Lot 3 | 5 March 2023





B. Johor, 1950

Siri Ombak

Signed on lower right

Acrylic on canvas

34.5 x 45 cm

Private Collection, Kuala Lumpur

RM 3,500 – 7,000

Aptly named the Ombak Series, it depicts mighty and wrathful rolling waves. One can observe the intricacies in the movements of the waves as it gains in dimension and about to unfold itself onto the shore. The waves represent the most recent three phases of Yusof Ghani’s journey, namely: destruction, humanity and awakening. This series brings us back to his roots in abstract expressionism. His earlier works showcase his curiosity and search for something more spiritual through the series of ‘Tari’, ‘Topeng’, ‘Wayang’, ‘Segerak’, ‘Hijau’, ‘Biring’ and ‘Wajah’. Yusof Ghani is a painter who always gives depth to his paintings by equipping them with an underlying meaning.