Lot 79 | 12 July 2020



LOT 79


B. N. Sembilan, 1941

Pago-Pago, 1982

Inscribed “AL 484/800” on lower left with invitation note from the artist on lower right

Print on paper

59.5 x 39.5 cm

Provenance Private Collection, Kuala Lumpur

RM 3,000 – RM 7,000

Abdul Latiff Mohidin was born in 1941, and is a well-known poet and artist. He was trained in art at Hochschule fur Bildende Kunste in Germany, Atelier La Courriere in France and Pratt Graphic Centre in America. Among the honours and awards he has received are the Salon Malaysia’s 1968 second prize in Graphic Design and the Malaysian Literary Awards for four years in a row, the National Literary Award in 1984 and 1986 and the Southeast Asian Writers Award in 1984 for writing. The artist’s Pago-Pago series is regarded as one of the most prolific series that has impacted the Malaysia Contemporary and Modern art scene, including this print on paper piece.