An ongoing exhibition called "Seven Decades" features old and new works of 18 artists reflecting on important moments throughout the 70 years since Myanmar gained independence.
“This exhibition isn’t about looking at old art from past years. It’s about creating new art to recall past decades,” said Htein Lin.
A new exhibition in Yangon exploring the sexuality of Myanmar women titled "I'm Not Trying to Seduce You" may leave visitors with the opposite impression.
Zaw Moe Thae showcases portraits of people he admires. He has never met these people in person but knows them through books and bedtime stories told by his mother.
Exhibition features 73 works to mark democracy leader’s 73rd birthday.
San Minn’s paintings and installations depict the bitterness, hardship and fear that fill a prisoner’s day.
Doh Eain organization gets local communities in downtown Yangon involved in turning alleyways into green spaces
Thuma Collective, a group of local women photographers, presents the ‘Us and Beyond’ exhibition in Yangon through early next month
In Myanmar there is a saying that when people get old they go to a monastery and pray the rosary. That hardly fits the artists teaming up for a new group show in Yangon.
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.