Hidden art gems found in University Malaya

In a recent report, an artistic treasured was ‘discovered’ within the realms of University Malaya, the oldest university in Malaysia. UM has been reviving the interest

The basics of buying art

The basics of buying art

So, you want to start collecting art. Where should you start? First and foremost, you must be aware that anyone can buy art. All you need

The AEIOU of Collecting Art

The AEIOU of Collecting Art

All art collectors share similar traits. Whether you are a veteran collector in the art scene or one who is seeking out to become one, you

Indonesian Arts

The Indonesian art scene is a very exciting industry. This is because Indonesia is predominantly known for its strong and multicultural community and hence the injection

Abstract Arts

Abstract Arts

Abstract art is one of the most common terms used in the art industry where it is used to depict a type of visual language which

Equator Academy of Art

Equator Academy of Art

Equator Academy of Art (EAA), commonly known as Equator was established in 1987. EAA is a private educational institution located in the Northern Region in Malaysia.

The 3As of sellable art

The 3As of sellable art

Art as many would tell you is very subjective. Some even say that art is something so subjective that there is no way you can define

What should you do during your opening?

What should you do during your opening?

As an artist, you will be involved with group and solo shows throughout your artistic career. While it is often regarded as an achievement or milestone

Common Misconceptions by artists

Being an artist is not that difficult. In fact, apart from having the right qualifications and such, one can be an artist with some talent and

Pricing your arts

As an artist, one of the biggest challenges in your creative career is in the pricing of your artwork. Where money is an influencing factor in

Glossary of Art Terms

A Abstract or abstraction – abstraction is the category of the modification of objects from its natural form and shape using the method of either simplifying

Living Arts Dance Studio

The Living Arts Dance Studio is a multi-arts performing arts centre for children and adults. Fondly know as LA, this multi-arts centre offers dancing and performing

Kuala Lumpur Photography Festival 2011

The Kuala Lumpur Photography Festival 2011 is set to take place in the nation’s capital and it would be one which is widely anticipated with photography


House of Matahati or known in short as HOM is one of Malaysia’s most prominent and established art movements. It is an independent art group which

Rumah Air Panas – RAP

Rumah Air Panas or known in short as RAP is an independent art movement which is aimed to provide the platform for Malaysian artists to nurture

International Art Expo Malaysia 2011

Scheduled to be held from October 28 to November 1 2011 at the Matrade Exhibition & Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur, the International Art Expo 2011 is one

Eco Film Festival 2011

As the name implies, the Eco Films Festival 2011 will be one which is filled with film screenings. So you can expect to be feasted with

Galeri Petronas

Galeri Petronas or Petronas Gallery is considered as one of the major and most prestigious art spaces in Malaysia. Owned and managed by national oil and

Rimbun Dahan

Rimbun Dahan is the brainchild of Hijjas Kasturi and his wife Angela. Hijjas is one of the most established and renowned architect in Malaysia where he



Established in 2009 by renowned curator Simon Soon and Sharon Chin, who is a visual artist, Arteri is generally a ‘virtual’ art movement which is involved


The Malaysian art scene is one of the most vibrant and fastest growing industries in Malaysia. This is because there is a need for balance in


MAP stands for Malaysian Art Platform. As its name implies, it is a platform used to promote the arts and culture of Malaysia to the general

Core Design Gallery

The Core Design Gallery is a unique art space and gallery which was originally a residential home. This is where one could appreciate contemporary art works

Kuala Lumpur Design Week 2011

The Kuala Lumpur Design Week is set to be held from 16 to 25 September 2011 and will be held around the Klang Valley through the

Galeri Seni Mutiara

Galeri Seni Mutiara

Galeri Seni Mutiara is a Penang based art gallery which is owned by Mr Koay Soo Kau. This is a prominent art space where it is

”I Believe” Benefit Concert

The ”I Believe” Benefit Concert will be held from the 12 to 13 September 2011 at the Dewan Sivik MBPJ. The concert will start from 7.30pm

Disney Fine Arts Malaysia

Disney Fine Arts

The Collectors’ Editions is the global publisher of Disney Fine Art which is a officially licensed by the Walt Disney Company, one of the most distinguished

Hong Kong Art Fair 2011

The 2011 Hong Kong Art Fair took place recently and this time around, there was a much larger crowd due t the increased number of participants

A2 Gallery

A2 Gallery

The A2 Gallery was established on 2007 by Alfred and Jeff, who are artists themselves. The gallery is located at Bangkok Lane in Penang and is

12 Art Space

12 Art Space

The uniquely named 12 Art Space, which is known in short as 12 is located at Setapak since it was launched in January 2007. The location

Valentine Willie Fine Art

Valentine Willie Fine Art

Valentine Willie Fine Art (VWFA) is widely regarded as one of the most established and most popular commercial art galleries in Malaysia and Singapore. Founded in

The Art Case Gallery

The Art Case Gallery

The Art Case Gallery is an established contemporary art gallery in Malaysia. It operates from its space from the convenient and prestigious location in Ampang in

The Art Gallery Penang

The Art Gallery Penang is one of the most established art galleries in Penang which was founded by Dato Dr Tan Chee Khuan and his late

Artseni Gallery

Artseni Gallery

Founded by Phillip Wong, the Artseni Gallery was established in 2005 with a vision to promote the awareness of art among Malaysians as well as abroad.

Buying your art supplies

Buying your art supplies

Whether you are an established or an aspiring artist, you will need to know where to go in order to get your art supplies. In fact,

Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia

The Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia is one of the best places to go if one is interested in the development of Islamic art in Malaysia as

Five Arts Centre

The Five Arts Centre is an establishment made up of a group of artists and producers in Malaysia. It was formed in 1984 and was aimed

Malaysian Institute of Art

The Malaysian Institute of Art or MIA is one of the oldest art institutions in Malaysia. It is a private institution of higher learning which was

The Contemporary Art Scene of Malaysia

Malaysia has a very healthy and competitive art scene, more so if it involves contemporary art. In saying this, contemporary art could be very subjective as

MyDance Festival 2011

For dance lovers, come 9th to 25th September, the MyDance Festival 2011 will be on. This is a 3 week event presented by the MyDance Alliance

Cartoon! By Indiclinelive!

Starting August 18 to 20 and then from August 23 to 27 is the Cartoon play presented by Indiclinelive!. To be staged at klpac (Kuala Lumpur

What type of art to buy?

What type of art to buy?

Before deciding what type of art you want to buy there are a few factors that you must consider. The most important element would of course

Bars and Bedrooms

Perhaps one of the most cutting edge plays to come out of Malaysian theater Bars and Bedrooms take on an intimate snapshot of the society using

Charcoal Painting

Charcoal  is a black residue produced as a result of slow pyrolysis with the  heating of sugar, bone char, wood and other substances due to lack

Oil Painting

Oil  painting is the art of painting with oils. A method of painting using  pigments bounded with drying oil or linseed oil, the technique was first

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