Ooi Kok Chuen

Recent and archived articles by Ooi Kok Chuen

18 Dec 2011 | 12:00 AM

Engaging a community

WHAT does a tiny fishing community have to do with art? Well, everything, if you're talking about the Sasaran International Arts Festival, which opened at the obscure fishing village near Kuala Selangor on Dec 8, and ends today.

4 Dec 2011 | 12:00 AM

‘Afloat’ again

Artifacts, replicas and reconstructions are on show at a display that leads up to the 100th anniversary of the Titanic tragedy.

27 Nov 2011 | 12:00 AM

Art that matters

Culture, craft and contemporary techniques mark a regional competition that highlights issues relevant to the artists.

23 Oct 2011 | 12:00 AM

Consummate soul-catcher

The grand old man of Indonesian modern art is finally appearing on our shores.

7 Aug 2011 | 12:00 AM

Colourful modernist

A centennial show pays tribute to an artist who was constantly searching for a new idiom.

10 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

The medium’s message

The gargantuan paintings in this exhibition are certainly eye-catching but look beyond their size and you will see the intriguing ideas behind their creation.

6 Feb 2011 | 12:00 AM

Art gives a greater perspective on life

Living a creative life can feed the soul and provide a unique perspective.

2 Jan 2011 | 12:00 AM

Inspired by street life

TAN Choon Ghee, known for capturing the elusive moments of Penang street life in pearly watercolours, has died.

23 May 2010 | 12:00 AM

Bohemian rhapsody

Czech glass art doesn't just sparkle. It speaks - with humour, sensuous allure, and pure whimsy.

23 May 2010 | 12:00 AM

Lost art in the city

The award is just in terms of quantum and astute in circumventing the big question of restoration from a legal and practical viewpoint.