B. Johor, 1950
Wajah Series, 2015
Signed and dated “Yusof Ghani 15” on lower right
Mixed media on canvas 92 x 61 cm
Provenance Private Collection, Kuala Lumpur
RM 8,000 – RM 15,000
Yusof Ghani was born in 1950 in Johor and used to frequent a small movie theatre as a young boy, where he developed a predisposition towards painting. He received a scholarship to study art at George Mason University, USA, where he studied Graphic Art and proceeded to pursue his Master’s in Fine Art at Catholic University, Washington. Upon returning to Malaysia, he began lecturing in Universiti MARA Institute of Technology. Most notably known for Abstract Expressionism, his other popular series are Tari, Topeng, Wayang, Segerak and Biring.