Salam @ Peace: Awal Hurouf Asal Hurouf II

  Written by: Zena Khan Awal Huruf, Asal Huruf- Introduction: Salam @ Peace: Awal Hurouf, Asal Hurouf II is the culmination of Husin Hourmain’s art over the length of the lockdowns necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Comprising detailed contemporary calligraphy canvases in Pop colour palettes, this series marks a time of reflection for both the […] Read More

I Am An Artist 2.0

  I Am An Artist 2.0 opens in the second phase of National Recovery Plan (NRP) where businesses and the economy has started to gradually warm up. Whereas on the creative side, artists are eager to move on with the production and development as materials and other sources are more widely available. Meanwhile, Core Design […] Read More

Deep the Sea, Above Galaxy

written by: Zena Khan In Ain Rahman’s new art presentation, ‘Deep the Sea, Above Galaxy’, intricately woven sculptures join with video to form a single large installation that fills up Core Design Gallery. The staging of ‘Deep the Sea, Above Galaxy’ in fact intersects ideas of art, design and the use of space that have […] Read More

I Am An Artist 1.0

In these undefined times, the pandemic has changed the perspective of living normally and people have started to lose faith in certain admissions. In less than two years, number of cases skyrocketed to a million plus throughout this pandemic Covid-19, and many have lost their jobs, business operations are put on hold, zero to minimal […] Read More

Selected Works of Fauzan Omar

Fauzan Omar has represented Malaysia in numerous prestigious Regional and International Exhibitions since 1980 and is well known for his ‘Layer Series’ which the late Ismail Zain described in 1990, as “one of the most significant works to appear (in Malaysia Art) at this point of time”. It was a series of collages that juxtaposed […] Read More

Red Dot

The year 2020 has been a roller coaster ride for many people due to the pandemic times. Core Design Gallery wants to reset the new year 2021 with a “Ong” approach. Red has always been known traditionally as an auspicious colour which forms the core of this group exhibition known as RED DOT. This group […] Read More

New Formal

Written by: Zena Khan Rethinking the accepted global canon is highly topical in the art world today. Until recent times it was widely accepted that art history traversed a single timeline, contingent to developments in the Western art world, with contributions from non-Western art areas appearing at much later intervals. Yet as globalisation came to […] Read More