October 11, 2012

Steel Sculptures around George Town, Penang

BY CK Lam

To mark the city’s Unesco World Heritage Site, a series of of steel sculptures have been installed around inner George Town. Visitors can look forward to the sculptures at Chowrasta Market, Acheen Street, Prangin Road Ghaut, Carnarvon Street, Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, Muntri Street, Weld Quay and Malay Street.

Steel Sculptures around George Town, Penang by CK Lam @penang365.com




The sculptures depicting the history of the local community are made from steel rods, and featured cartoons and caricatures by cartoonists like Tan Mun Kian, Baba Chuah, Reggie Lee and Lefty Julian Kam.
Here are just a few of the street murals and sculptures…
The ‘Too Narrow’ sculpture at Soo Hong Lane, near the junction with Armenian Street.

 Steel Sculptures around George Town, Penang by ck lam @penang365.com 

The ‘Procession’ sculpture at Armenian Street.
Steel Sculptures around George Town, Penang by ck lam @penang365.com
 
The ‘Limousine’ sculpture at Carnarvon Street.
Steel Sculptures around George Town, Penang by ck lam @penang365.com

The "Win Win Situation" Sculpture at Muntri Street.

Steel sculptures around George Town, Penang by CK Lam @penang365.com

The "Cheating Husband" Sculpture at Love Lane.

 Steel sculptures around George Town, Penang by CK Lam @penang365.com

The "One Leg Kicks All" Sculpture at Muntri Street.

 Steel sculptures around George Town, Penang by CK Lam @penang365.com

The "Jimmy Choo" Sculpture at Leith Street.

Steel sculptures around George Town, Penang by CK Lam @penang365.com

The sculptures are put up in stages and will be completed only in the first half of 2013. For more info on the locations, do check out the map by Penang.



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