Cultural Harmony Between People Of Pakistan And Thailand: Paintings By World- Renowned Pakistani Artist Jimmy Engineer
Address: Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, 939, Rama I Rd., Wang Mai, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330 Thailand See map
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Award-winning Pakistani painter's first Thai exhibition
- Writer: Bangkok Post Editorial
- Published: June 27, 2013 at 8:08 am
Cultural Harmony Between People Of Pakistan And Thailand: Paintings By World- Renowned Pakistani Artist Jimmy Engineer is on display at the Bangkok Art and Cultural Centre until July 7. The opening reception is today at6pmon the L floor. The art centre is located on Pathumwan intersection and isopen Tuesday to Sunday from 10amto9pm.Call theEmbassy of Pakistan on 02-253-0288.
Internationally renowned artist and social worker Jimmy Engineer is showcasing his canvas paintings for the first time in the Kingdom in an exhibition to promote the relationship between Pakistan and Thailand.
Held in collaboration with the Embassy of Pakistan, the "Cultural Harmony Between People of Pakistan and Thailand: Paintings by World-Renowned Pakistani Artist Jimmy Engineer" exhibition features 37 canvases and murals from his collection.
The 59-year-old artist has mastered mediums from realism to calligraphy.
His paintings cover a variety of themes including landscapes, cultural and religious paintings, abstracts, calligraphy, historical paintings and self-portraits.
Many of his works are in private collections in Italy, France, Switzerland, Japan, Australia, England, Sweden, Turkey, the US, India, China, Thailand, Singapore and Pakistan.
He has held more than 60 art exhibitions around the world, has led more than 100 walks for noble causes and arranged more than 140 awareness programmes for handicapped, blind and orphaned children.
The artist-philanthropist received the National Endowment of Arts Award in 1988, and the Sitara-i-Imtiaz (civilian award) for art from the government of Pakistan in 2005.