Lot 5 | Auction XXIV


B. Kedah, 1939

Dancer II, 1993

Signed “SUI HOE” on lower right
Artist, title, date, medium and dimensions inscribed on the reverse

Oil on canvas

80 x 80 cm

Private Collection, Kuala Lumpur

RM 10,000 – RM 18,000

Khoo Sui Hoe was born in 1939 in Kedah and is one of Malaysia’s foremost artists who graduated from the prestigious and highly reputable Nanyang Academy of Art in Singapore. He also studied in the United States where he obtained his education through the Pratt Graphic Centre in New York back in 1974. Khoo’s talent doesn’t go unnoticed as he has won first prize in the Oil, Malaysian Art and Craft competition in 1965, received an honourable mention in the Salon Malaysia Art competition in 1969, received the Certificate of Merits, Asian Art Now, and has had his work showcased at the Las Vegas Art Museum in 2002 and 2004.

Where his works are concerned, Khoo’s work is abstract and colourful and one can see that such expressions come through with many years of experience. He has had many exhibitions around the world including Singapore, Bangkok, Jakarta, Bandung, Bali, Taipei, Melbourne, Adelaide, Honolulu, New York, Washington D.C., Houston, and Shanghai while some have been sold off by regional and international auction houses like Christie’s and