2014年10月5日星期日

Painting Kedah’s padi fields

Painting Kedah’s padi fields

VIBRANT colours leap from the paintings adorning the walls of the Padi Museum in Gunung Keriang here in conjunction with 1Malaysia Contemporary Art Tourism festival.

The month-long visual art exhibition, which runs until Nov 1, is aimed at celebrating art and attracting local and foreign art lovers to the state.

More than 50 artworks themed “Lembayung Kedah Jelapang Padi” are on display at the museum, showcasing the diverse perspectives of artists illustrating the livelihood of Kedahans in the nation’s “rice bowl state”. There are also some 116 activities lined up to attract visitors.

The exhibition is jointly organised by the state Tourism and Culture Ministry, the National Visual Arts Gallery and Kedah Art Society.

Highlights of the event include several exhibitions showcasing exciting works by some of the best internationally-acclaimed Malaysian artists, both young and established personalities.

Among them are Chong Hip Seng, Mohammad Chat, Marzukhi Jamaludin, Aiman Yusri Yusuf, Mohd Jamil Ahmad, Osman Saaidin, Abdullah Majid and Fong Kim Seng.


Anuar Ahmad’s painting titled ‘Rezeki Warisan 1’ at the Padi Museum. 

~News courtesy of New Straits Times~

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