Monday, January 25, 2010

Contemporary Burmese Art: Ideas and Ideals

by win pe

by paw thame

Contemporary Burmese Art: Ideas and Ideals

16 Burmese Artists

Co-sponsored with the New York Open Center , Interfaith Center of New York, & ACC (Asian Cultural Council)

This event provides a unique opportunity for the Burmese artistic community to show the full range of their work. Emphasis is upon contemporary Burmese art as it is happening now and its diverse manifestations—spiritual, political and cultural. Seventeen Burmese artists will display their painting, photography, sculpture, perfor­mance and video art, and documentary films. The evening includes a presentation about Burmese art by Sandi Tun and discussion with many of the artists.

The artists in the exhibit include:

  1. Win Pe (Mary Land)
  2. Paw Thame (Texas)
  3. Aung Kyaw Moe (NY)
  4. Win Tun (Mr. Burma) (NJ)
  5. Maung Maung Aung (NY)
  6. Min Kyaw Khine (DC)
  7. Myo Thein Htun (NY)
  8. Min Aung Ni (NY)
  9. Ko Myo (NY)
  10. Kyaing Lin Naing (NY)
  11. Than Htay Maung (Pittsburgh)
  12. Mg Kyi Myint (NY)
  13. Min Thant (Gregory Tong) (NY)
  14. Aung Moe Win (NY)
  15. Tun Myaing (NY)
  16. Chaw Ei Thein ( )


Saturday, February 6, 8pm
FREE to the Public

New York Open Center

22 E. 30th St., NY, NY 10016

For additional information call 212-219-2527 x 135

The exhibit will run for four days, through Feb. 9. Hours are:

February 6 — 8:00pm Opening
February 7 — 6:30–9:00pm
February 8 — 10:00am–6:00pm
February 9 — 10:00am–5:00pm