Wed, 26 Jun 2019 01:00
Living, breathing and seeing art
Imagine yourself going on an art-focused trip and staying in hotels designed to stimulate creativity. Agoda.com has put together a list of art museums and galleries around the world to explore, and nearby artistic hotels to immerse yourself after a full day exploring.
Fri, 21 Jun 2019 01:00
Skin deep: Japan’s ‘washi’ paper torn by modern life
Once an indispensable part of daily life in Japan, ultra-thin washi paper was used for everything from writing and painting to lampshades, umbrellas, and sliding doors, but demand has plunged as lifestyles have become more westernised.
Thu, 06 Jun 2019 12:49
Two Americans face deportation after allegedly spray painting property, cars in Pattaya
Two Americans have been arrested in Pattaya for vandalism after they allegedly spray painted walls, doors and several vehicles in Bangkok’s Sampheng area.
Mon, 13 May 2019 01:00
Edo-period professions come to life
A newly discovered Hokusai painting forms the centrepiece of Tokyo exhibition
Tue, 30 Apr 2019 01:00
The mystery of ‘Salvator Mundi’, the world’s most costly painting
Later this year, the Louvre in Paris will host an exhibition of masterpieces by the Italian painter Leonardo da Vinci to mark his death 500 years ago in France.
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 01:00
Terror, folk-art style
German independent artist Heiko Muller makes his Bangkok debut at Le Link Gallery BKK on Soi Ton Son, Ploenchit Road with an exhibition of 25 paintings and one sculpture.
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 01:00
Murals brought to life
A group of animators bring the Ramakien as told through the wall paintings at the Temple of the Emerald Buddha to the screen
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Wed, 13 Mar 2019 01:00
Inner agonies of urban refugees
SEA Junction in collaboration with the TIFA Foundation is holding the exhibition “Inside Out: Bodymaps of Bangkok Refugees” from March 19 to 31 on the curved wall of the 4th floor of the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC). The show displays paintings created by urban refugees living in Bangkok.
Mon, 28 Jan 2019 16:59
Russia nabs suspect over brazen art theft from Moscow museum
Russian authorities Monday arrested a man they believe stole a painting by a famous 19th century artist from a busy Moscow museum in broad daylight a day earlier.
Mon, 28 Jan 2019 12:57
Philippine 'jeepney' artists stalked by extinction
Manila - Bernardo de la Cruz casts his eyes around the nearly silent workshop where he used to toil overtime hand-painting custom decor on jeepneys, the singularly Philippine minibuses facing the scrapheap.
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 11:40
Cave-rescue memorial nearly finished
A large painting depicting “The Heroes” of this past summer’s dramatic cave rescue in Chiang Rai has been installed at a memorial pavilion in front of the cave.
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 17:30
‘The Heroes’ painting to be moved to memorial pavilion in front of Tham Luang Cave
The 14-by-3-metre painting titled “The Heroes”, depicting the Thais and foreigners who took part in the rescue of the 12 “Wild Boars” and their football coach from the flooded Tham Luang Cave in Chiang Rai’s Mae Sai district in June and July, will be moved on Thursday from Wat Rong Khun to a memorial pavilion in front of the cave.
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 01:00
Contrasts on the canvas
An exhibition featuring several never-before-seen paintings and sketches of HSH the late Princess Marsi Sukhumbhand Paribatra goes on display
Fri, 02 Nov 2018 01:00
Fine Arts Department frets over ‘illegal’ gold painting of numerous temples
IMMEDIATE ACTION is required to renovate the hundreds of historical temples painted in gold across the Kingdom, the Fine Arts Department said early this week.
Thu, 25 Oct 2018 17:30
Painting temples gold can land you in jail, warns Fine Art Department
After a report of historical temples being painted gold triggered an uproar on social media, the Culture Ministry’s Fine Art Department on Wednesday warned people to stop unauthorised painting of national heritage monuments as it violates the law.