Description: A common theme in Ismail Latiff’s body of work is a small circle (a celestial body) shining in the midst of a pattern of his inspiration, usually against a landscape, skyscape or flora. In this piece, it’s against a mountain, and the sky illustrated with a mix of red, orange and white. Ismail Latiff graduated with a Diploma in Art and Design from Malaysia Institute, MARA Institute of Technology, Selangor in 1979 and has exhibited internationally since 1977. He was awarded the Frank Sullivan Award, Salon Malaysia at National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur in 1979. In 1984, he held his first solo art exhibition in Kuala Lumpur followed by few others namely Nine Years with Art Salon, Kuala Lumpur (1993), Magic In The Sky, Kuala Lumpur (2005) and Come Fly With Me, Kuala Lumpur (2008). He participated in a group exhibition titled The Prayer organised by NN Gallery in 2012 and his work was featured at the Affordable Art Fair, Singapore in 2014.
Dimensions: 75cm x 54cm
Artist or Maker: ISMAIL LATIFF
Medium: Mixed media on paper
Provenance: Private collection, Kuala Lumpur
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