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Silpa Bhirasri (Thai: ศิลป์ พีระศรี; rtgs: Sin Phirasi; IP...

wikipedia - 15 Sep 2016
Silpa Bhirasri (Thai: ศิลป์ พีระศรี; rtgs: Sin Phirasi; IPA: [sǐn pʰīːrásǐː]), born Corrado Feroci (15 September 1892 – 14 May 1962) was an Italian-born sculptor who worked mainly in Thailand. He is considered the father of modern art in Thailand and was instrumental in the founding of today's Silpakorn University.
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Bangkok Post - 15 Sep 2017
People lay flowers at the Silpa Bhirasri statue, the Father of Thai Modern Art and founder of Silpakorn University, to mark Silpa Bhirasri Day at Wang Tha Phra campus.PHOTO BY PAWAT LAOPAISARNTAKSIN. People lay flowers at the Silpa Bhirasri statue, the ...
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Explore Historic Home of the 'Father of Modern Thai Art'

Khaosod English - 18 Jan 2017
BANGKOK — For the first time, the public is invited to tour the historic mansion where some of Thailand's best-known sculptures and monuments were conceived. Built in the Victorian and Renaissance Revival style, the century-old residence was for a ...
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Tribute to the master

The Nation - 14 Sep 2012
'Life is short … art is longer” was the motto of Professor Silpa Bhirasri, the Italian sculptor who was born Corrado Feroci in 1892, came to Thailand at the age of 31 and went on to found Silpakorn University, Thailand's first fine art institute ...
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Museums are out to amuse

The Nation - 18 Sep 2016
For the “Fine Art and Crafts” section, there are the late Misiem Yipinsoi's bronze masterpiece “Skipping Rope”, Qing Dynasty vases and a wax likeness of Silpa Bhirasri, “the father of modern Thai art”, as well as a portrait of esteemed former statesman ...
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Monuments to the fallen father

The Nation - 04 Nov 2016
THESE PAST WEEKS, amid tears and aching hearts, artists and art students across Thailand have been rendering portraits of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej in public places, but youngsters at Silpakorn University, led by sculptors Pongpan ...
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Thawan Duchanee, Thai Art Legend, 1939–2014

artnet News - 05 Sep 2014
He reportedly took three years to complete the few hundred rooms. Thawan was born in Thailand's northern Chang Rai provence. He first took up studies at Bangkok's Pohchang Academy of Arts before moving on to Silpakorn University's Faculty of Fine Arts ...
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Creativity for the King

The Nation - 23 Oct 2016
Inside the university, meanwhile, mourners can be spotted taking photos at the “Under His Granciousness” exhibition, which is being held at the art gallery of Silpakorn University's Painting Sculpture and Graphic Arts Faculty near the Silpa Bhirasri ...
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A Sofitel Concierge's Guide to LGBT-Friendly Bangkok

Condé Nast Traveler - 09 Apr 2015
"This is a sizeable yet underrated three-year-old museum. Many Bangkok residents and visitors barely know it exists! Five purpose-built stories contain over 800 pieces of art collected by communications magnate Boonchai Bencharongkul, and showcase the ...
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Police seeking stolen Misiem Yipintsoi sculpture

The Nation - 06 Jan 2015
Misiem starting painting when she was 42 out of personal interest. She took her first painting lessons in 1948 with Monet Satomi, a Japanese cultural attache to Thailand in the post-WWII years. Even though she had no formal training, she was the first ...
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Looking Back with Love

The Nation - 29 May 2013
A prolific artist with a career than spans more than six decades, Chalood Nimsamer, now 84, has yet to put down his brush. The National Artist spends a good part of his day working on his own creations and fills in the rest of the time teaching at ...
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Small area with big surprise in your favorite Asian city

Sun.Star - 13 Jan 2016
MOCA was built to honor the Professor Silpa Bhirasri, the "Father of Thai Contemporary Arts," and within its impressive building, a long history of Thai art has been assembled. "It's a world-class modern museum that won't disappoint you. This is a ...
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How we got this far

The Nation - 26 Aug 2012
Among highlights are works by painter Prasong Luemuang and the late Jitr Buabusya, Chalerm Nakeerak, Hem Vejakorn and Suchao, plus several pieces by the “Father of Modern Thai Art” Silpa Bhirasri. “Inspiration from Buddhism” surveys the bond between ...
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Photos Of The Week

Bangkok Post - 16 Sep 2011
Parents cheer on their children in a crawling race at the Thailand Baby & Kids Best Buy event at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre. Photo by Pawat Laopaisarntaksin. Parents cheer on their children in a crawling race at the Thailand Baby ...
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The Battle For Bangkok's Little-Known Folk Museum

Khaosod English - 21 Sep 2016
On the second floor sits a bust of Christian cast by none other than Silpa Bhirasri, the Italian father of modern art in Thailand for whom Silpakorn University is named. Christian's medical instruments are on display in the lobby; his former bedroom ...
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Three-day event celebrates the founding of Rattanakosin Kingdom

The Nation - 18 Apr 2013
Visitors will also be given access to the Thawon Watthu Building, built during the reign of King Rama V; the Hall of Sculpture; Silpa Bhirasri Hall of Frames; and Damrong Rajanuphap in the Fine Arts Department's compound. Temples surrounding ...
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Make it a MoCA

The Nation - 01 Apr 2012
Outside is a Nonthivathn Chandhanaphalin sculpture, a roar of mass and volume. Just inside the 34-metre-high atrium is Sanan Silakorn's statue of his teacher, Silpa Bhirasri, the father of modern Thai art. A Latin inscription on the wall reads Ars ...
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What makes a hero?

The Nation - 22 Apr 2013
Although pleased with the Thai team's performance last week, King Prajadhipok's Institute research director Thawilwadee Bureekul also expressed her concern about this. She said the dispute has sparked nationalism. Several old photos have been ...

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