Malaysian Art’s prodigal son, Anuar Rashid, is back. Again, big time and with a vengeance, a new passion and the same kick-ass attitude. Behold his magnum opus aptly dubbed Where myth, divinity and logic collide in a major defining exhibition, “Mihraj: A Flight Into Space”, with the mock self-deprecatory subtext, “I Am Just a Story-Teller”.
“Mihraj” proves to be more than a vindication. It is a feat that has gone beyond painting, a far cry from “Phatanum”, his actual comeback in 2006 after a 20-year hiatus which received only a whimper of a reception.
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