Syed Thajudeen

Born: 
1943
Place: 
Alagan Kulam
Category: 
Senior

SOLO EXHIBITION


1975 | 1st Solo Exhibition, Museum and Gallery, Penang

1975 | 2nd Solo Exhibition, Samat Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur

1997 | 3rd Solo Exhibition, Pelita Hati Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur

2002 | Seroja, Sutra Gallery, Kuala Lumpur

2004 | Love and its Many Splendoured Images, Sutra Gallery, Kuala Lumpur

2006 | Cinta Tercipta… And there is Love…, National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur

2007 | Cinta Tercipta… and There is Love, Pelita Hati, Kuala Lumpur

2007 | Women in Kebaya : A Tribute to Datin Paduka Seri Endon Mahmood, Tanjung Art Gallery Penang

2010 | Paintings on Love, KL Lifestyle Art Space @Jalan Maarof

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS


1970-74 | Annual Shows, Government College of Arts and Crafts, Madras, India

1978 | Malaysian Art 1965-78, Commonwealth Institute, London, UK

1979 | Salon Malaysia, National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur

1982 | ASEAN Mobile Exhibition, Kuala Lumpur/ Singapore/ Jakarta/ Manila/Bangkok

1983 | 2nd Art Biennale, Bangladesh

1985 | 12 Malaysian Artist Exhibition, Taiwan

1988 | Contemporary painting of Malaysia, Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, California, USA

1989 | 1st ASEAN travelling exhibition of painting, Photography and Children Art

1990 | National Open Show, National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur

1990 | Malaysian painting in Cologne, Germany

1990 | First Asian Symposium on Aesthetics Workshop and Exhibition

1991 | Asian International Exhibition, National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur

1991 | Annual Open Show, National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur

1992 | Malaysian paintings in Brussels, Belgium

1993 | Malaysian Art 1993, Petronas Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur.

1994 | Islamic Art, Petronas Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur

1994 | Time and Space -with Indian artists, Menara Maybank

1995 | Man and spirituality, National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur

1995 | International Islamic Exhibition, Jakarta, Indonesia

1998 | Malaysia Artist Group Show 1998, Cultural Foundation, Abu Dhabi, UAE

1998 | Rupa Malaysia, Brunei Gallery, University of London, England

1999 | Malaysian Contemporary Art Exhibition, National Museum of Art, Beijing, China

2001 | Open show, National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur

2003 | 45 @45, National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur

2004 | Contemporary Art of Malaysia at the turn of the 21st Century, Guangdong Museum of Art, China

2007 | Merdeka 50: A Celebration of Malaysian Art, Islamic Art Museum, Kuala Lumpur

2007 | Between Generations: 50 Years Across Modern Art in Malaysia, UM, Kuala Lumpur and USM, Penang

2010 | World Expo Shanghai, China

2012 | Olympic Games Art Exhibition, London

2013 | China Malaysia Friendship Exhibition, China

2013 | M50 , MAP, Kuala Lumpur

2013 | Wajah M50, Morner Gallery, Kuala Lumpur

2015 | Retrospective, Penang State Museum and Art Gallery, Malaysia

 

ART EDUCATION


1968-73 | Diploma in painting, Government College of Arts and Crafts, Madras, India.
1973-74 | Post-Diploma in painting, Government College of Arts and Crafts, Madras, India.

  • Thajudeen’s style draws inspiration from his Indian cultural background. His technique fuses Indian traditional painting with Malay cultural elements.
  • Studying at the Madras College of Arts and Crafts also greatly influenced Thajudeen’s sense of aesthetics.

 

AUCTIONS


2012 October | Henry Butcher Art Auctioneers | Spring Harvest, 1990 | oil on canvas (85cm x 85cm), RM13,200

2014 May | The Edge Auction | Confrontation, 2006 | Oil on canvas (61cm x 61cm), RM 16,500

2014  June| Masterpiece Malaysia| Oil on canvas ( 30.5 x 30.5cm), RM 12,320

2014 November | Henry Butcher Art Auctioneers | Longing for Love, 1991 | oil on canvas (87cm x 87cm), RM15,680

2017 Apr | Henry Butcher ArtAuctioneers | WAITING FOR THE LOVER, 1986 | Oil on canvas laid on board (85cm x 85cm) | RM13,440