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鬱 Funnel

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2019

Mixed media with etching on copper

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Dimensions: 116cm (H) x 86cm (W) / 45.7" (H) x 33.9" (W)

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

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Much like how contemporary art has evolved in the region, the paradigm of landscape in art has shifted dramatically over the centuries. In the Western painting tradition, landscape as a genre only became official in the 16th century and despite this, it was still lowly ranked in the hierarchy of painting genres. However, landscape art in China became established long before it became a genre of its own right in the West via the landscape portrayal of Shan Shui, and very much remains popular in this day and age. The philosophy of Shan Shui predicates that painting is not merely an open window for the viewer’s eye, but rather an object for the viewer’s mind.

In that same vein of thinking, Gestures of Landscape presents works that provoke the human mind with shadows and silhouettes of landscape, allowing viewers an opportunity to see past preconceived notions of nature and creating new opportunities for understanding via the atmosphere, mood, spirit, and the simplest of pictorial means. In all the selected works, the abstraction of the landscape is accomplished through a range of techniques applied on two and three-dimensional planes. Though each artist is dealing with the notion of landscape, there is a great variety of aesthetic and emotional differences among the works.

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Artist Profile

Born: 1980

Hometown: Malaysia

Based in: Kuala Lumpur

Zelin Seah (b.1980, Malaysia) lives and works in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He received BFA at University of Central England (2007). Zelin’s semi- abstract depiction offering a
destruction aesthetic of everyday scenes. His uses of deconstruction treatments with brush making rejected the often deceptive appearances of everyday life, suggesting an inner space in mind, looking inward to human condition today under the challenge of science.

His works have been acquired for public and private collections including National Art Gallery Malaysia, Singapore Art Museum and University of Central England. He has exhibited widely in South East Asia, United Kingdom and Germany, including The National Art Center Japan (2011), Saatchi Gallery United Kingdom (2014), Art Stage Singapore (2015, 2016), and recently Kunst im park at Burg Stargard, Germany (2019). His awards include: The Jury’s selection of recommended works at the 14th Japan Media Arts Festival (2011), The Young Guns Awards Malaysia (2013), and Silver Category for the UOB Painting of The Year Malaysia (2016, 2017). Public collections include: ILHAM Gallery Malaysia, Singapore Art Museum (SAM), National Visual Art Gallery (Malaysia), HOM Art Trans, University of Central England.


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