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Latif Maulan - An artist on a voyage of self discovery By Gerry Long

Latif Maulan - An artist on a voyage of self discovery 
By Gerry Long


Born in 1974 in the state of Pahang, Malaysia, in the quiet village of Lebu, Latif's early childhood was spent with his family in their bamboo house near a small river. Those early years invoked in him a great love of nature, particularly the Jungle and river where he spent so many happy hours with his family and friends.
It was with the help of two of his sisters that he initially commenced to draw, and not surprisingly his  first drawings reflected his love of the landscape that surrounded him.
He started Primary school in 1981 studying at Skolah Menengah Kebangsaan, Lebu and then continued his education at Skolah Menengah Kebangsaan, Bentong.  Although initially in the Science stream, his keen interest in art soon prompted him to transfer to the Art stream.
He finished high school in 1991, but due to financial constraints, had to forgo further studies at university level. Then followed a somewhat chaotic period…

Silhouette Journey

Silhouette Journey

Artists: Latif Maulan
Title: Silhouette Journey
Size: 36 Inch x 48 Inch
Mdium: Oil On Canvas
Collection of Mr. Antonio Marely-President of Atalia Funiture (Italy)
2006 © All Right Reserved
RM 7000.00

A women in the front of the bus, face contorted with misery. She is not alone . A shadow lurks in the background. Does he mean her any harm or does it just so happen that the bus is empty on that day? SILLHOUETTE JOURNEY recalls a real life incident in newspapers a little while back where a women was raped and killed on bus in the early morning while going to work.

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