The localization of abstract expressionist style in Malaysian art

Abdullah, Sarena (2009) The localization of abstract expressionist style in Malaysian art. In: Proceedings of 2009 ln!ematioooal Conference on Social Science and Humanities. IACSIT, Singapore, pp. 201-205. ISBN 978·9-8108-3817-1

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Abstract

This paper discusses the early Abstract Expressionist work in Malaysia with regards to how the styles have been localized and adapted into the Malaysia an context. The early association of the artist labeled as Abstract Expressionists during the 1960s culmirulted in a group exhibition called "GRUP" in 1967 and another exhibition entitled "Tb.e Expressionists of the 1960s" in 1974. It has since then been associated with arti~ts such as Syed Ahmad Jamal and Latiff Mohidin. Since the 1970s the style has been well accepted and most imponantly locallize in terms of Its subjects and thematiC upproach inherent to Malaysia's cultural context.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NX Arts in general > NX1-820 Arts in general
Divisions: Pusat Pengajian Seni (School of the Arts)
Zoom Profil Pakar (Expert Profile) > Dr. Sarena Abdullah (Arts)
Depositing User: Administrator Automasi
Date Deposited: 17 Oct 2014 03:16
Last Modified: 20 Sep 2017 09:55
URI: http://eprints.usm.my/id/eprint/28259

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