w h i t e g r o u n d
a solo exhibition by Fauzulyusri
Opening reception Thursday, 14th September 2017, 7:00 -10.30pm
Venue: TAKSU Kuala Lumpur
Address: 17 Jalan Pawang, Datuk Keramat 54000 Kuala Lumpur
Exhibition Duration : 14th – 30th September 2017
Taksu Kuala Lumpur is proud to host Fauzulyusri’s 11th Solo show in his 2 decade-long career in the Arts. Following his last solo show and book release ‘Tenteng’ in 2015, the exhibition ‘whiteground’ marks a pivotal point of change in fauzul’s style and palette. The show presents 21 new oil on canvas artworks, ready to evoke dialogs between viewers on how the artist expanded his technique in intuitive psychomotor-expression and unique Gestalt method.
Fauzulyusri was born in a village in the Sungai Petani District, Kedah. He received his formal arts education in Fine Arts at the University Teknologi MARA ( UiTM) from 1996 to 1999. Since 1996, he has been active in exhibitions and competitions. Due to his efforts, Fauzul received attention from prominent collectors such as the world renowned British architect, Norman Foster, received numerous awards in painting competitions, including the Incentive Award from Galeri Shah Alam and Jury Award from 2004 Bakat Muda Sezaman competition, as well as a competition at Bank Negara. The artist has been featured in various publication and exhibited in various venues in Malaysia, Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Singapore, Prague, Rep CZECH and London, UK. Fauzulyusri ‘s artworks are in the public collections of Balai Seni Lukis Negara (KL), Bank Negara Malaysia (KL), Kementrian Pembangunan Wanita dan Keluarga (KL), Maybank Finance Bhd (KL, Malaysia), among other institutions.