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Chin Shek Lam

 (1918/22 - 1990)
Chin Shek Lam was active/lived in Ontario, British Columbia / Canada, China.  Chin Shek Lam is known for pure abstract and landscape painting, caligraphy, mandalas.

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Chin Shek Lam (1922 – 1990) (1)

A prominent western Canadian painter and educator, Chin Shek Lam (aka: Chin-Shek Lam; aka: Chien-Shih Lin; aka; Lin Chien-Shih) was best known for his gouache* and ink paintings of calligraphy, mandalas*, the landscape, and pure abstraction* – color, shape, texture and line. His styles included Calligraphy*, Color Field Painting*, Geometric Abstraction* and Modernism*. (2)

His works were the subject of solo exhibitions at the Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton (1975); the University of Lethbridge Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta (1978); the Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta (1979); and the Triangle Gallery of Visual Arts, Calgary, Alberta (2001). They were also included in group exhibitions such as   ...  Displaying 750 of 5499 characters.

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