Lot 80 | Auction XXXII

LOT 80

LOT 80


B. Alor Setar, 1941 – 2001

Untitled, 1969

Signed and dated “JOSEPH TAN 69” on lower right

Mixed media on paper

20 x 24.5 cm


Private Collection, Kuala Lumpur

RM 4,500 – RM 9,000


Academician, administrator, activist, artist – Joseph

was trained in Australia, first at East Sydney Technical

College from 1963 to 1965 and then University of

Sydney (Faculty of Architecture) in 1962. He taught

Art at Granville Boy High School in New South Wales

in 1967. His first solo exhibition was at Samat Art

Gallery in Kuala Lumpur in 1968. He pursued his

Masters of Fine Art at the School of Institute of

Chicago from 1970 to 1972 under the Fulbright-

Hayes Scholarship. In addition, he has taught at

the Mara Institute of Technology at its Petaling

Garden campus, then Shah Alam and Dungun and

back to Shah Alam, retiring as a senior lecturer in

November 1992.