Eight Pioneers of Malaysian Art

Eight Pioneers of Malaysian Art

by Dr. Tan Chee Khuan


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Eight Pioneers of Malaysian Art is the result of monumental research and documentation by art historian, Dr. Tan Chee Khuan. Handsomely-produced and containing more than 200 depictions of the eight artists’ work, this book promises to become the definitive tome on the pioneer artists of Malaysia.

Further to the beautiful paintings and artwork, the book contains exhaustive essays, notes, biodata and more, ensuring the work will prove illuminating to anyone with an interest in the work, lives and struggles of Malaysia’s most important artists.

Adding to the comprehensive scope of the book, there are insightful contributions from Ooi Kok Chuen, Susie Koay, Dr. Askandar Unglehrt, Lee Joo For and Brother Joseph McNally, as well as statements by the artists themselves whenever possible.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789814561211
Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Pte Ltd
Publication date: 01/07/2015
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 11.20(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Based in Penang, Dr. Tan Chee Khuan is an avid collector and historian of art in Asia, particularly Malaysia. He has published several books on Malaysian art and is regarded as one of the foremost authorities on the subject.

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