News and Views
Exile artist, Win Pe, returns to Myanmarposted on Friday, 05 October 2012
Win Pe, one of Myanmar's multi-talented artists, talks about how happy he is to be back in Yangon aged 78 after 18 years living in the US.
River Gallery in The Hamptonsposted on Monday, 06 August 2012
"Burma Rising", a fund raiser and exhibition of 14 Myanmar artists from River Gallery, was held in The Hamptons, just outside of New York on Long Island , on July 14th this year. George and Joan Hornig, noted philanthropists, generously opened their beautiful house and invited their many friends and contacts along to the event. It was the first time that many of these New Yorkers had experienced Myanmar contemporary art, and the reaction was overwhelmingly positive. "We didn't know there were som many great artists in Burma" was a typical comment. The Cetana Educational Foundation benefited from a percentage of art sales and donations from the guests.
The New York Times features Myanmar's contemporary art sceneposted on Monday, 06 August 2012
Ceil Miller Bouchet, journalist with The York Times, visits the country and is intrigued by the contemporary art scene, producing this article which brims with her own enthusiasm for the country and its artists.
Artist Khin Zaw Latt talks to "Art Asia"posted on Monday, 06 August 2012
One of our most successful and accomplished artists of the younger generation, Khin Zaw Latt's talent is matched by his desire to help his fellow artists and be an ambassador for Myanmar art on a global stage. This article in the May edition of Asian Art News talks to him about his career and his art, describing how he won the 2011 National Portrait Award in Myanmar.