B. Johor, 1950
Wajah Series – Petani Pulang Malam, 2008
Oil on canvas
120 x 90 cm
Provenance Private Collection, Sarawak
RM 24,000 – RM 38,000
Yusof Ghani is one of Malaysia’s most respected and eminent artists. A writer, sculptor, professor, curator and painter, there is no denying that he is a man of many talents. His artworks are always sought after by collectors and galleries, and his showcases are well attended by dignitaries and prominent figures in the art industry. Synonymous to Abstract Expressionism in which he is widely known for, Yusof has earned worldwide recognition and numerous accolades. His works are displayed in various residencies throughout the world, making him an artist worthy of acknowledgement and is the pride of his nation. Part of the mask series, the title of this piece means a farmer who goes home late in the evening.