Lot 006

Alex Leong
b. Penang, 1969

Transfer Road Roti Canai Stall, Penang, 2005

signed and dated (lower right)
watercolour on paper
54 x 73cm

Private collection, Selangor

ESTIMATE RM 5,000 – 8,000
Alex Leong’s paintings reveal deep affinity for Penang’s cultural heritage and historic structures. His works are well admired for portraying urban landscapes, densely composed features of traditional buildings and spaces of Georgetown. His street scenes often contain lively activities and interaction, capturing the energetic momentum of the community.

Alex Leong, born in 1969 in Penang, is catching the attention of collectors in these recent years, especially when his works are successfully auctioned off at various local art auction houses. With a few solo exhibitions along his journey as an artist, he has been actively participating in group exhibitions locally and abroad, e.g. China, Indonesia, and Korea. His watercolour compositions of famous street scenes in Malaysia are well sought after by collectors.