Description: A lifelike rendition of a woman, with a fish. The woman is frustrated and seemingly trapped, unable to escape her confines, while the fish is nonchalant about the ordeal, and is just minding its own business. Gan Tee Sheng is a rare double winner of the UOB Painting of the Year Award (Malaysia), winning the Established Artist Major Award in 2013 and the Gold Award in 2016. His other major accolade is the Malaysian Emerging Artists Award in 2011. He took part in the artist’s residency at Fukuoka Asian Museum, Japan (2014) and the HOM’s Adopted Artist-In- Residence (A-Res). He had taken part in prestigious events like Art Gwangju (2015), Art Kaoshiung (2015, 2016), Art Stage Singapore (2016), Art Busan (2016) and Art Expo Malaysia from 2013 to 2016. He held his first solo, Withdrawn, in Taksu Kuala Lumpur in 2014, and his second, Delusions, at Taksu Singapore, in 2017. Tee Sheng obtained his Fine Art Diploma from the Dasein Academy of Art, Kuala Lumpur.
Dimensions: 170cm x 130cm
Artist or Maker: GAN TEE SHENG
Medium: Oil on canvas
Provenance: Private collection, Selangor
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