Promise of things to come

By Ooi Kok Chuen

February 2010 PENANG PALETTE
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Release by Tan Kai Sheuan, 80x80cm, oil on canvas.
Who in their twenties show promise and look like they can go the distance in the art sphere and not burn out for lack stamina or substance?WHO ARE the emerging art stars of Penang? It's a tough call looking for artists in their twenties who have managed to show pizzazz, daring and redoubtable skills while still in their formative years. I mean those who already show oodles of outstanding quality in the concept, treatment and style of their works, with...

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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.