b. Muar, 1935




Signed, dated, titled and sealed (lower left)

Chinese ink and colour on rice paper, mounted

96 cm x 180 cm


Catalogued in “Painting by Tan Puay Tee", Tan Puay Tee, 2019 (p 144)



See all Tan Puay Tee's artworks here



WILD DANCE (2016) by Tan Puay Tee

  • Born in Muar, Johor, Tan Puay Tee is a talented self-taught artist skilled in oil painting and prints. He was invited to participate in exhibitions at the Malaysia National Art Gallery between 1962 – 1969, as well as the National Art Gallery’s Annual Art Exhibition in Kuala Lumpur during 1984 – 1985.


    His works were selected for the ‘Contemporary Art in Asia’ exhibition in 1965 and the ‘Salon Malaysia’ art exhibition in 1968. In 1985, he participated in the Malaysian-Chinese Artists Art Exhibition Kuala Lumpur.


    He held most of his solo exhibitions in his hometown Muar, but also organised solo exhibitions in other places such as A Series of Stories. A Symphony of Life” in Singapore (2002) and Life. Bitter at Younie Gallery, Kuala Lumpur (2012). His collectors include the Malaysia National Art Gallery, Malaysian and Singaporean private collectors.

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