Up until this week, I had never heard of David Hockney. “Preposterous,” I hear you huffing. “How can you not know one of the most influential British artists of modern times?” Well, pardon me for being an uncultured swine, but while I like and appreciate art, it’s not exactly necessary knowledge for me to pay my bills. So yeah. But I digress. To the uninitiated, … Continue reading Who Is David Hockney and Why Is His Latest Work Getting Dragged by Londoners?
Ever heard of art jamming? It’s kinda like music jamming where people come together for an impromptu jam session, but with art. You rent an easel and art materials, and then you’re free to draw and paint whatever you want. Art jams are becoming more popular, and there are numerous art ‘cafes’ and studios in the Klang Valley where you can unleash your inner Picasso. … Continue reading Art Jamming @ Yorokobi Art Cafe, Seri Petaling
This post is a bit overdue, but I thought I’d share it with you guys anyway. The fam and I were having lunch at The Row in KL, which is basically a collection of shophouses that have been repurposed into chic cafes, eateries and artsy spaces. From the window of our resto, we spotted a bunch of balloons bobbing and floating around next door. Curious, we … Continue reading Andy Warhol: Social Circus Exhibition
The art scene in Malaysia is a small but growing one – and thankfully there are places like mapkl in Publika which offer a platform for veteran and budding artists to showcase their talent to the world. Was in the mall for an event, so H & I dropped by for a quick peek. It’s my first time here. The space has open ceilings with … Continue reading mapkl Art Gallery @ Publika, KL
Have you guys heard of ‘Sketchy Stories’? If you haven’t, you should check it out – especially if you love doodling. The artwork posted on SS’ social media accounts are especially stunning: with its child-like creativity, meticulous attention for detail and quirky subjects. Anyway, imagine how excited I was when I heard that the man behind Sketchy Stories – a 23 y/o Filipino illustrator by … Continue reading Meeting the Doodler of Sketchy Stories – Kerby Rosanes
For a small country, Malaysia has tonnes of artistic talent – talent that is not always given deserving exposure. It would be great to raise awareness outside of the tightly-knit art community and more among the general public on their works, which is why I enjoy going to art exhibition assignments I recently attended one that is currently being held at The Refinery Art Gallery, … Continue reading Inspiration II – Art Exhibition @ The Refinery, Sentul