Lot 006

Khalil Ibrahim
b. Kelantan, 1934 - d. 2018

Untitled, 2003

signed and dated (lower right)
acrylic on board
12 x 12cm

Private collection, Kuala Lumpur

ESTIMATE RM 4,000 – 8,000
Khalil Ibrahim depicts people by the beach, near the shore in shallow water. Observe the water reflection...

Khalil Ibrahim graduated with a National Diploma of Design in Fine Arts at the prestigious St. Martin’s School of Art and Design in London in 1964 (post-graduate in 1965). He turned into a full-time artist in 1966. Khalil was co-founder of the Malaysian Watercolour Society and had his first double solo of London works and Malaysian batiks at Samat Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur in 1970. That year, he also had a solo exhibition in Indonesia, the first Malaysian to have done so. He has participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Switzerland and his works have been collected by the National Museum in Singapore, Fukuoka Museum of Art in Japan, New South Wales Museum of Art in Sydney, Royal National Art Gallery of Jordan, National Art Gallery Malaysia, and Bank Negara Malaysia Museum & Art Gallery.