landscapes untouched by man helps us imagine what a world that is non-human-infested could look like.

Dates: 11th – 26th October 2019
Hours: 10am -7pm (Tuesday – Saturday)
Location: Richard Koh Fine Art, 229, Jalan Maarof, Bukit Bandaraya, Bangsar 59000, Kuala Lumpur
Website: Mythology


Membayang Maksud

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As Malaysia’s most prolific post-modern artist, this collection of the late Ismail Zain’s works are considered to be a true in-depth look into the electronic and digital art master. Delving into his heritage and original influence of fables and poetry, many organisations including the National Art Gallery, Fergana Art, Family Collection, Malaysia Airline System (MAS), Yayasan Ilham, and Encik Pakhruddin Sulaiman’s Collection have come together to present his lifelong works

Dates: 27th August – 17th November 2019
Hours: 10am – 6pm (Daily)
Location: Balai Seni Negara, No. 2 Jalan Temerloh Off Jalan Tun Razak, 53200 Kuala Lumpur
Website: Meaning

Every month, we put up a list of art exhibitions that take place in Kuala Lumpur. Have you seen some of the ones we featured in September 2019?

If you would like to share about an upcoming art exhibition in KL, drop an email to our staff writer, Sarah Anne at [email protected].

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