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Artist Thawan Dachanee dies at 74

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Mourners visited the house of Thawan Dachanee on Wednesday to bid farewell to the venerated National Artist, who died early in the morning. He was 74. 

Artist Thawan Dachanee visits his art exhibition at the Siam Paragon shopping centre on Dec 16, 2103. He died on Wednesday. (Photo by Apichit Jinakul)

Born on Sept 24, 1939 in Chiang Rai, Thawan studied at the Poh Chang Art and Craft College in Bangkok and furthered his studies at Sikpakorn University, where he was groomed by late professor Silpa Bhirasri.

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