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PENANG PALETTE
Nov 2017

Alma Mater to Master Artists

The Malaysian Institute of Art has churned out countless talents.The Malaysian Institute of Art has churned out countless talents.

FEATURE
Nov 2017

The Art of Developing Balik Pulau

The once-sleepy village is abuzz with new attractions.

PENANG PALETTE
Sep 2017

Bridging Distance and Ideology through Art

The Malaysia-China art blend is a harmonious affair.

PENANG PALETTE
Apr 2017

Glimpses of Yayoi Kusama’s Art Universe

Meet the Grandmother of Funky Optical Pop Art.

PENANG PALETTE
Mar 2017

Art Fairs Faring Fairly Well

Despite economic headwinds, Art Stage Singapore 2017 was a subdued success.

PENANG PALETTE
Feb 2017

Art That Found Immortality in 2016

It was a year of bereavement in the world of art.

PENANG PALETTE
Dec 2016

Still Promoting Art After All These Years

Art Expo Malaysia 2016 might be leaner, but it did not disappoint.

PENANG PALETTE
Oct 2016

Fired by the Charm of Ceramics

A series of contemporary ceramic exhibitions in recent months has reignited interest in the art.

PENANG PALETTE
Sep 2016

Working a Wonderful World

Sculptor Anthony Lau has an insatiable thirst for the unknown.

BEGINNINGS
Sep 2016

The Evolution of Gurney Drive and Its Name

Did you know that the popular promenade was almost renamed “Pantai Merdeka”?

STATISTICS
Aug 2016

The Arts in Numbers

The figures on arts-related societies and arts and humanities education.

PENANG PALETTE
Dec 2015

Calmness caught in epic colours

Syed Thajudeen – artist, philosopher, poet and magician – returns with a grand flourish.

PENANG PALETTE
Oct 2015

Loving the art and the artist

For some artists, Cupid struck at the first brushstroke.

PENANG PALETTE
Sep 2015

Paris – Source of inspiration for local artists

The city of romance is also the muse to many Malaysian artists.

PENANG PALETTE
Jan 2015

Springtime for art biennales

Watch out: huge festivals are taking place all over the globe.

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
Aug 2014

Time for Asean art to flourish

The regional art scene may be lacking in terms of shared identity consciousness, but things are certainly changing.

COVER STORY
Jul 2014

Is the nursing profession in good health?

Nurses play an indispensable role in society, but they are leaving the country by the droves. In spite of this, oddly enough, Malaysia also faces an overabundance of nursing graduates. What then is the state of the local nursing profession?

PENANG PALETTE
Jun 2013

The festival may be back, but it's no repeat

George Town Festival is back, and promises to be much more spectacular than the last.

PENANG PALETTE
Feb 2013

In Awed Appreciation of PAGO-PAGO

Artist Latiff Mohidin is honoured through an extensive exhibition that mirrors his life.

PENANG PALETTE
Oct 2012

Art Auctions are the New Stock Market

2012 is a banner year for art auctions in Malaysia.

PENANG PALETTE
Nov 2011

Promise of a Renaissance

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

PENANG PALETTE
Sep 2011

Living Life As Art

Ooi Kok Chuen pays tribute to the late Datuk Syed Ahmad Jamal. 

PENANG PALETTE
Jun 2011

Malihom–Arty Resort And Affluent Refuge

PEM takes a trip to the Malihom ecosanctuary, where artists can take a break, enjoy the scenery and do what they do best: create art.

PENANG PALETTE
May 2011

Trying to unmask Khoo Sui Hoe

Celebrating the life and career of a celebrated and enigmatic Penang artist.

FEATURE
Dec 2010

A Short History of The Khoo Kongsi

While the Khoo Kongsi building is a well-known tourist attraction, its history is not widely known.

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