Tissues and medical gauze artwork helps Saiful Razman win top UOB art prize


Saiful Razman's pandemic-themed artwork titled 'Walk In Silence, Don't Walk Away In Silence' was announced as the 2021 UOB Painting of the Year (Malaysia) award winner in an online ceremony on Oct 25. Photo: Handout

Award-winning contemporary artist Saiful Razman has added another accolade to his name when his pandemic-themed artwork titled Walk In Silence, Don't Walk Away In Silence was announced as the 2021 UOB Painting of the Year (Malaysia) award winner in an online ceremony on Oct 25.

Razman, 41, received a prize of RM100,000 and now stands a chance to win a one-month residency programme at either the renowned Fukuoka Asian Art Museum in Japan or the UOB Art Gallery in Shanghai, China next year.

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