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Thursday, October 13, 2011

Biography of Latiff Mohidin

LATIFF Mohidin bersama salah sebuah karyanya yang dipamerkan di Voyage-Kembara Latiff Mohidin di Galeri Petronas.<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />NOTA:<br /><br />TERBITAN<br /><br />UTUSAN<br /><br />MEGA<br /><br />18 JANUARI 2007<br /><br />KHAMIS<br /><br />MUKA 20

Latiff Mohidin is a poet-painter, born on Aug 20, 1938 in Seremban, Negeri Sembilan. Called ‘Boy Wonder’ since age 11, he received his art education at Hochschule fur Bildende Kunste, Berlin, Germany in 1960. In 1969, Latiff furthered his studies in printmaking at Atelier La Courriere in Paris, France and Pratt Graphic Centre in New York, USA. He started writing poetry in the early sixties. Since then, his work has been published in various magazines and translated into English and Chinese. Today, Latiff Mohidin is one of Malaysia’s most celebrated living artist and poet and is considered a national treasure.


Solo Exhibitions (selected)

1963 – Frankfurter Kunstkabinett, Frankfurt – am – Main, Germany
1964 – Ladengalerie, Berlin, Germany
1971 – British Council, Kuala Lumpur
1972 – Commonwealth Institute Art Gallery, London
1973 – Retrospective Exhibition, National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur
1988 – Maybank Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur
1989 – MAS Building, Kuala Lumpur
1994 – Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
1998 – Galeri Petronas, Kuala Lumpur



1953 – 1st prize and special prize in oil painting, Malaysian AgriHorticulture Association, Kuala Lumpur
1960 – DAAD, German Academy Student Exchange Scholarship, Bonn
1968 – 2nd prize Graphic, Honourable Mention in other Media, Salon Malaysia, National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur
1969 – French Ministry of Culture Scholarship, Paris
1984 – S.E.A. Write Award, Bangkok Thailand
1988 – Guest Writer, Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, Kuala Lumpur Literature
1988 – Garis Latiff Mohidin dari Titik ketitik, Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, Kuala Lumpur
1994 – T.K. Sabapathy, (editor), Pago – Pago to Gelombang, 40 years of Latiff Mohidin, Singapore Art Museum
1998 – T.K. Sabapathy, Latiff Mohidin Rimba Series, Galeri Petronas, Kuala Lumpur


Latiff Mohidin Blog : http://catatan-latiffmohidin.blogspot.com

Latiff Mohidin Facebook : http://www.facebook.com/catatan.latiffmohidin


Syafiqah Shahirah said...

he was born in 1941 :)

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