Lot 8 | 12 July 2020





B. Pahang, 1985

Pohon Mas IV, 2019

Signed and dated “khairul izham 2019” on lower right
Artist, title, medium, and date inscribed on the verso

Acrylic on canvas

152 x 152 cm

Provenance Private Collection, Kuala Lumpur

RM 4,000 – RM 9,000

A magnificent, eye-catching work this is. Using a black backdrop, the majestic, gold-coloured tree takes centre stage, exhibiting a multitude of pastel-hued birds are seen perched all over the tree. If you take a step back, you can discern a beautiful chaos.

Born 1985 in Maran, Pahang, Khairul Izham approaches broad subject of past and memories with complex layering and conscious masking, leaving the audience with residue from the process of recollection. He graduated with B.A. of Fine Arts (Painting) from Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia. Some of his recent shows include: Malaysian Emerging Artist Award (2011), Deceitful Truths (2011), Dischromatic (2010). Khairul Izham lives and works in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.