News and Views
Artist Myo Khin's new Bookposted on Tuesday, 18 December 2012
One of Myanmar's most acclaimed abstract artists, Myo Khin has just published a book about his artistic career and his philosophy of art. A bi-lingual publication, it provides a unique insight into one of Myanmar's most thoughtful and thought-provoking artists.
A Country's New Canvasposted on Friday, 30 November 2012
Photo journalist, Cedric Arnold, investigates Myanmar's contemporary art scene, interviewing River Gallery artist Yang Naing Tun about his work.
Artist Htein Lin in The Economistposted on Monday, 12 November 2012
The Economist meets and talks to Myanmar artist Htein Lin, outlining his extraordinary personal journey and describing how that has shaped his world view and his art.
Artist Htein Lin - The Myanmar Times Newsposted on Friday, 09 November 2012
Asia's Next Art Boomposted on Thursday, 18 October 2012
Collector adds Myanmar to his Asian art collectionposted on Monday, 08 October 2012
US collector Harlan Crowe in interview by Travel and Leisure about his passion for Asian Art and his recent acquisition of paintings by Myanmar artists from River Gallery.
Myanmar artist Chaw Ei Theinposted on Friday, 05 October 2012
Myanmar Artist Chaw Ei Thein speaks from New York about her art and her views about recent developmentsin Myanmar.
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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.