Lot 083

Fadilah Karim
b. Johor, 1988

Motion II, 2010

signed and dated
‘Fadilah Karim 10’ (lower right)
oil on canvas
122 x 183cm

Private collection, Selangor

ESTIMATE RM 7,000 – 12,000

Fadilah Karim is recognised as one of Malaysia’s most talented figurative painters, exhibiting technical virtuosity in the medium of drawing and painting. Presented here is a momentary glimpse of a young lady captured in transient motion. The figure is composed in a unique cinematic mode and is imbued with an enigmatic expression of movement in space and time.

Fadilah Karim obtained her Masters in Fine Art, majoring in painting, at University Institute Teknologi MARA in 2013. She held her first solo exhibition titled Vague at Pace Gallery, Selangor (2012), and her second solo Secret Lies at Taksu KL (2016). Her group exhibitions include Bintang 5 Volume III with Segaris Art Center (2018), Figure In A Room by The F Klub (2017), ConFiguraTion Parallel Universe with G13 Gallery (2017), Being Human: Figuratism of 16 Malaysian Artists, Art Stage Singapore (2015), Deceitful Truth, Galeri Chandan KL (2011), Transit A4, HOM Art Trans KL (2012), Young Guns KL (2013), Sekaki, Segaris Art Center KL (2013), Young Guns, Penang, Singapore (2014), and Myst{EO}ry, HOM Art Trans (2014). Her awards include: Incentive Award, Shah Alam Open 2008; Malacca Governor Portrait competition; runner-up Tanjung Heritage competition; Young Guns Award etc.