The development of style in Malaysian printmaking: 1930-2000 / Mohd Jamil Mat Isa

Mat Isa, Mohd Jamil (2018) The development of style in Malaysian printmaking: 1930-2000 / Mohd Jamil Mat Isa. In: The Doctoral Research Abstracts. IGS Biannual Publication, 18 (18). Institute of Graduate Studies, UiTM, Shah Alam.


The development of printmaking started as a medium of communication, be it a religious propaganda or as a tool to achieve independence. Printmaking can be classified into several categories, such as relief printing, intaglio, planographic and now in the modern era, is a digital print. Malaysian printmaking has been developing since the Colonial Era (1930s) by Chuah Thien Teng and Abdullah Ariff. Woodcut and linocut are the techniques chosen by them. Later on, other artists explored the medium; they applied more techniques included the latest digital technology. The objectives of this study are to trace on the development of style in Malaysian printmaking, to identify the factors that influence the development of style in Malaysian printmaking and to document the historical development of Malaysian printmaking. This research will use qualitative methods with art historical approach based on the primary and secondary data. The data collected in the form of text from books, exhibition catalogues, and art auction catalogues. The works of printmaking are divided into two main categories, namely the Pre-Independence Era (1930-1957) and Post-Independence Era (1958-2000)…


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Mat Isa, Mohd Jamil
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NE Print media > Printmaking and engraving
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Institut Pengajian Siswazah (IPSis) : Institute of Graduate Studies (IGS)
Series Name: IGS Biannual Publication
Volume: 18
Number: 18
Keywords: Abstract; Abstract of thesis; Newsletter; Research information; Doctoral graduates; IPSis; IGS; UiTM; Malaysian printmaking; Digital technology
Date: 2018
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