Bangkok Post reviews
Artful tribute to monks
- Writer: Bangkok Post Editorial
- Published: July 18, 2012 at 3:54 am
The Imaginary of Buddhist Art II will be on show at theOP Garden shopping complex on Charoen Krung Soi 36 from tomorrow until Aug 9 from 10.30am to 8pm. The opening reception is tomorrow at 6.30pm. There are free crayon drawing, watercolour painting and sculpting workshops on July 28 from9amto noon and2pmto 5pm. Call 02-266-0186 or 02-235-1889.
Following the success of "The Imaginary of Buddhist Art" exhibition, which attracted many art lovers and collectors two years ago, a second exhibition of the same title will mark the Buddha Jayanti celebrations.
This time around the "The Imaginary of Buddhist Art II" will showcase more than 50 paintings, drawings and sculptures by 23 leading artists, including Panya Petchchu, Worawit Supajanya, Rearngsak Boonyavanishkul, Watchara Prayoonkum and Natikorn Chinyo.
Many of the artworks portray dedicated monks who are respected for their good conduct and their role in helping spread Buddhist disciplinary practice and the Buddha's teachings to the world.
The works are a tribute in reverence of the goodness and gracefulness of Buddhist monks.