AGENDA Robb Report Malaysia presents this month’s most aesthetically pleasing picks for your viewing pleasure.
GENESIS: GOD’S TERRARIUM
A culmination of Jahan Loh’s last five years of work, this exhibition reflects the artist’s preoccupation with existentialism and a glimpse into his imagination of man’s creation. Presenting eight new paintings and sculptures, God’s Terrarium depicts eight scenes of Eden – with Adam and Eve in embrace. The showcase references Adam and Eve as extraterrestial beings thanks to his interest in Asian manga, Western comics and Jack Kirby. Where: The Culture Story, Singapore When: 17 Jan – 18 Mar Tickets: Free
Touted as the world’s most avant-garde designer, Martin Margiela has influenced the development of the industry with his mark on innovation and conceptual approaches.the Palais Galliera fashion museum announces a major retrospective dedicated to this Belgian designer. The exhibition will showcase the label’s signature pieces and numerous influences on his work and rare interviews. Where: Palais Galliera, Paris When: 3 Mar – 15 Jul Tickets: €10 (RM48)
EUGENE DELACROIX (1798–1863)
Infatuated with fame and devoted to his work, Eugene Delacroix was a virtuoso writer, painter and illustrator. Fans of the artist will be treated to more than 180 of original works at Musee du Louvre. In partnership with the Metropolitan Musuem of Art in New York, this event will include paintings from the Salon of 1820and his final lesser known and mysterious religious and landscape compositions. Where: Musee du Louvre, Paris When: 29 Mar – 23 Jul Tickets: €15 (RM72)
ART FROM THE STREETS
This exhibition is the first major retrospective of street art shown in Southeast Asia. Shining a spotlight on emerging Southeast Asian street artists, the Artscience Museum traces 40 years of this artistic movement from its beginning and rise as an urban art form. Artists profiled include Eko Nugroho, Speak Cryptic and Yok & Sheryo. Where: Artscience Museum, Singapore When: 13 Jan – 3 Jun Tickets: from RM36