Than Htay’s ‘Cave People’ series is based on cave paintings combined with texture and color splashes.
Myanmar's lacquerware tradition is believed to have started in Bagan in the 12th or 13th century and the region remains the national epicenter of the industry today.
Bagan's last remaining bottle painter would love to pass the delicate craft on to a new generation. But he says tastes are changing.
Artist Khin Zaw Latt puts his time, energy and money into developing Myanmar’s art scene. He hopes the government will do the same.
Concerts, stand-up comedy, book sales and art exhibitions – all in Yangon this week, as picked by The Irrawaddy.
“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.