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Visual Arts
Creator:
Chor, Poh Chin 
Subject:
Personalities>>Biographies>>Authors>>Cultural Medallion Recipients
Arts>>Visual Arts>>Painting
Arts>>Visual Arts>>Drawing
Arts>>Visual Arts>>Sculpture
Arts>>Literary Arts>>Poetry
Language:
English
Audience:
Adults|Young People
Type:
Article
File Details:
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Abstract:
Tan Swie Hian (b. 5 May 1943, Pulau Halang, Indonesia–) is a multidisciplinary Singaporean artist known for his poetry, novels, paintings, calligraphy and sculptures. A highly esteemed artist, Tan has received multiple accolades both locally and internationally in the fields of literature, visual arts and the performing arts. For his artistic achievements, he was awarded the Cultural Medallion for Visual Arts in 1987.