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Bangkok Sculpture Center

 

Room 407, 4th floor

Chuang Moolpinit : Love Dharma Esthetic Art Exhibition in the Collection of SermkhunKunawong
Date: Now–1 July, 2018
Location: Bangkok Sculpture Center BACC branch on 4th Floor at Room 407
By Bangkok Sculpture Center 
 
Chuang Moolpinit is Thailand’s leading artist well-known for his unique, intricate freehand drawing style. Over the past 50 years of his career, Chuang has combined the beauty of traditional Thai drawing style with modern art realism to create unique works of art. His works marvelously portray the themes of idealism and nature, cycle of life, philosophy, and religion in a sublime manner.ย่อหน้า  Chuang Moolpinit : Love Dharma Esthetic Art Exhibitionpresents the distinctive way of creating art works. ChaungMoolpinit’s drawings are characterized with fascinating fine lines and sublime beauty. RongWongsawan, a famous Thai writer and National Artist, once named him “The artist who sees the beautiful smile of an ant”.  Chaung’s works are outstanding with a harmonious blend of intricate fine lines commonly found in traditional Thai drawings with modern art realism. The beauty of Chuang’s artworks reveal his interest in nature, Buddhism, sometimes combining well-known stories in Thai literature and Buddhism with his fantasy, making his works varied in styles. His first period reflects the surrealism and becomes various styles.Additionally, Chaung has also created several pieces of beautiful Buddhist art. One of the most well-known is Phra Buddha Abayamongkolsamangkhee, created by the order of the Supreme Patriarch for presentation to His Majesty King BhumibolAdulyadej of Thailand. The images were distributed by His Majesty to every province of Thailand on the occasion of the Rattanakosin Bi-centennial Celebration. Other works include “The Two Lions” sculptures for decoration of Kasikorn Bank’s Headquarters and now relocated to SirindhornTheprattanaram Temple in NakhonPathom Province. Later, the Kasikorn Bank allowed Bangkok Sculpture Center to make a replication and it is on display at Bangkok Sculpture Center.
    
These 17 artworks are the part in the collection of SermkhunKunawong and his two daughters which include more than 400 pieces of ancient and modern art.
For more information please contact: 02-790-3888 ext.1303 / 1314
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