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Armenian, 20th century, male.

Active in the USA fromc.1930.

Born 1914; died 1993, in Los Angeles.

Painter. Landscapes, still-lifes. Designs for stained glass.

After emigrating to the USA, Kero Antoyan became a photographer during World War II and then turned to painting. He exhibited mainly in California and devoted much of his time to teaching painting. He is the father of Ares Antoyan....

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Korean, 20th century, female.

Active in France since 1961.

Born 5 July 1937, in Seoul.

Painter, print artist, calligrapher. Designs for stained glass.

Hai-Ja Bang graduated in fine arts of the University of Seoul in 1961, in which year she also arrived in Paris. She worked on frescoes and monument art at the École des Beaux-Arts with Aujame, Lenormand and Bertholle, while she studied stained glass at the École Supérieure des Arts Appliqués in ...

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Israeli, 20th century, male.

Active from 1948 active in Israel.

Born 16 December 1908, in Bucharest.

Painter, engraver, poster artist, graphic designer, decorative designer. Designs for tapestries, and stained glass windows.

He was an architecture student at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, where he later studied painting at the Scandinavian Academy and at the Académie Julian ...

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S. J. Vernoit

American painter and stained-glass artist, of Lebanese birth. After an apprenticeship with the Lebanese painter Habib Srour (1860–1938) in Beirut, he studied from 1932 to 1936 at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris. In 1934 he received the top award for drawing at the school and later exhibited his work at the Salon des Artistes Français. After graduating in ...

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Gordon Campbell

Finnish ceramic and glass designer. In 1945 he joined Arabia porcelain factory, where he dispensed with the notion of the china set in favour of mix and match tableware. His best known series was ‘Kilta’ (designed in 1948, sold from 1953 and relaunched in 1981...

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Japanese, 20th century, male.

Active in Paris from 1913, naturalised in 1955.

Born 27 November 1886, in Edogama, near Tokyo, baptised in 1959; died 29 January 1968, in Zurich.

Painter (including gouache), watercolourist, draughtsman (including ink/wash), fresco artist, print artist (including lithography/etching/aquatint), illustrator, decorative artist...

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Japanese, 20th century, male.

Born 1896, in Gifu Prefecture; died 1985.

Glass artist.

Kagami Kozo graduated from the Tokyo Higher Industrial School in 1915, where he had studied with Rudolph Ina. In 1927 he went to Germany where he studied under Wilhelm von Eiff at the Stuttgart Polytechnic, graduating in ...

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Japanese, 20th century, male.

Born 1895, in Yokohama; died 1972.

Engraver (wood), illustrator, painter, glass painter. Figures, urban landscapes, still-lifes.

First Thursday Society.

Kawakami had no formal training as an artist and always regarded himself as an amateur. However, he attended the studo of the engraver Kiyoshi Goda (...

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Korean, 20th century, male.

Active in France from 1975.

Born 10 September 1940, in Booyo.

Painter. Designs for stained glass.

A calligrapher’s son, Kim studied at the Seoul School of Fine Art from1959 to 1967 in the department of Western painting, and worked there as an assistant ...

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Filipino, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1926, in Manila.

Painter, sculptor, printmaker, designer. Figures, landscapes, cityscapes, genre scenes.

Neo-Realists.

Arturo Luz began his art lessons under the painter Pablo Amorsolo. He studied at the University of Santo Tomas College of Fine Arts and received a scholarship to attend the California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland, California, from which he graduated in ...

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Iranian, 20th century, male.

Active and then naturalised in France.

Born 1928, in Tehran.

Painter, engraver. Designs for stained glass.

Serge Rezvani was born to an Iranian father and a Russian mother, and has lived in France since he was one year old. He studied in the studio of Émile Othon Friesz in the Académie de la Grande Chaumière until ...

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British, 20th century, male.

Born 1877; died 1964.

Stained glass painter, watercolourist.

Leonard Walker created stained-glass windows for churches in London, Lahore and Hong Kong. He was married to Aileen Walker.

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Gordon Campbell

Japanese industrial designer , active in the USA. He worked in Charlotte Perriand ’s Japanese office, and in the 1950s emigated to the USA, where he designed two stools that have since become famous: the fibreglass ‘Elephant’ stool (1954), which was the first all-plastic stool, and the ‘Butterfly’ stool (...