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Henry Butcher Art Auctioneers - The Young Contempo Auction
By Linda Leoni


Henry Butcher Art Auctioneers is excited to launch its new initiative - The Young Contempo Auction (T.Y.C.A.) - where works by young and contemporary Malaysian artists will go under the hammer on Saturday 29 September 2012, 4pm at MATRADE Exhibition and Convention Centre. Part of the 1Malaysia Contemporary Art Tourism(MCAT) Festival, this inaugural auction will showcase trends of very active new generation of local creative talents. As an effort to encourage these budding artists,the proceeds will be awarded to programmes and organisations that support and promote emerging artists in Malaysia.

Fauzul Yusri, Grey Park, 2006, oil on canvas
 Haslin Ismail, Magic Circus, 2006, mixed media collage on paper

Haslin Ismail, The Very Extraordinary Voyage, 2010, mixed media on canvas
There will be 35 lots on offer, showing great variety and spanning all forms of media from works on canvas and paper to mixed media sculptures, prints and photography, as well as fantastical themes that display the young imagination at its best. Most pieces are estimated at an affordable price range - well below RM10,000 in order to encourage art collecting in Malaysia, while all artists featured are exceptionally promising young artists who are steadily garnering attention in the Malaysia art scene.

Mat Ali Mat Som, Hero Series Tok Gajah

Meor Saifullah Lulaed, Do I Care, 2011, mixed media on canvas

T.Y.C.A. will include works by Cheng Yen Pheng, C.K. Koh, Donald Abraham, Fadly Sabran, Fauzul Yusri, Haslin Ismail, Mat Ali Mat Som, Najib Ahmad Bamadhaj, Raduan Man, Poodien, Samsuddin Lappo, Siund Tan, Stephen Menon, Tan Chee Hon, Tang Yeok Khang, Wong Chee Meng and more.

 Renny Chong, Table of Me Generation, 2010, oil on canvas

Shaifuddin Mamat, Long Live Death Zero Point, 2010, oil, acrylic, silkscreen & collage on canvas

Don't miss the viewing at Black Box, Publika from the 20th to 23rd of September 2012 and later at MATRADE Exhibition and Convention Centre (MECC) during Art Expo Malaysia from the 26th to 29th September 2012.

The auction will commence on 29th September at level 3, MECC at 4pm.
For more details, please contact Henry Butcher Art Auctioneers at 03-2691 3089 / 012-227 5325, email or visit
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