Georgette Chen

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Georgette Chen Liying was a first-generation Singapore artist and one of the pioneers of the Nanyang style of art. Spending her formative years in Paris, New York and Shanghai where she found success as an artist, she eventually found herself in Singapore as a rare female in a male-dominated visual arts field, influencing a generation of artists as a respected teacher at the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts. In 1982, Chen received the Cultural Medallion for her contributions to visual arts in Singapore.

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