Lot 32 | Auction XXXIII


LOT 32


B. Kedah, 1939

Mountain Symphony, 2004

Signed and dated “yewsaik2004” on lower left

Oil on canvas

50 x 60 cm

Provenance Private Collection, Sarawak

RM 7,000 – RM 10,000


A full-time artist who devotes his time into producing his work through various mediums like paintings, ceramic and print, Cheah Yew Saik was born in 1939 in Sungai Petani, Kedah. He graduated from the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts in 1961 and continued his studies in the UK at Stroke-on-Trent College of Art.

He came back to Malaysia and became an art teacher at the Han Chiang Art School in Penang, before founding the Kuala Lumpur College of Art. He has held solo exhibitions in Australia, Thailand, Hong Kong and Singapore, as well as participating in numerous group exhibitions held across the globe. He was once the president of the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts Alumni Association of Malaysia.