Myanmar Art News

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei will world premiere his documentary “Human Flow,” about massive human displacement and migration caused by the current refugee crisis, at the upcoming Venice Film Festival. Ahead …

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Art Seasons Singapore is presenting Burmese artist Min Zaw’s solo exhibition, titled “Early Watercolor Works.” For decades Burma lived under severe censorship laws which hindered the art world to a …

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ARTISTS are notoriously tormented – think about Van Gogh and his mutilated left ear. Some argue frustration is part of their creative process, but how about their fans? Should they …

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Heeding the instruction of his father, he followed a strict creative diet of music and arts throughout childhood. The renowned painter, now 82-years-old, has at various times worked as a …

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Myanmar Painter Mon Thet

Myanmar art makes a splash in Italy! The first collective exhibition of Burmese contemporary artists in Italy was unveiled this week. Paintings by Myanmar artists Aung Myint, Chan Nyein Kyaw, …

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Yangon Painting Shwe Sin Aye

A recent exhibit of Myanmar contemporary art held in Thailand, was entitled “You Think You Know Us?”. The organizer, Gold Leaf, deliberately chose this provocative title to notion that art …

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Imagine—as you probably do now and again—that you are God, laboring under the self-appointed task of creating an Eve who will be accounted beautiful at all times and places. History …

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One of my responsibilities here at Artsy Editorial is to ponder the art-historical questions that are perhaps best answered either with a raised eyebrow or by saying, “because duh, that’s …

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Yangon artist Tamalar

As you’re no doubt aware, Burma / Myanmar was a closed country for years and years. While the censorship and closed borders may have eased since 2012, there is a …

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Myanmar Art Italy 2016 is the portrait of a country that begins to find its place in the landscape of contemporary art, actively negotiating its identity in the new global …

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