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VermillionBy Haafiz Shahimi

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This artwork was last updated 237 days ago.

2013

Mixed Media, Mixed media on canvas

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Dimensions: 150cm (H) x 180cm (W) / 59.1" (H) x 70.9" (W)

Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings.


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Artist Statement

Mixed Media on Canvas
150cm x 180cm
2013

Natural processes are depicted in his work, where paint coagulates on the surface of the canvas to react with previous and subsequent layers. He has developed a full repertoire of actions hand thrown paint, smearing, squirting, dribbling, spread with mops, or brushed on with brooms. It travels across the canvas under the influence of gravity, to pool and puddle; it explodes in splashes of droplets dropped from a heightened level; it shoots across the canvas with explosive force. Haafiz draws with his whole body, with large sheets of canvas spread out before him on the studio floor. The image of Haafiz’s act quickly calls to mind Jackson Pollock’s action painting where the act makes the image. This forms the first layers of abstraction.

 



Artist Profile

Born: 1986
Hometown: Kedah
Based in: Kuala Lumpur

Revolutionising the world of printmaking art, Haafiz Shahimi introduced the unheard-of art of pyrography printmaking through his first ever solo RAGE.

Burning with fire, Haafiz Shahimi may come across as a rebel at times. However it is with this fire that he passionately pursues on with his art and thus …

 

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