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School of Indochina, 20th century, male.

Born 20th century, in Vietnam.

Painter, decorative artist.

Hoai Nam's paintings and lacquerware have been exhibited in Paris.

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Vietnamese, 20th century, male.

Born 1912, to a family originally from Ha Bac province.

Painter, lacquerer. Scenes with figures, figures, landscapes.

Hoang Tuch Chu graduated from the school of fine arts in Hanoi in 1941 and specialized in lacquer work. He favours themes from rural life, and his compositions are robust and well put together....

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Monique D. J. M. Teunissen

(b Magelang, Aug 5, 1927; d Amsterdam, Jan 1, 1975).

Dutch interior designer and industrial designer of Indonesian birth. After training at the Instituut voor Kunstnijverheidsonderwijs (now the Gerrit Rietveld Academie), Amsterdam (1950–54), he rapidly established himself as a designer. His first industrial contacts were made as a consultant/adviser to the Good Living foundation (1954–6). In the post-war years Kho played an important role in stimulating the cooperation between designers and industry and influenced the design policies of various Dutch furniture producers, including Wagemans/Artifort, Maastricht, and CAR, Katwijk. He was also an active organizer and initiator of various exhibitions and congresses. Through his versatility, original ideas and remarkable creativity he was considered as one of the most eminent Dutch designers. His work is distinguished both by its playfulness and originality and by a desire to achieve something more than a rational organization of interior space. Nevertheless, his work was clearly based on rational, analytical elements; he was familiar with the principles of the Bauhaus through his teacher ...

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Cambodian, 20th – 21st century, female.

Active in France.

Born 11 July 1955, in Phnom Penh.

Painter, draughtswoman, decorative artist.

Lim Hann was a student at the school of fine arts in Phnom Penh. From 1973 to 1975 she decorated cinema auditoria in Phnom Penh and designed cinema and theatre publicity posters. She continued this work in Bangkok between ...

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Vietnamese, 20th century, male.

Born 1908, to a family originally from the province of Ha Tay; died 1993.

Painter, lacquerer.

Nguyen Gia Tri graduated from the Indochina fine arts college. He lived in Hong Kong between 1946 and 1951 and settled in Saigon (now Ho Chi Minh City) in ...

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Vietnamese, 20th century, male.

Painter, decorative artist.

Nguyen Sao has exhibited paintings and lacquerwork.

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Gordon Campbell

Close-grained wood taken from the trees of the genera Dalbergia; the traditional source was Brazil, where it is known as Jacaranda; the variety from South and South-east Asia is Indian rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia). The name rosewood alludes to its odour rather than its appearance. It was widely used by cabinetmakers in 19th-century England, France and Germany....

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Gordon Campbell

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Teapoy  

Gordon Campbell

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Vietnamese, 20th century, male.

Born 1910, in Haiphong; died 1994.

Painter, engraver, lacquerer.

Tran Van Can graduated from the Indochina fine arts college in 1936 and was director of the fine arts college of Vietnam from 1954 to 1964 and president of the Artists’ Association ...

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Vietnamese, 20th century, male.

Born in Indochina (now Vietnam).

Painter, decorative artist.

Paintings and lacquerwork by this artist have been exhibited in Paris.