2019 UOB Painting of the Year

Human, Human, Human, Copy of Mimetic Desire

2019 Most Promising Artist of the Year
Emerging Artist Category
Indonesia

 

Artist: Muhammad Yakin
Title: Human, Human, Human, Copy of Mimetic Desire
Medium: Mixed media on paper (Acrylic and Chinese ink)
Size (cm): 180 x 84

Human, Human, Human, Copy of Mimetic Desire depicts today’s phenomenon of modelling oneself to an idol, symbolising the desire to imitate in order to gain acceptance and recognition in society. The artwork also reflects the journey of self-discovery before an individual is able to find his or her true identity.

Artist’s Bio

Muhammad Yakin

Muhammad Yakin

Mr Yakin has actively participated in several group exhibitions, one of which was “BEBAS” Sakato Art Community exhibition, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.