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  • Dr Wong Meng Voon (黄孟文博士) : half-length portrait

    Personalities · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    Shown here is a photograph of Dr. Wong Meng Voon i.e. Huang Mengwen) who is one of Singapore's most well-known Chinese authors. He was the first recipient of the Cultural Medallion in Chinese literature in 1981. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Iskandar Jalil : half-length portrait

    Personalities · Arts · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    This is a half-length photograph of Iskandar Jalil (b. 1940, Singapore -). He is a highly-regarded local ceramist who uses fine clay to develop bowls and pots into art works, integrating Japanese and Islamic styles. He was awarded two Colombo Plan scholarships, to study textiles in India (1962) and ceramic...
  • Goh Beng Kwan : half-length portrait

    Personalities · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    This is a photograph of Goh Beng Kwan, a leading second-generation artist in the Singapore’s cultural scene. Goh specialises in mixed media art and was awarded the Cultural Medallion in Visual Arts in 1989 for his artistic contributions to Singapore. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Choo Hoey : half-length portrait

    Personalities · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    This is a half-length photo shot of Choo Hoey, founder and conductor emeritus of the Singapore Symphony Orchestra (SSO). He was also its resident conductor and music director from 1979 to 1996. He was one of the recipients of the inaugural Cultural Medallion in 1979. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Phan Wait Hong : half-length portrait

    Personalities · Arts · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    Pictured here is Mdm Phan Wait Hong, Singapore’s most celebrated Beijing opera doyenne and recipient of the 1992 Cultural Medallion (Theatre). Title devised by Library staff.
  • Thomas Yeo : half-length portrait

    Personalities · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    This ia a photograph of Thomas Yeo, who represents one of the Singapore’s “second generation artists” who studied in the West. Yeo mixed media collages in which he used recycled ideas from his landscape paintings, and incorporating a multitude of available materials. In 1984, he was awarded the Singapore Cultural...
  • Foo Tee Jun : half-length portrait

    Personalities · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    This is a photograph of Foo Tee Jun, a highly regarded and artistically distinguished photographer of salon photography. Foo Tee Jun was awarded the Cultural Medallion for Photography in 1989. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Lin Chen : headshot

    Personalities · Arts · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    This is a photograph of Lin Chen, who was a playwright and one of the early pioneers of Singapore theatre. He was awarded the Cultural Medallion (Theatre) in 1982. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Wong Yoon Wah : half-length portrait

    Personalities · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    This is a photograph of Wong Yoon Wah, recipient of the 1989 Cultural Medallion for Literature. Title devised by Library staff.