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Lot 082

Nik Mohd Hazri
b. Kelantan, 1988

I See The Altered Truth 2, 2017

signed and dated (lower right)
acrylic and oil on jute
153 x 122cm

PROVENANCE
Private collection, Kuala Lumpur

ESTIMATE RM 6,000 – 10,000
A promising young artist, Nik Mohd Hazri’s signature style is his expressions of large-scale portraits that captures his subject’s emotions. The work depicts a figure of a young girl standing in disbelief. Her expression shows 1001 questions lingering in her head as what seems as a truth is regarded as false and its vice versa especially in the world of social media.

Nik Mohd Hazri obtained a Diploma of Fine Art from Univerisiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) in Machang, Kelantan, where he studied from 2008 to 2011. He then pursued his Bachelor of Fine Art (Painting) at UiTM, Shah Alam, Selangor where he graduated in 2014.He has participated in numerous group exhibitions such as Human Being by F Klub at Ken Gallery, Kuala Lumpur (2019); Bintang 5 Volume III, Segaris Art Center, Publika (2018); We Are 5: Artemis Art’s 5th Anniversary Exhibition, Publika (2017); Nik Brothers: Art Trio, G13 Gallery, Selangor — where he exhibited with his brothers Nik Mohd Shazmie and Nik Mohd Shahfiz. He has also participated in several international art fairs namely Art Kaohsiung, Art Stage Singapore, Art Stage Jakarta, and Art Expo Malaysia etc. He was awarded the Vice Chancellor’s Award, Bachelor Degree in Fine Arts (Hons), UiTM Shah Alam, Selangor (2014) and the Dean’s List Award for Semesters 3 and 4, Bachelor of Fine Art, UiTM Shah Alam in 2012. A member of the Intuitive Art Group, he was involved with a mural project at Publika alongside other group members.