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Alan Powers

English illustrator and author. From 1905 he grew up in England, becoming a professional artist in 1926 after part-time study at the Westminster School of Art, London. He became known as an illustrator of genre scenes in a variety of media, often with a comic Victorian flavour. He was best known for illustrated stories, the first of which, ...

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R. Siva Kumar

Indian sculptor and painter . The example of rural craftsmen inspired him to paint curtains for village theatre and posters for the nationalist demonstrations before he was taken in 1925 to the art college at Santiniketan in West Bengal by the nationalist leader, publisher and patron Ramananda Chatterjee (...

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Vietnamese, 20th century, male.

Born 1940, in Hanoi.

Painter (gouache), watercolourist, pastellist, poster artist. History painting, genre scenes.

Do Manh Cuong studied at the school of fine arts in Hanoi, graduating in 1971. He paints in gouache on silk and paper. A war painter, he has used gauze bandages meant for the injured as support for his pictures. His works include ...

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Vietnamese, 20th century, male.

Born 1945.

Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, draughtsman, poster artist. Historical subjects, figures, scenes with figures, genre scenes.

A war painter, Phan Mai Truc’s output constitutes a precious historical document of the period from the Tet Mau Than offensive in 1968 to the reunification of Vietnam in ...

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Filipino, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1953, in Roxas City, Philippines.

Painter, assemblage artist, graphic designer. Religious, socio-political themes, historical subjects, objects.

Black Artists of Asia.

Norberto Roldan studied at the University of Santo Tomas, majoring in visual communication. He also took graduate courses in art studies at the University of the Philippines. In ...

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Amy Fox

Filipino graphic designer and art educator, also active in the USA . Known for her elegant typography and layered imagery, Tenazas’ design work focuses on the importance of language. After earning her BFA in the Philippines in 1976, Tenazas started her design career working for pharmaceutical companies Bristol-Myers and Smith Kline Corporation. In ...