Remembering Yong Mun Sen (Born Kuching, Sarawak, January 10, 1896. Died Penang, September 29,1962)
By Ooi Kok Chuen
August 2010PENANG PALETTE
Often called the "Father of Malaysian Painting", Yong Mun Sen was a fourth-generation Malayan who grew up in Kuching but ended his days in Penang. His many paintings are found in veritable collections throughout the world. Despite his attempts at discouraging his many children to stay away from artistic endeavours, one of his sons, Cheng Wah, became a famous painter in his own right. And it looks like the family talent will move on to another generation.THE LEGEND OF Yong...
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