Core Design Gallery has lately discovered a hidden talent, Husni Osman, whose artworks are mostly underground. Husni’s drawings and paintings are fresh, raw and mostly yet to be exhibited in any local galleries thus giving a different flavour to the current Malaysian art scene.
Written by: Scarlette Lee About Shafarin Ghani has a rather romantic side; he truly believes a work of art inevitably moves another human being. The artist felt that I was possibly the best person that understands him and his work enough to be the curator cum writer. Personally I took this challenge to bring out
About Husin Hourmain’s long route to fulltime painting began with studies in graphic design and photography. A lucrative career in advertising followed his graduation from the Malaysian Institute of Arts until he took up the brushes fulltime in 2003. His desire to be an artist was so strong that after eighteen years, working in advertising,
INTRODUCTION According to modern and contemporary art researcher Michelle Antoinette, “The history of modern art in Malaysia continues to cast its shadow over contemporary art practice and exhibition.” Perhaps this situation is rightly stated as it is true that contemporary art does not emerge from a vacuum but is partly a consequence of undertakings by
Written by: Elaine Loh A true rebel at heart…this is truly the epitome of the artist, Haafiz Shahimi and his art. A prodigy in his own genre, Haafiz Shahimi boldly introduces us to his art of print-making using pyrography. Pyrography defined as the art of decorating materials, normally wood with burnt marks through the controlled
Written by: Elaine Loh About Undeniably, Ong Oh Hup Hoe demonstrates the innovations and imaginations of a true artist, having worked with various forms of paintings ranging from abstract, figurative to landscape paintings. Being largely self-taught, Ong Oh Hup Hoe’s techniques exhibit a raw, unadulterated style. His paintings, expressed in oil, reflect his own brand
Written by: Elaine Loh About Raja Lope Rasydi is possibly one of the very prominent Malaysian contemporary artist in the field of anime. From a young age of 11 having participated in various art competitions throughout his teenage years, he truly demonstrated the natural talents of an aspiring artist. With a degree within the Arts