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COVER STORY
Feb 2018

Speedy Growth for Cruise Tourism

Along with it is the increase in the need for integrated planning.

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.

FEATURE
Aug 2017

Walking a Street of Art

Each painting tells a story at Bagan Luar's back alleys.

FEATURE
Aug 2017

More Amazing and Amusing Museums

Private museums offer an extra dimension to experiencing Penang’s history and heritage.

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
Apr 2017

Glimpses of Yayoi Kusama’s Art Universe

Meet the Grandmother of Funky Optical Pop Art.

PENANG PALETTE
Jan 2017

A Mountain is Much More than a Mountain

James Sum's dualistic and ambiguous works intrigue observers.

FEATURE
Jul 2016

Penang and Kuching Redefine Malaysia’s Urban Cool

The two cities are revitalising through the arts.

PENANG PALETTE
May 2016

An Ancient Art Form that Continues to Inspire

The Chinese brush genre survives – and evolves – in Malaysia.

PENANG PALETTE
Apr 2016

Enough to Please Most Eyes

The recently opened National Gallery Singapore aims to be a main player in the regional arts ecosystem.

COVER STORY
Jun 2015

Butterworth beckons A bright future awaits East Penang

Stepchild no more: Butterworth wants to climb out of George Town's shadow. We find out how it could do just that.

PROFILE
Nov 2014

Christine Das: Stroking animals to life

Penang-born artist Christine Das finds her passion in nature.

PENANG PALETTE
Oct 2014

Anuar Rashid is back... again... for now

Malaysian Art's prodigal son is back at his former brilliance, only much greater and with sublime consciousness.

FEATURE
Jun 2014

Every artist has a story to tell

Lim Wei-Ling, founder and director of Wei-Ling Gallery, gives some practical advice on art collecting.

PENANG PALETTE
Dec 2013

Abundant treasures in Penang Batik's Painting Museum

Batik has long since transitioned from a craft tradition to an art movement.

ALL OVER THE PLACE
Oct 2013

George Town remains young at heart

Young entrepreneurs give George Town a quirky edge.

PENANG PALETTE
May 2013

When in Rome...

Ooi Kok Chuen sits down with H.H. Lim, a Penang-raised artist based in Rome.

ADVERTORIAL
Feb 2013

Macalister Mansion – contemporary with a quirky twist

Macalister Mansion seamlessly melds heritage with contemporary design.

JUST A MINUTE
Oct 2011

Larger Than Life

A Lithuanian artist captures one of Penang's living heritage treasures on an Armenian Street wall.

PENANG PALETTE
Oct 2011

Eric Quah: A Beautiful Life

We profile the life and works of master painter Eric Quah.

PENANG PALETTE
Sep 2011

Living Life As Art

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

PENANG PALETTE
May 2011

Trying to unmask Khoo Sui Hoe

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

PENANG PALETTE
Feb 2011

Making future artists better

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

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
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.