Those who were missing the Toot Yung Gallery, which has been out of the Bangkok arts scene for a while, have nothing to fear _ it's back and bigger than ever. The relocated and renamed Toot Yung Art Center has reopened with a splash in the more convenient on Ekamai Soi 2 with a showcase from resident artist Florence Lucas, aka K.I.M.
Night , a digital print.
The centre's founder Henri Pierre Wirth, heir of the French PSB Industries, has been based in Bangkok for four years and has a strong passion for the arts, especially Thai artists and musicians. He teamed up with French curator Myrtille Tibayrenc, establishing a direction for the centre, which now boasts an artist residency, a working studio space for production and workshops, a gallery and a boutique _ all less than a 10-minute walk from the skytrain.
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