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1944

October 1944 Painting for Tribal Chief Hu Zhonghua

October 1944 Painting for Tribal Chief Hu Zhonghua

Painting found on the internet in 2010, owner unknown. The painting is of an arch, a symbol of peace and harmony.

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1947

1947 Scenes of Vietnam

1947 Scenes of Vietnam

Huang Yao wrote, “The paintings I did of ladies under the human figure category were rather popular, I think because the painting is rather 'pretty'. It’s a pity that in Chinese paintings, when they paint the subject of ladies, they are often depicted as rather old fashion. Alternatively, in the western paintings, ladies are painted nude, which is kind of inappropriate for Asians to hang in their living room. But old fashion paintings are not 'exciting' enough!”

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1950

Paintings in Foreign Environments - Human Figures in Thailand

Paintings in Foreign Environments - Human Figures in Thailand

Most people think that it is difficult to use Chinese ink and brush to paint what you see. This is basically a matter of skillful application of ink and water with the Chinese brush.

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1950

Paintings in Foreign Environments - The Old Bangkok City Wall

Paintings in Foreign Environments - The Old Bangkok City Wall

While I was in Bangkok in the early 1950's, there was a remaining stretch of an old city wall in that city (I wonder whether it is still there?). I had used the Chinese brush and ink painting technique to paint it as it was then.

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1956

April 2 1956: Huang Yao arrives in Singapore

April 2 1956: Huang Yao arrives in Singapore

Cartoonist that brought us “Niubizi” Huang Yao, arrives in Singapore

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1956

June 26 1956: Chuyun Shu presented to Lim Yew Hock (Lin Youfu)

June 26 1956: Chuyun Shu presented to Lim Yew Hock (Lin Youfu)

Huang Yao’s Cartoon Exhibition will open tomorrow at the British Council. (May 29th – July 4th) The Chinese Society will host an exhibition by the reputed cartoonist and Niubizi’s creator, Huang Yao from the 29th of this month till 4th of July at the British Council on Stamford Road (the Museum).

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