Lot 14 | 28 March 2021



LOT 14


B. Indonesia, 1975

Belawing, 1999

Signed and dated “Chap, 94” on lower right. Titled “Belawing” on lower middle

Etching on paper (A/P)

47 x 40 cm

Private Collection, Kuala Lumpur

RM 500 – RM 1,000

‘Belawing’ is a portrayal of an indigenous mask on the foreground, complemented by mystical and enigmatic elements. Kelvin Chap was born in 1974. Kelvin Chap received his education majoring in print making at the Malaysian Institute of Art (1992- 1994). He won first prize in the Swatch Street Painting Competition based on the theme, Spirit of Our Times (1994). He was honoured the Juror’s Choice at the Philip Morris Malaysian Art Awards (2001). His solo exhibitions include Belawing and the Great Mamat (Totem and the Great Hunter), Pelita Hati (1996), Idea 9, Pelita Hati (2000), and Old Masks, Modern Man, Maison of Malaysian Art (MoMA) (2011).