B. Perak, 1955
Still Life, 2000
Signed and dated “Peter Liew 2000” on lower right
Oil on canvas
60 x 50 cm
Private Collection, Kuala Lumpur
RM 6,000 – RM 12,000
Born in Perak in 1955, Peter Liew is a Malaysian modern and contemporary painter whose work has been offered at auction multiple times. Peter Liew studied at the Malaysian Institute of Art, graduating in 1979 with a Diploma in Fine Art. During his time at the institute, he won the Best Award in Fine Art and proceeded to host solo exhibitions namely the Outdoor Painting Exhibition, Artist House Gallery, Kuala Lumpur (1981), Oil Painting Exhibition, Balai Seni Maybank, Kuala Lumpur (1997), Skopje (Republic of Macedonia), Museum of the City of Skopje (2002) and Penang State Art Gallery (2009). In this artwork, Peter Liew brilliantly expresses a pot of purple flower blooming to life.