Tag: painting

Penang Street Art (The Grandmother and the Granddaughter by Julia Volchkova)

The latest mural drawn by Julia Volchkova, a street artist who had also created a number of street art murals in Penang. This latest art work reveals a the relationship portraiture of a family, with a grandmother looking over her small granddaughter, and was inspired a real family that she met.

This large mural is painted on the side of a flat near the Batu Lanchang Market.

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Penang Street Art (Beach Street’s Art Lane)

Art Lane is a newly established art gallery that features both international and local works within an old heritage pre-war shophouse at Beach Street, George Town. The art space is founded by one of the co-owners of China House, which is also located nearby. The walls within the large shophouse serve as the canvas for artists to exhibit their creativity and express their thoughts in a public space.

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Penang Street Art (The Chinese Opera)

A large mural depicting the portrait of a Chinese opera (or Peking opera) performer, which can be found within the interior of Art Lane at Beach Street, George Town.

Penang Street Art (The Dripping Dragon)

This large art mural is created by UK artist Thomas Powell, as part of his Chinese Zodiac art series in Penang. Named “Dripping Dragon” by the artist, the art work depicts a dragon on horseback, who is wearing an ancient Chinese warrior costume. This art work can be found at Hutton Lane, George Town.

Butterworth Street Art: Fishing

A large mural painted on the back wall of an old shop at Butterworth’s old town, featuring a man sitting above the sea with a fishing rod. This art work showcases the origin of the area whereby it was a fishing village and jetty that later thrived into a busy trading port. This mural is part of the series of works of the Butterworth Street Art Alley.

Butterworth Street Art: The Ship

An old man cycling past a large mural of a ship at an alley in the old town of Butterworth. The Butterworth’s old town area on the mainland side of Penang used to be a bustling trading port that had its origin from a small fishing village.

Penang Street Art (The Nine Shophouses Mural)

A wall art mural painted on one of the “Nine Shophouses of Kek Chuan Road” in George Town. The Nine Shophouses are a row of rejuvenated pre-war townhouses in Kek Chuan Road which are also painted with nine distinctive colors.

Penang Street Art (The Wedding Couple)

An art mural created by a freestyle artist named Craig Griffin for a cake house which is located along McNair Street, in George Town. The black and white art work depicts a couple in wedding attire looking out through a window, into the landscape beyond.

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