The Garden If Mine | Bangkok Post: The Garden If Mine

or see all Lifestyle categories

The Garden If Mine

The Garden If Mine

Categories: Arts & culture events > Art shows

Address: Rotundaand Cafe galleries, Neilson Hays Library, Suriwongse Rd., Suriyawong, Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500 Thailand See map

0 reply, 3,295 viewed


Neilson Hays Library is holding the curiously-titled "The Garden If Mine" exhibition which sees the return of Nat Posila's extraordinary and beautiful large-scale paintings. This time, gigantic yet delicate petals vie for space with monumental columns of bamboo, organised into highly complex abstract rhythms. This exhibition sees a metamorphosis in the maturity of Nat's work, reflected in his exquisitely detailed, hyperreal images of butterflies rendered on an immense scale. Nat spent six years honing his painting skills, reproducing the works of old masters, photographers and famous artists. This time-honoured yet unconventional apprenticeship has had a powerful influence on Nat's technique and has contributed to the remarkable mastery of his chosen medium, oil paint. Nat's sensual flower studies continue to be reminiscent of Georgia O'Keeffe's, but there is a new confidence and distinctive style which has emerged in this exhibition. These paintings have a dual effect on the viewer, being both dynamic and calming. Nat says people need art "to be inspired, to be reminded of the beauty that is often missed in daily life but apparent all around us". The Garden If Mine will be on show at Neilson Hays Library and its Rotundaand Cafe galleries from Tuesday until May 3. The opening reception is on Wednesday at 6pm. The library is located on Surawong Road and opens Tuesday to Sunday from 9.30am to 5pm. Call 086-360-7792.

  • Period

    March 29, 2013 to May 03, 2013

  • Open days

    Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

  • Service hours

    09:30 to 17:00



  • Address

    Rotundaand Cafe galleries, Neilson Hays Library, Suriwongse Rd., Suriyawong, Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500 Thailand

  • Mobile number

    +66 (0) 86-360-7792 

Bangkok Post reviews

  1. Bangkok Post Editorial

    The meaning of if Be 1st to rate

    By Bangkok Post Editorial

     Read all story

Share your thoughts on “The Garden If Mine”

Sign in once and access every part of the website at your convenience!

Please log in to our community to post your comments.
You can sign in to the community by clicking here.

If you weren't part of the community yet, please sign up here.
By being part of this community you will get all these privileges.

Bangkok Post print edition sections

Stay updated everywhere, anytime with Bangkok Post digital products