“I don’t like to define my paintings at all. Perhaps they think [paintings] are valuable only when they represent something," said Soe Naing.
Artist Chuu Wai Nyein’s drive to depict women’s challenges and strengths began with an assault on a family member.
A Lethwei fight, cartoon festival, concerts and more – all in Yangon this week, as picked by The Irrawaddy.
A beach party, music fest, pencil painting and branding seminar — all in Yangon this week, as picked by The Irrawaddy.
The new exhibit aims to inspire a new generation of artists by screening a few classics from Myanmar cinema stretching back to the 1950s over the next few weeks.
Min Kyi dedicated his life to his art, now on display at the National Museum in Yangon.
Thar Gyi stopped painting what was popular and started following his inspiration.
Local rock star Kyar Pauk showcases his art at his first solo exhibition.
A Myanmar artist is concerned for the world. He has responded through his art.
Art and photo exhibitions, job fairs, an LGBT party and more – all in Yangon this week, as picked by The Irrawaddy.
‘Diaspora: Exit, Exile, Exodus of Southeast Asia’ exhibition brings together 18 artists from region
Exhibition showcases Myanmar painter Ko Su’s Chinese-style birds and bamboo
An album party, football match, book fair, fashion show, art exhibits and origami — all in Yangon this week, as picked by The Irrawaddy.
Women photographers took home the two top prizes at this year's Yangon Photo Festival for a photo essay about female Kachin soldiers and a collection of self-portraits.
Just months after his passing, works by the artist — who struggled financially all his life — fetch high prices at Yangon exhibition