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Arts CultureTatler To-Do's: 5 Exhibitions To See In Bangkok In May

Tatler To-Do's: 5 Exhibitions To See In Bangkok In May

Tatler To-Do's: 5 Exhibitions To See In Bangkok In May
By Pichaya Petrachaianan
By Pichaya Petrachaianan
May 03, 2019
Find out what's going on in the city's art scene

Despite the hot weather, Bangkok's art scene is still thriving with plenty of exciting exhibitions happening right now. From multimedia shows to international collaborations, here are five exhibitions you shouldn't miss:

1/5No History In A Room Filled With People With Funny Names 5

After his phenomenal video project GHOST:2561, Bangkok and New York based artist Korakrit Arunanondchai is back at Bangkok CityCity Gallery with Alex Gvojic to present No History in a Room Filled With People With Funny Names 5. Paralleling the last project, Arunanondchai explores oral storytelling and mythmaking, utilising video as a prime medium. The gallery is distubringly transformed to accompanying the footages, which were filmed in Chiang Rai and Udon Thani.  

Venue: Bangkok CityCity Gallery

Gallery Hours: 1-7pm (Wednesdays-Sundays)

Runs until: May 19, 2019

Click here for more information.

2/5From Monet To Kandinsky

Fans of renowned European artists like Claude Monet, Paul Signac and Wassily Kandinsky cannot miss this multimedia exhibition as over 1,500 artworks from 16 of the greatest painters of the west are projected onto surround screens. Collaborating with over 20 galleries worldwide, iconic pieces are enlivened with multimedia technology, giving a modern reinterpretation to the age-old pieces at River City. Go immerse yourself. 

Venue:River City Bangkok

Gallery Hours:  10am-10pm

Runs until: July 21, 2019

Book tickets hereClick here for more information.

3/5Art Rotation Series Vol. 3: Panya Vijinthanasarn

The Art Rotation has come to its third spin, now with national artist Panya Vijinthanasarn. Known for several commission works, such as the mural paintings at Siam Commercial Bank's headquarters and Ready Myth: Democrazy at the Queen’s gallery, Panya has created a special series for 137 Pillars' third Art Rotation. Titled Resplendency & Obscurity, the collection touches on Buddhist concepts and the fading glory of its reign.

Venue: 137 Pillars Suites & Residences 

Gallery Hours: 11am-8pm

Runs Until: May 23, 2019

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The Centara Grand Hotel at CentralWorld is presents Verapong Sritrakulkitjakarn’s Anthology for a philanthropic cause. Anthology is a collection of oil paintings featuring historical motifs. The works showcase swift strokes, reflecting the artist’s expressive style and how he paints without sketching. While there is no fee to view the works, visitors are welcomed to purchase pieces from the exhibition. The money will be donated to the Priest Hospital Foundation.

Venue: Sky Lobby, 23 floor, Centara Grand at CentralWorld

Gallery Hours: 10am–8pm

Runs until: August 2, 2019

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5/5Japanese Design Today 100

It's a fact that the Japanese are serious about design. For those who can't get enough of the perfect minimalism and meticulousness of Japanese designers, TCDC has joined forces with the Japan Foundation to showcase 100 important milestones of Japanese design from 1950 to the 90s. 

Venue: 1st Floor,TCDC Bangkok 

Gallery Hours: 10:30am–9pm (closed on Mondays)

Runs until: May 26, 2019

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See also: Explore Gender Beyond Skin With Norm Yip At River City Bangkok


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