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Personalities · Foo, Eric Chee MengThis 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...
Personalities · Arts · Foo, Eric Chee MengThis 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...
Personalities · Foo, Eric Chee MengThis 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.
Personalities · Foo, Eric Chee MengThis is a half-length portrait of Chew Kok Chang, the recipient of the Cultural Medallion Award 1999 in literature. Besides poetry and mini-novels, Chew has also written and translated children’s literature actively, which includes poems, nursery rhymes, fairy tales and folktales. Title devised by Library staff.
Personalities · Foo, Eric Chee MengThis 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.
Personalities · Arts · Foo, Eric Chee MengPictured 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.
Personalities · Foo, Eric Chee MengThis 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.