Art for the late Monarch

Art October 11, 2017 10:52

By The Nation

Seacon Square and Seacon Bang Khae have joined with 200 artists for the exhibition “In Remembrance of Our Dedicated King”, which runs from tomorrow (October 12) to October 29.

The exhibition will feature more than 400 portraits and sculptures of the beloved Monarch by National Artists the late Sawasdi Tantisuk, Pratuang Emjaroen, Tawee Rujaneekorn, Preecha Thaothong, Vichok Mukdamni and Chuang Munphinit as well as Jitsing Somboon, Chatchawan Rodklongtan, Chusak Wisanukamron, Thanom Chantakruea, Tawee Kesangam, Sanan Rattana and Prateep Kochabua.

The event also features a series of special works on the theme “Painting Number 9” created by Tawee Rujaneekorn, Vichok Mukdamni, Chuang Munphinit, Sakwut Wisesmanee, Prateep Kochabua, and Prasong Luemuang. They will be on sale at Bt9,000 apiece. 

Some of the paintings on display will also be reproduced on paper and canvas. The limited edition of 99 pieces on paper will go on sale for Bt999 apiece while the limited edition of 19 reproductions on canvas will go for Bt6,999. All proceeds will be used to purchase medical equipment for Siriraj Hospital’s Navamindrapobitr 84th Anniversary Building.

The official opening will take place tomorrow at 4.30pm at the Fountain Court on the Ground Floor of Seacon Square Shopping Centre on Srinakarin Road.