LYE YAU FATT
B. Kedah, 1950
Signed and dated “Lye Yau Fatt 2017” on lower right
Oil on canvas
73 x 46 cm
Provenance Private Collection, Kuala Lumpur
Lye Yau Fatt was born in Kedah in 1950. He studied printmaking in New York. He held his first solo exhibition in 1979 at the Sum Art Gallery and has then gone on to win the Open Art Sculpture Award, the Malaysian Watercolour Society Award in 1987 and the PNB Watercolour Landscape Award. Lye Yau Fatt delivers yet another masterpiece aptly titled, ‘Nostalgia’, his subject matter focuses on a plant in an old Nestle Nestum tin. Despite its simplicity, it is appeasing to its viewer’s eyes.