A show for lovers of of art
The Covid-19 pandemic can't stop enthusiasts from enjoying the aesthetics of art as G111 Gallery Antiques & Collectibles in Bangkok has gathered masterpieces by the country's top artists for those looking for inspiration.
Opening its doors last October with the aim to promote the art, culture and history of Siam and to be a hub for Thai and foreign collectors with a passion for artistic and historical collectibles, the gallery puts on show almost 30 paintings as well as a number of sculptures by dozens of great Thai artists who made their names in the international art scene.
Among them are national artists such as Chalerm Nakiraks who was renowned for portraying Thai culture and traditions and natural scenery through oil and watercolour paintings; Pichai Nirand whose works are influenced by Buddhist teachings; and Kamol Tassananchalee whose printmaking, Buddha's Footprint, was printed in Gardner's Art Through The Ages, an American textbook on the history of art.
Also witness the beauty of art through distinctive sketches with a black pen and crayon by great poet and national artist Angkarn Kalayanapong; paintings that play with light and shade while depicting Thai culture and history by national artist Preecha Thaothong; as well as a horse sculpture by Rearngsak Boonyavanishkul.
The other works are masterpieces by Pat Bunyarang, Hatai Bunnag, Sompop Budtarad, Chatchawan Rodklongtan, Warawoot Chusangthong, Sompong Chanthuam, Piriya Krairiksh, Niran Kraisornrat, Suchart Wongthong, Sa-ngad Pui-ock and Somyot Khamsaeng.
Paintings and sculptures are arranged in a home corner setting filled with a warm and cosy atmosphere. The gallery is located on the 4th floor of River City Bangkok, Charoen Krung 24, and opens Tuesday to Sunday from 11am to 6pm. There is no admission fee.
Visit facebook.com/G111Gallery or call 063-225-1555.