Category: Steel Rod Wall Sculpture Art

George Town Street View: A Trishaw at Malay Street

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A trishaw resting by the side of Malay Street road in George Town.

Penang Street Art (The Rotan Cane Sculpture)

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This steel rod art sculpture can be found beside the wall of a rattan shop in Chulia Street, George Town. The caricature depicts a mother buying a rattan cane while a boy was hiding behind the bush, for fear of the cane (or locally known as “rotan”). The rattan cane was commonly used as a ‘disciplinary tool’ back at home and in school during the old days.

Penang Street Art (Bicycle Parking Caricature @ Queensbay Mall)

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Wall art sculpture made of steel rod promoting the benefits of cycling.

Lorong Muda Street View

Lorong Muda Street View

Lorong Muda Street View

Lorong Muda Street View

Lorong Muda and its “Joss Stick Maker” street art wall sculpture in George Town. Lorong Muda (or Muda Lane in English) is a rather narrow lane that links both Stewart Lane and Market Lane. This little lane is famous for its traditional joss stick maker.

The old heritage townhouse of the joss stick maker:

Lorong Muda Street View

Penang Street Art (Lumut Lane Sculpture)

Lumut Lane Sculpture

An art sculpture made of steel rods found at the back of an old shophouse’s wall at Lumut Lane, George Town. The sculpture’s caricature reveals that Lumut Lane is also the birthplace of novelist Ahmad Rashid Talu (born in 1889), who wrote the first Malay novel incorporating local settings and characters.

Penang Street Art (Cintra Street)

Cintra Street Street Sculpture

A steel rod art sculpture spotted at the wall of a coffeeshop which is located at the cross junction of Cintra Street and Kimberley Street in George Town. According to the brief description of the art sculpture, Cintra Street is popular for its row of dim sum restaurants.

Penang Street Art (Lorong Muda Sculpture)

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Lorong Muda is a small lane off Stewart Lane and the area is popular for traditional joss sticks maker as depicted in this steel rod wall sculpture.

Penang Street Art (Sungai Ujong Road)

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This steel sculpture found at Sungai Ujong Road depicts barbers who once set up their business along the Prangin Canal back in the old days of Penang. Hairs which were cut were apparently thrown by the barber shops into the canal during that time. Sungai Ujong Road also marks the end point of the former Prangin River. Sungai Ujong Road serves as the connection between Prangin Road and Kimberley Street.

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