Lot 82 | Auction XXXII

LOT 82

LOT 82


B.Kedah, 1939

Mountain Symphony, 2004

Signed and dated “yew saik 2004”

on lower right

Oil on canvas

74.5 x 90 cm


Private Collection, Kuala Lumpur

SOLD RM 8,400


This serene painting by Cheah Yew Saik details a majestic mountain range and valleys extending to the horizon. Painted predominantly in hues of blue, a sense of serenity emanates from the painting. A full-time artist who devotes his time into producing his work through various mediums like paintings, ceramic and print, Cheah Yew Saik was born in 1939 in Sungai Petani, Kedah. He graduated from the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts in 1961 and continued his studies in the UK at Stroke-on-Trent College of Art. He came back to Malaysia and became an art teacher at the Han Chiang Art School in Penang, before founding the Kuala Lumpur College of Art. He has held solo exhibitions in Australia, Thailand, Hong Kong and Singapore, as well as participating in numerous group exhibitions held across the globe. He was once the president of the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts Alumni Association of Malaysia.