Painter Harn Lay, photographer Sai Kyaw Khaing challenge social mores with their nude studies
22 The News For 22 October 2018
Painter Kyaw Kyaw Lwin’s surreal preoccupations will be on display in his first solo exhibition on Oct. 20-24 in Yangon.
Artist Aung Win, famous for colorful depictions of Kyaukse elephant dancers, delves into the world of nudes with bold elegance.
A football friendly, classical music concert, boxing, reggae and more — all in Yangon this week, as picked by The Irrawaddy.
The winning bid for the bust, sculpted by a Norwegian artist, was made by the chairman of a company working in mineral production, infrastructure and construction, and real estate.
Youn Ni Ko, a young Burmese singer-songwriter who grew up in Cyprus, refuses to be confined to a single genre.
Painter Tin Maung Oo has long trained his artistic eye on rural Myanmar and her traditions. For his 11th solo exhibition, the devout cubist is branching out.
Ne Tun is known for combining traditional Myanmar art with modernist aesthetics. For his latest show he has brought together another unlikely pairing — love and horror.
“We’re sending a message about society’s problems and we hope the audience gets it,” said Kaung Myat Maung.
A trio of modernist artists has brought scenes of Chin State’s Falam and the famous elephant dance festival of Kyaukse to downtown Yangon.
Vibrant footwear, handbags made by Myanmar’s Heart catching on among both locals and foreigners
MPP Ye Myint's latest show is filled with majestic paintings of a bygone Bagan's temples and gates. But the works hold a critical message.
Many in Myanmar still believe that a man will lose his "hpone," or spiritual power, if his clothes are washed with a woman's sarong. Htein Lin wants them to reconsider.
Twenty-seven modernists are displaying more than 50 works at a contemporary art exhibition at OK Art Gallery in Aung San Stadium.
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