A cool collision of pictures, paint, and a thousand words.
The eternal sunshine of summer wine plus artist Chris Pole’s literal take on landscapes
The English language has always been revered for its exceptional turns of phrase and witty wordplay, and now someone has found a whole new way to share this beauty. Shalini Ganendra Fine Art welcomes award-winning artist Chris Pole, who joins the local visual arts scene all the way from sunny New Zealand. Having completed the renowned gallery’s Vision Culture Art Residency, Pole now shares his remarkable work with the art crowd. Expect stunning oils and drawings focusing on architectural, urban, and rural landscapes, cleverly superimposed with textual and literary allusions. ‘Developing Urban Horizons & Perspectives, in Malaysia’ runs from July 25 to August 6 at Shalini Ganendra Fine Art, Gallery Residence, 8 Lorong 16/7B, Section 16, Petaling Jaya. Tel: 03-7960 4740. www.shaliniganendra.com
The Silence Between, oil on canvas, 1350cm x 1800cm, 2011, Chris Pole
The Never End, oil on canvas, 455cm x 655cm, 2011, Chris Pole
The new Lady’s Solitaire card from UOB Malaysia