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Archive for March, 2008

A Visual Account of 24-Hour of 2007 Penang Black & White Photography

Posted by ngwoonlam on March 25, 2008

Dear friends:
You are cordially invited to the 1 day exhibition of
“A Visual Account of 24-Hour of 2007” Penang
Black & White Photography Exhibition by 40 Penang photographers,
Penang Photography
at The Gallery @ Little Penang Street Market
supported by Community_Works
Date: 30 Mar 2008 (Sun)
Time: 9am – 4pm
to view the works online, please visit:

Regards,

Ch’ng Kiah Kiean

nyfc@kakidesign.com

www.kakidesign.com

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Chang Fee Ming – Mekong Exploring the Source Asia Exhibition 2008

Posted by lokintosh on March 25, 2008

Chang Fee Ming - Mekong Exploring the Source Asia Exhibition

Malaysian Watercolour Artist Chang Fee Ming has been continuing his work on the Mekong river which leads up to China. This new body of works will be shown as a touring exhibition to Malaysia, China and Singapore. Click here for more details on the exhibition.

5 March – 5 April, 2008
Valentine Willie Fine Art
1st Floor, 17 Jalan Telawi 3,
Bangsar Baru, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
www.vwfa.net
30 May – 15 June 2008
Vanessa Art Link
798 Art District, Block A 05-012
2 Jiuxiangqiao Road, Chaoyang Distrcit, Beijing 100015, China
www.vanessaartlink.com
5 – 26 July 2008
Valentine Willie Fine Art Singapore
HT Contemporary Space
39 Keppel Road
Tanjong Pagar Distripark #02-04
Singapore 089065
www.vwfa.net

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Malaysian Watercolour Society (MWS) Annual Exhibition 2008

Posted by lokintosh on March 25, 2008

The MWS (Malaysian Watercolour Society) returns to NN Gallery for their annual group exhibition – this time with more members participating. NN Gallery is proud to present the Malaysian Watercolour Society’s (formerly known as Malaysian Watercolour Organisation) Annual 2008 Exhibition from 23rd March till 15th April 2008 at NN Gallery.

NN Gallery

Venue: NN Gallery Sdn. Bhd.
53A & 56 Jalan Sulaiman 1, Taman Ampang Hilir,
68000 Ampang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Date: 23rd March 2008 – 15th April 2008,

Time: 9am-6m Mon-Sat, Closed Sun & Public Holiday

Telephone: (603) 4270 6588  Fax: (603) 4270 3357

Malaysian Watercolour Society is the most active art group in Malaysia. The inclusion of many new members since last year has guaranteed a record number of participating MWS members and 88 number of artworks for this year’s show. Over 40 MWS artists are set to showcase their latest works ranging from portraiture, scenic landscapes and images depicting everyday life , market scenes and fishing villages, flora and fauna as well as some stylized abstract works.

The MWO members are some of the most accomplished watercolourists in the country, with illustrious members who have long dedicated their art to champion the medium.

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Modern Art society Singapore MASS Annual Art exhibition 2008 新加坡现代画会2008常年展

Posted by ngwoonlam on March 20, 2008

Modern Art society Singapore MASS Annual Art exhibition 2008

新加坡现代画会2008常年展

Opening:

Guset of Honour

Mr. Kwok Kian Chow

Director Singapore Art Museum

22 Mar 2008, Sat 3pm

The ARTrium

140 Hill Street, MICA Building

Exhibition period, 23 — 30 Mar 2008

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Singapore Fine Art, Oil Paintings by Koeh Sia Yong

Posted by ngwoonlam on March 12, 2008

Koeh Sia Yong 许锡勇, Singapore 2nd generation artist.

His oil paintings are collected by Singapore Art Musuem (SAM) and Singapore History Musuem. His artworks represent one of the most important period in Singapore Art History.

He is represented by Li Fine Art Gallery

Mr. Koeh Sia Yong was interviewed by Singapore Art Museum. He was the last president of Equator Art Society

KOEH Sia Yong
A key artist in Singapore representing the second generation Singapore Art.
His works are collected by Singapore Art Museum and Singapore History Museum.
Balinese girl Bali Island Singapore Impressionist Oil Painting
24″x20″
Oil on Canvas
SGD8,000
Born in 1938 and graduated from the Nanyang Academy of Fine Art. Since then he has undertaken his exploration in the art world for over fifty years. Known for his unique artistic style and excellent painting techniques, today he is one of the outstanding and highly collected artists in Singapore.In the 70s, Koeh was an art editor working for children Art Magazine, a part of the Xinzhou Newspaper’s weekend issue.During the 80s, as a specially appointed graphic artist of Nanyang Business Newspaper, he produced a large number of political cartoons, magazine covers and illustrations. In addition, he was also engaged in exhibitions and events. He had successfully held many solo and group exhibitions and published two catalogues “Koeh Sia Yong Cartoons” and “Koeh Sia Yong’s Paintings”.
Koeh’s oil paintings are diverse in subject matters. The realistic and expressive approaches are two major characteristics of his work. Many of his figure paintings describe the indigenous conditions and customs of Bali Island, Indonesia. His brushes capture the wavy figures of Bali women. Rich and intensive colors presented the touching scene of Bali ladies’ singing and dancing as well as their traditional costumes and hair decorations.Koeh’s landscape paintings usually depict scenes of the Singapore River, old streets, temples and volcanoes etc. Through the bold and unrestrained brush strokes, the artist not only represented objects realistically, but also expressed his inner feelings as well.
Balinese girl Bali Island Singapore Impressionist Oil Painting
32″x24″
Oil on Canvas
SGD8,000
Historical Singapore River
36″x24″
Oil on Canvas
SGD15,000
Tropical Coconut Tree
40″x30″
Oil on Canvas
SGD5,000
Koeh has mastered good techniques in the application of color and light. Contrasting colors such as yellow and purple, red and green, blue and orange, appeared often in his works. By employing complementary colors to coincide with these bright colors, the artist created a vibrant, gorgeous and yet refined visual effect in his oil paintings.During the creation process, Koeh always spends time in observing and producing the subtle changes of color tones, light and shades. And through his thorough study, his finishing touches help bring the works to life. For example, in one of his works, the artist applied a slight tone of red on the black surfaces, which perfectly pictured the Indonesian young girl’s dark brown skin under the sunlight.
In Koeh’s landscape painting, various treatments can be observed. He likes to use bold, heavy and dark outlines to depict Singapore old street scenes while using thinner, lighter and more vivid colors to reflect the spirit of modern Singapore.
Sunflowers
24″x24″
Oil on Canvas
SGD4,000
Banana Tree
48″x48″
Oil on Canvas
SGD6,000
In conclusion, Koeh’s paintings enable viewers to experience the rich cultural scenes of South East Asia and its people, the sunny weather, blue sky and flourishing tropical forest etc. Currently, Koeh is still pursuing his unique individual style in order to capture his passion for life and nature.
Singapore River
11″x14″
Oil on Canvas
SGD1,000

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Singapore New Art Gallery, Li Fine Art

Posted by ngwoonlam on March 11, 2008

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Watercolor on Paper by Singapore Artist Tong Chin Sye Oil on Canvas by Singapore Oil Painter Koeh Sia Yong Oil on Linen by Ng Woon Lam MFA NWS Singapore Watercolour Society
Oil on Canvas by Tong Chin Sye Singapore Watercolour Artist Oil on Canvas by Koeh Sia Yong Singapore second generation artist Watercolor on Paper by Ng Woon Lam MFA NWS Singapore Oil Painter

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