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PENANG PALETTE
Sep 2017

Bridging Distance and Ideology through Art

The Malaysia-China art blend is a harmonious affair.

PENANG PALETTE
Aug 2017

Remembering Tan Choon Ghee in Ink and Watercolour

His large collection is now at the Penang State Art Gallery.

PENANG PALETTE
Jul 2017

Tribute to a Visionary Virtuoso

John Lee Joo-for was one of the greatest acts in post-Independence Malaysian art.

PENANG PALETTE
Jun 2017

Wandering Souls in a Forbidden Land

A tribute to the late Malaysian artist Zulkifli Mohd Dahalan.

PENANG PALETTE
Jan 2017

A Mountain is Much More than a Mountain

James Sum's dualistic and ambiguous works intrigue observers.

EVENTS
Jan 2017

Events

Events January 2017

FEATURE
Sep 2016

Hearing the Painting Before Seeing it

Poetry and art go hand-in-hand in "Reading Art".

PENANG PALETTE
Sep 2016

Working a Wonderful World

Sculptor Anthony Lau has an insatiable thirst for the unknown.

PENANG PALETTE
Jun 2016

Bull Market for South-East Asian Art

The South-East Asian art market bears watching.

PENANG PALETTE
Oct 2015

Loving the art and the artist

For some artists, Cupid struck at the first brushstroke.

PENANG PALETTE
Aug 2015

Taking water and colours to new heights

Meet Chang Fee Ming, a game-changer known for pushing the parameters of his art.

PENANG PALETTE
May 2015

So much of Ismail Hashim to unpack or repack

A tribute? A retrospective? Or an archival reconnaissance lab test? The Unpack/ Repack exhibition on the late Ismail Hashim definitely pushes the envelope.

PENANG PALETTE
Dec 2014

The difficult art of raising artists

With the recent reunion of staff and students of the Kuala Lumpur College of Art, which closed down in 2002, Ooi Kok Chuen examines the realities of art education in Malaysia.

PENANG PALETTE
Nov 2014

An explosion of art shows

With the whole country engulfed in celebrations of art festivals and related art affairs, Malaysia seems to be having an art-tastic year.

PENANG PALETTE
Apr 2014

Top 12 earners at art auctions

Who are the artists that rake in the dough today?

PENANG PALETTE
Jan 2014

Art goes far beyond simple imaging

This month, we shine the spotlight on the low profile C. K. Tan.

PENANG PALETTE
Oct 2012

Art auctions are the new stock market

2012 is a banner year for art auctions in Malaysia.

PENANG PALETTE
Sep 2012

Sex, truths and photographs

Ismail Hashim challenges the fastpaced world of modern photography.

PENANG PALETTE
Jun 2012

Sketch where you stand

Quietly but surely, Urban Sketchers Penang is making its mark.

PENANG PALETTE
Feb 2012

Chew Teng Beng - A pioneering artist and teacher

Dr Chew's success in the US has not stopped him from returning to Penang.

PENANG PALETTE
Dec 2011

Bringing brilliance to heritage buildings

New art spaces are popping up in Penang, but can the state take advantage of this energy?

PENANG PALETTE
Jul 2011

Toya: Stretching batik to its limits

At 68, batik painter Toya is still pushing himself and his art. But he may end up being the last of his kind.

PENANG PALETTE
Mar 2011

Being a part of what you paint

We pay tribute to the memory of one of Penang’s greatest heritage artists.

PENANG PALETTE
Feb 2011

Making future artists better

Tay Mo-Leong has no plans to rest on his laurels

PENANG PALETTE
Oct 2010

New life for old masters?

There is still value to be found in the works of art’s old masters.

PENANG PALETTE
Sep 2010

What now, after Teng (Sr)?

The descendents of the late, great Chuah Thean Teng have carved out reputations as talented artists in their own right.

PENANG PALETTE
Jul 2010

Nirmala’s last wish

A dying Nirmala Dutt Shanmughalingam struggles to finish her final paintings in praise of her God.

PENANG PALETTE
Jun 2010

Birdmen of Penang

Penang’s bird artists lament the decrease in the island’s bird population.

PENANG PALETTE
Apr 2010

A focus on female artists

We take a look at some female artists with strong connections to Penang, and how art can bring comfort and fulfilment.

PHOTO ESSAY
Mar 2010

Suffolk House-keeping

After decades of neglect, Suffolk House has been restored to its former glory.

PENANG PALETTE
Dec 2009

Penang art: Chance, renewal and sustenance

The Penang art scene is an aging one. The time has come for a renaissance.