TALK­ING POINTS

A cool col­li­sion of pic­tures, paint, and a thou­sand words.

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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

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