Medium: Oil on canvas, signed by the artist
Size: 166.9cm x 166.7cm
Good To Know: Stretched canvas with wooden box frame, professionally packed, stored in humidity controlled art storage facility, condition report available upon request
What sets Cham apart from his peers is his emphasis on the primitive. The disjointed figures in his paintings resemble the images found on the walls of a prehistoric cave dwelling.
“Cham’s work is evocative of the rich tribal cultures of Southeast Asia. It has allusions to a kind of naive, childlike and simplistic vision.” – Redza Piyadasa, a Kuala Lumpur artist and art historian