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Immigrant master of the Shanghai School Fan Chang Tien taught his Singapore 'disciples' such as Lim Kay Hiong (middle) and Chua Ek Kay (right). Wang Yiting (left) was a master whom Fan learnt from, having studied ink painting under his guidance together with of Wang Geyi, Zhu Wenyun, disciples of the Shanghai School master Wu Changshuo.

Ink-and-paper trove from the Shanghai School

Jan 2, 2015 5:50 AM

THE influence and legacy of artist Fan Chang Tien (1907-1987) has been given more recognition in the last couple of years with a few exhibitions and even a definitive book launch. Another exhibition early in the new calender year further cements his legacy in Singapore.

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