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Lot 79: RAMLI MALEK (B. Pahang, 1943-1982) Bergelut/ Struggling, 1971
by KLAS Art Auction
23 October 2016
2, Jalan Stesen Sentral, Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaLive Auction
Description: RAMLI MALEK (B. Pahang, 1943-1982) Bergelut/ Struggling, 1971 Signed and dated “Ramli Malek ‘71” on the reverse National Art Gallery Malaysia label affixed to the reverse Acrylic on canvas 120.5 x 85 cm
Condition Report: Signed and dated “Ramli Malek ‘71” on the reverse National Art Gallery Malaysia label affixed to the reverse
Notes: Ramli Malek studied Fabric Design at Bradford College of Art in 1964. His work has been exhibited in solo exhibitions in Manchester, Hull, and the Midlands. After he returned to Malaysia, Malek set up a batik factory in Kuantan. He continued to practice as one of the country’s finest batik artists until his untimely death in 1982. The late Ramli Malek was one of the notables depicted in the Pahang Heroes Museum (Muzium Tokoh Pahang) in Kuantan. He was one of the cultural personalities who contributed towards the advancement of Pahang batik in design and batik making.
Provenance: Private Collection, Kuala Lumpur
Dimensions: 120.5 x 85 cm
Artist or Maker: RAMLI MALEK
Medium: Acrylic on canvas