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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 B orn 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 somewh

my childhood dreams

my childhood dreams,
oil on canvas,
3' x 4':

guli itu sirnanya memukau mata
lalu masuk ke sukma
terbawa-bawa dalam mimpi
kerana alam kanak-kanakku sangat indah
seindah geliga sakti

guli itu geliganya
mimpi indahku saktinya
lalu aku menjadi akauntan yang sakti
dengan kira-kira campur tak pernah salah
rakan sepermainan jangan mimpi jadi akauntan
ia hak mutlakku dalam permainan itu!
(Mohamad Al Aziz)


  1. zaman kanak-kanak dulu x bole di pisahkan dengan guli, guna untuk main congkak... hu hu..

    Suka combination colour tu.... best!

  2. sy giler suke dgn krya latif maulan..andai sy dpt knl latif maulan dgn lbh dkt itu sdh ckup mmbggakn..

  3. salam seni, terima kasih syida , eza

  4. salam, sungguh cantik sekali. tergamam seketika saya lihat.



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