RANGOON — The works of 27 Burmese artists will be on view at Rangoon’s Cloud 31 Gallery from May 23 to 31.
“ODE to MAY” features 30 original watercolor, oil and acrylic paintings by some of the country’s most revered masters, including Win Pe, Kyee Myintt Saw, Win Pe Myint, Pe Nyunt Wai and the late Khin Mg Yin.
Tin Oo, a manager of the gallery and one of the artists featured in the exhibition, said the show takes nature as its primary subject.
“We mainly drew nature,” Tin Oo said, “but visitors will be treated with a variety of paintings such as landscape, portrait, nudes and Burmese women.”
All works are available for purchase, with prices ranging from US$200 to $3,000.
Artist Wei Chit Ko said the name of the exhibition draws on a famous poem by Min Thu Wun, written in 1990, in reference to the election that opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi won in a landslide victory that was never honored.
Cloud 31 Gallery, located at No. 49/ 51, 31st Street (lower block), is open daily 9 am to 5 pm.
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