Nocturnal is a self-depiction of the artist in his times of fear and rejection. Here, he lies in a metamorphic state, seemingly lying in wait to arise from his gloomy state. The brighter landscape on the wings betrays hints of optimism that the community will be kind to his artistic beliefs.


Title: Nocturnal

Artist: Haafiz Shahimi

Size: 146 cm x 188cm

Medium: Oil and Charcoal on canvas

Year: 2014


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