Of Women Artists and Their Art

By Ooi Kok Chuen

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Male dominance permeates all aspects of society. This is more obvious in some areas than others. In the world of art, this dominance seems to have been weaker than in most other fields of human activity... at least if we judge by how many of Malaysia’s prominent artists are women.Yap YuDan, who is also known for 4x4 expeditions to Africa and South America, is adept at both Chinese brush paintings and Western paintings.In this era of the Super Woman, the...

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Ooi Kok Chuen

is an art-writer and journalist, and the author of MAHSURI: A Legend Reborn (Ooi Peeps Publishing), an adult contemporary fantasy “movel” (a novel conceived as a mock movie) spun from a local legend.