Lok Ek Sem
B. Johor, 1956
Mother & Daugther
Signed and Inscribed “11/100 Mother & Daughter Lok Ek Sem” on bottom of paper
Paper casting Edition 11/100
25 x 30 cm
Provenance Private Collection, Kuala Lumpur
RM 1,200 – RM 2,500
Artist Loh Ek Sem was born in 1956 in Muar, Johor and started painting in the 1960s. He obtained his Diploma in Fine Art at the Kuala Lumpur College of Art. After signing up for a world contract with the Opera Gallery in 1995-2000, he ventured into sculpting for 3 years, and also resumed work on the Kampung Series whilst starting on a Sabah and Sarawak cultural series.
In 2009, he was awarded the Guinness World of Records for his artwork image that was used as the largest pin art – a pin art made up of 3.7 million map pins with 22 different colours, measuring 9.35m x 6.7m. He has held several solo exhibitions at the Menara Maybank, Kuala Lumpur, Art Salon, Mon’t Kiara and Malaqa House, Malacca.