Saturday, January 15 · 5:00pm - 7:00pm
|Location||Penang State Art Gallery, Ground Floor, Dewan Sri Pinang, 10200, Penang|
SINOPSIS: SACRED STRUCTURES: ARTISTIC RENDITIONS OF HINDU TEMPLES
The art exhibition “Sacred Structures: Artistic Renditions of Hindu Temples” comprises of 100 works by 14 Malaysian artists of temples in South East Asia from a private collection. The collection started with 10 Malaysian artists producing 200 art works of Hindu temples in Malaysia and Singapore. The artists, all well known for the media in which they work, include... Long Thien Shih, Victor Chin, Chong Hon Fatt, Peter Liew, Lai Loong Sung, Tham Siew Inn, Jeganathan, Soh Chee Hui, Lee Weng Fatt and Pheh It Hao. Lee Weng Fatt, known for his renderings of old buildings produced works featuring 100 temples from all 13 states in Malaysia and the Federal Territories of Kuala Lumpur and Labuan. Works of all the 10 artists were shown at the Badan Warisan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur in 2007. A 228 page hard cover coffee table book titled “Sacred Structures: Artistic Renditions of Hindu Temples in Malaysia and Singapore” was published by Bluetoffee and launched at the National Art Gallery in Kuala Lumpur in August 2008. Art works that have been produced since the exhibition in 2007 are Lee Weng Fatt’s works of temples in Bali, Angkor and Vietnam, Long Thien Shih’s water colour paintings of a temple each in Singapore and Vietnam and Chong Hon Fatt’s new oil paintings of temples in Penang. This exhibition will introduce works of artists Stephen Menon, Maamor Jantan, Kelvin Chap and Hasnee Abdul Rahman who were not previously involved. The exhibition will be held between 12th January and 9th February 2011 at the Penang State Art Gallery in Dewan Sri Pinang. For more info call us at 04-2613144 now!