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10 best fine arts galeries in Yangon, Burma (Myanmar)
Particularly problematical could also be the use of abstracts with ambiguity. However, after the relaxation of the restrictions, the pulsating town of Yangon (formerly known as Rangoon) is swarming with galeries. The emergence of a new breed of extraordinary artist who exhibit their work on an international scale. Explore the arts in the old capitol to enjoy this singular story and see the artist flourish here.
It' an institute in Yangon. Some would describe the Lokanat Gallery as dilapidated, others would describe it as Czech; after all, this is a home for the artis. Founded in the 70s as a non-profit NGO, it is the oldest gallery of Yangon and shows both modern and folk music. Whilst the gallery may have experienced better times, it is a delightful centre of Yangon theater.
Pansodan Art's room is so small that the pictures are lined up on each of the walls, from floors to ceilings. You have an interesting and constantly alternating program with modern abstractions, line art, landscape and photo exhibits. Pansodan is more than "just a gallery": Every Tuesday, networkingevents take place, where the latest collections are presented.
After leaving its old facilities at the famed Strandhotel, the River Gallery now takes a fashionable place in Chindwin Chambers. In contrast to most Yangon art studios, it was not created by a Myanmar based painter, but by New Zealander Gill Pattison. It shows works by local unrepresented performers and works every year with major global organizations to make the local community more present.
The autodidactic Aung Myint established the Inya Gallery in the basement of his own house in 1989. He transformed the Yangon arts community, and this new liberty of self-expression is mirrored in his work. His interest in paintings, large-scale installation and performances is mirrored in the gallery, and he often organizes workshop for locals.
The New ZeroArtSpace charitable gallery is a revolution behind the Parkroyal Hotel in Yangon. Residences and exhibitions for internationally acclaimed artist give it a slightly different flair than the other venues in the town. Above all, the daring performances shift the borders after being censored. This work changes often and also shows a series of modern painting, sculpture and photographs.
Nawaday Tharlar Gallery* trustee Ko Pyay Way departed the Pansodan Gallery in 2011 to open a gallery/studio/coffee store with his growing collections of works of modern, current and abstracted work. An artist who has been growing enormously could waste a few lost working hours looking through his paintings - now distributed, dispersed and piled high on each one.
This gallery, next to the Parkroyal Hotel, also serves as a room for vivid open microphone evenings for musician, magician and poet. Not to be mistaken for the Nawaday Gallery, opened by ex-spy Khin Nyunt. Galerie 65 is a vivid and forward-looking gallery hidden in an inconspicuous coloured building on a peaceful living area.
You will be able to see pictures, sculptures and photographs as well as works by renowned artist such as the deceased Khin Maung Yung and aspiring newcomers. The KZL-Galerie is only a brief journey or half an hour's walking distance from the lively area around the famous Shwedagon Pagoda. The gallery's name giver creator and artist Khin Zaw Latt works and resides here, welcoming visitors on the basement level devoted to the work of 20 modern Myanmar art.
Remarkable as the first allowed exhibition of her by the Burmese government, since then she has become a popular museum for Burmese masters. One philanthropist company benefiting from the gallery has financed a college and an arts centre for the benefit of a number of community undergraduates. Khin Zaw Latt is teaching painting once a month. He is a modern performer known for his colorful stylized representations of Buddhist friars.
Now that he has gained recognition internationally for his work, he is concentrating on promoting a new surge of performers in the New Treasure Gallery, a modest flat in the green area of the Golden Valley. From a technical point of view, no gallery.... Between May and September 2017, the stylish Belmond Governor's Residence will present a new show.
"The" is a cooperation of Than Htay, Thit Nay Sann and Ni Lar Tun, works by modern Myanmar artist. Visit the Yangon arts community with an experienced tour leader to get a true glimpse of the local arts past and see some of the trustees of Yangon's best fine arts gallery at our Yangon's Arts & Antiques Insider Experience.