Silpa Bhirasri: sculptor
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Silpa Bhirasri (Thai: ศิลป์ พีระศรี; rtgs: Sin Phirasi; IPA: [sǐn pʰīːrásǐː]), born Corrado Feroci (15 September 1892 – 14 May 1962) was an Italian-born sculptor who worked mainly in Thailand. He is considered the father of modern art in Thailand and was instrumental in the founding of today’s Silpakorn University.
This introduction to Silpa Bhirasri is edited from the full article here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silpa_Bhirasri