B. Kelantan, 1928-2006
Sawah Padi, 1962
Signed and dated “Yusof Abdullah62” on lower right
Oil on canvas
38 x 58 cm
Private Collection, Kuala Lumpur
There is an air of nostalgia in this painting. Yusoff Abdullah translates the essence and ambiance of an evening sun into his artwork. It reminds one of being close to nature, away from the hustle and bustle of the city life and of the good old days where one sought solace in the midst of nature, teamed with Yusoff Abdullah’s expertise in his techniques.
Yusoff Abdullah was inspired by his teachers from the tender age of ten, he became a teacher after finishing school. He started mixing his art expressions and his passion for teaching, and in turn, he was bestowed the State Level Guru Aktif Art Teachers Award in 1984 in acknowledgement of his contribution the Art Education.