Established in 1989, TAKSU is one of Southeast Asia’s leading contemporary art galleries and art consultancy in the region. Credited with over 2 decades of experience in the field and having launched the career of many young and emerging artists today, we are at the forefront of the contemporary art scene in the region. Dedicated to its passion and commitment in fostering and nurturing all of its artists, TAKSU has gained its reputation for representing a top-notch selection of local and international artists with a distinct urban edge.
TAKSU’s artists are recognised academically, regionally and internationally, and spans from established names in the industry to younger up-and-coming talents. Consistently growing and on the lookout for the discovery and addition to our artist representation, our galleries hold over thousands of artworks for selection.Apart from exhibitions, TAKSU gives back to the art community by creating a platform for established and emerging artists to share their pool of creativity and knowledge.
For START London Art Fair, Taksu proudly presents 3 contemporary artists from Malaysia : Najib Ahmad Bamadhaj, Fazrin Abd Rahman and Fauzulyusri Mohd Yusof.
Najib Abd Rahman was born in 1987 in Johor, Malaysia. He completed his Diploma in Fine Art from UiTM Lendu Alor Gajah, Melaka in 2008, followed by B.A (Hons) in Fine Arts (Fine Art) from UiTM Shah Alam, Selangor in Malaysia, 2010. To date, Najib has participated in numerous group exhibitions, among which are: Extreme Portrait (2016), Locals Only (2016), S.U.A.R.A.S.A.3 (2014), 8th Art Expo Malaysia 2014, Merdeka Show (2014), 99 (2014), Young Guns (2013), Earth (2012), ExEndangered, a two-man show with Hirzaq Harris at TAKSU KL (2011), Visual Art Award (2011) and many others. Najib was the finalist of MRCB Art Awards at National Art Gallery KL (2008), 1 st Prize Winner in Tanjong Heritage Art Competition in Kuala Lumpur (2010). and Finalist of VAA in Kuala Lumpur (2011). Najib Ahmad Bamadhaj currently lives and works in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Fazrin Abd Rahman was born in 1989 in Malaysia and he completed his Diploma in Fine Arts from UITM Sri Iskandar in Perak followed by B.A. in Fine Art (Sculpture) in UITM Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia. To date, Fazrin has participated in numerous group exhibition, among which are: Locals Only! by Taksu Gallery (KL), ArtExpo Malaysia by Taksu Gallery (KL), ADA Show by Sugars (KL), Bi Lateral Bonds by Taksu Gallery (SG), Rubanization by Galeri Seni Tengku Nur Zahirah (KL), View From The Six by G13 Gallery (KL).
Fazrin had his first Solo Exhibition “Maze” by Taksu Gallery (KL) in 2016. Fazrin currently lives and work in Ara Damansara, Selangor.
Fauzulyusri Mohd Yusof was born in 1974 in Kedah, Malaysia. Fauzulyusri graduated from UiTM Shah Alam with a Degree in Fine Art (Drawing) in 1999. To date, Fauzul has had numerous solo shows, among which are : TENGTENG (2015), Coreng (2013), Guris (2011), Raw (2009), Ground (2007), Neolithic (2006), Pop Primitive (2004), Cages (2003) and Work On Canvas (2001). He also participated in group shows in Asia, Southeast Asia and internationally.
Fauzulyusri’s works have been sold in auction at Christie’s, leading auctions houses, hotels, banks and top corporations in Malaysia such as Khazanah Nasional, Bank Negara Malaysia, Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur, HSBC Bank, Maybank, Traders Hotel Kuala lumpur and Southern Finance.
- Incentive Awards, Shah Alam Gallery (2000)
- Special Mention Awards, The Young Contemporaries, National Art Gallery Kuala Lumpur (2002)
- Special Mention Prize, Kijang Awards, Bank Negara Malaysia Kuala Lumpur (2004).
He won the Juror’s Prize in the National Visual Art Gallery’s Young Contemporary Artist Award in 2014.
Other awards include Incentive Award, Shah Alam Art Gallery Open, 2000;
Special Mentions in the Young Contemporary Artists competition in 2002 and Bank Negara’s Kijang Award in 2014.
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Acrylic on wood panels
Sehelai Sehelai, 2017
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Oil and acrylic on jute
Oil on canvas