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    Tintin in Thailand

    Life, Apipar Norapoompipat, Published on 20/07/2018

    » As part of the opening of the Bangkok Biennial (the grassroots art festival created by anonymous artists to counter the other two grand biennials coming up this year), ARTIST+RUN gallery will be launching its latest exhibition, "POOL", by Berlin-based Thai-English artist Tintin Cooper tomorrow, 6-9pm.

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    Building them up

    Life, Suwitcha Chaiyong, Published on 02/01/2019

    » Construction workers are usually overlooked even though their work is fundamental to the building of cities. To shine a spotlight on them, German photographer Ralf Tooten exhibits construction-worker portraits in his exhibition "A.W.C. -- Asian Workers Covered", as a reminder of how and by whom Thailand's cities have been built.

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    Subtly subversive

    Life, Ariane Kupferman-Sutthavong, Published on 10/01/2018

    » 'I'm not an artist -- I'm only 50% of an artist," said Michael Elmgreen of the Nordic duo Elmgreen & Dragset on his recent visit to Bangkok.

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    From Barcelona to Bangkok

    Guru, Narada Sai-ngam, Published on 07/04/2017

    » Since settling in Bangkok in 2009, Spanish painter and graphic designer Daniel Monfort Gil continues to express his perspective on the Big Mango through art. His paintings depict ordinary characters in various everyday-settings while portraying the contrasts and liveliness of the beautifully busy Bangkok. The 42-year-old artist had numerous solo and group exhibitions throughout his 23 year painting career. He had his first gallery show in Thailand called "Bangkok, Anytime" and published a book of the same name in 2014. We talked with Daniel about his work and life and his second solo exhibition titled "Bangkok, Anytime. Our World" at Serindia Gallery, O.P. Garden (Tue-Sun 11am-7pm, Charoen Krung Soi 36, fb.com/serindiagallery, 02-238-6410.). The exhibition runs until Apr 30.

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    Carving out history

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 27/03/2017

    » Their skilful hands focused on art pieces they were creating, and their eyes were locked on the details. Their hearts, apparently, were with HM the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who passed away on Oct 13 last year. At the Fine Arts Department's Office of Traditional Arts in Nakhon Pathom, two groups of 20 men and women from all walks of life brought out their best during a recent audition where the office recruited volunteers to help official artisans build a royal urn and coffin and sculpt statues for decorating the royal crematorium.

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    Exhibition asks, 'Has happiness returned to Thailand?'

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 27/07/2016

    » If "Fear" -- Manit Sriwanichapoom's latest photography and video show, which opened over the past weekend at H Gallery, Tang Contemporary Art and Kathmandu Photo Gallery (and at Yavuz Gallery in Singapore at the end of the month) -- isn't the hottest topic of discussion in the capital's art scene already, it soon will be.

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    To Thailand by way of the world

    Life, Kanin Srimaneekulroj, Published on 27/05/2016

    » When asked which photograph among his deep portfolio is his favourite, former chief photographer for the Associated Press of Southeast Asia David Longstreath recalled a picture he took of a boy standing in front of the chapel that held Mother Teresa's funeral in Calcutta, India.

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    Through the look of glass

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 14/10/2015

    » 'By The Glass", a current show at Serindia Gallery by British artist Louise Truslow, is perched somewhere between fine and decorative arts. Most of the kiln-formed glasses are bowl-shaped, yet, displayed against a lit table, they become more like abstract sculptures, immediately rid of function and practicality.

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    Gruesome torture relived with both barrels

    Life, Amitha Amranand, Published on 06/11/2014

    » Almost right after I watched Teerawat "Kage" Mulvilai's solo performance Satapana: Iceberg, I came across Chinese artist Liu Bolin's Hiding In The City performance/photographic series in a book entitled Liu Bolin.

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    Battle of Indrajit a visual spectacular

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 13/11/2014

    » As splendid as ever, the Support Foundation's khon performance, The Battle of Indrajit: Nagabas, premiered on Loy Krathong day last week. Like shows in previous years, the beautiful dances, great acting, glittering sets, costumes and props did not fail to wow the audience. Satirical gags referring to the current political situation also brought a lot of laughter.

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