Ooi Kok Chuen

Recent and archived articles by Ooi Kok Chuen

28 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM

Contemporary art practices

What's with an 'art work' that involves carrying a kampung house down a road? Welcome to the weird and wonderful world of contemporary art in Malaysia, covered thoroughly in this significant book.

14 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM

Local faces in Venice

Two artists with Malaysian roots are flying high in the international art scene.

10 Mar 2013 | 12:00 AM

Shaping the future

There is no shortage of newcomers to provide a new focus and perspective on culture and the arts. But are they original enough?

23 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM

Latiff Mohidin comes full circle with Serangga

An eagerly awaited exhibition finds one of Malaysias great artists in playful mood and top form as the mark-maker and the iconoclast, and the poet of small and invisible things.

9 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM

Art auction: Some hits but mostly sombre showing

Record sales for some works, but generally sombre showing at art auction.

4 Nov 2012 | 12:00 AM

Momentum continues unabated for Malaysian art auction scene

The Malaysian art auction scene continues unabated. Will the momentum last?

26 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

Props at work

By playing with the visible and invisible, Ahmad Zakii Anwar creates tension in images that are open to interpretation.

15 Apr 2012 | 12:00 AM

Grandeur and finery

The travelling show from the Aga Khan Museum presents functional items and devotional paeans.

25 Mar 2012 | 12:00 AM

Motley talents

Keep on eye on the new generation of artists in this three-decade-old society.

18 Dec 2011 | 12:00 AM

Enamoured with art

Paris, the city of love and often, heartbreak, inspires a veteran who thrives on dualism.