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Lot 049

FAUZUL YUSRI
b. Kedah, 1974

POSITION, 2008


Mixed media on canvas
122cm x 122cm


PROVENANCE
Private Collection, Kuala Lumpur.

LITERATURE
Warna: The Malaysian Contemporary Art Exhibition,
Hong Kong, 2008, illustrated on page 9.


ESTIMATE  RM 8,000 - 10,000
PRICE REALISED  RM 17,380

Known for his distinctively naïve stylistic manner of drawing, Fauzul Yusri captures his audience with the sophistication of his mark-makings. Position was exhibited at the Malaysian Contemporary Art Exhibition titled Warna in Hong Kong featuring five established Malaysian artists namely Yusof Ghani, Awang Damit Ahmad, Daud Rahim, Jamil Mat Isa and Fauzul Yusri in 2008. The vast canvas is painted in dark shades of green with white highlights emerging from the background. A celebration of pure and balanced forms of colour, shape, text and texture, the entire composition is filled with clear instinct and intent of the artist.

Fauzul Yusri graduated from Universiti Institut Teknologi Mara in Shah Alam in 1999 and since then has been exhibiting in various galleries in Malaysia, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Singapore and the UK. He was given his first solo by Elm Quay Fine Arts in 2001, which was called simply Works on Canvas. His other solo exhibitions include Ground (2007), Raw (2009), Guris (2011) and more recently, Coreng, (2013) at Taksu Gallery, Kuala Lumpur and Play (2009) in Singapore. He has also participated in numerous group shows since 1996 with leading art galleries namely Pace Gallery, National Art Gallery Malaysia, Soka Gakkai Malaysia, Valentine Willie Fine Art, NN Gallery and more. Fauzul Yusri also received special Mentions in the Young Contemporary Artists in 2002 and Bank Negara’s Kijang Awards in 2004. His work has been
collected by Bank Negara Malaysia, EQ Fine Arts Gallery Kuala Lumpur, HSB C Bank Malaysia Berhad, National Art Gallery Malaysia and Seksan Design to name but a few.