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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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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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Explore Historic Home of the 'Father of Modern Thai Art'

Khaosod English - 18 Jan 2017
Silpa Bhirasri was an Italian-born sculptor and one of few foreigners whose cultural contributions are widely celebrated. He helped make a number of grandiose sculptures harkening to the European Fascist art movement at the time, including the ...
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Monuments to the fallen father

The Nation - 04 Nov 2016
Near the statue of the school's founder, Silpa Bhirasri at Silpakorn's Tha Phra campus, Pongpan's students are creating a likeness in clay of the King at age 19, when he ascended to the throne. The 87-centimetre-tall bust, titled “Phra Bhumibol”, will ...
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Teaching aristocracy

Bangkok Post - 11 Feb 2018
She studied at the Faculty of Painting, Sculpture and Graphic Arts, and her teacher was Silpa Bhirasri (Corrado Feroci), the Italian maestro who became the father of Thai modern art and founder of Silpakorn University. Silpa offered Lawan a teaching ...
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Five glorious decades with Inson

The Nation - 19 Oct 2014
After graduating in 1961 from Silpakorn University, where he learned at the feet of Silpa Bhirasri, “the father of Thai modern art”, Inson set out to be a sculptor. He selected wood from his native Lamphun and rendered skilful abstracts, chiselling the ...
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A prince in art

Bangkok Post - 23 May 2013
Later, he met Prof Silpa Bhirasri, or Corrado Feroci, an Italian who served as the court artist of Siam. Siamese officials at first did everything to get rid of him. With the help of Prince Naris, who posed for Feroci to sculpt his statues and a statue ...
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Un incontro sul Monumento ai Caduti

Qui News Elba - 12 Oct 2017
Relatori saranno la Dott.ssa Gloria Peria che parlerà della singolare vicenda dell'artista, fiorentino di nascita ma destinato a una “reincarnazione” nel lontano Siam (oggi Thailandia) col nome di Silpa Bhirasri ed il Dott. Amedeo Mercurio che si ...
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National artist Chalood dies at 86

Bangkok Post - 04 Jun 2015
Born May 2, 1929 in Thonburi, Chalood was one of the first students of Silpa Bhirasri, formerly Corrado Feroci, an Italian-born sculptor who was considered the father of modern art in Thailand and was instrumental in the founding of today's Silpakorn ...
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Apertura straordinaria all'Archivio Storico

Qui News Elba - 17 Oct 2017
Una mostra dal titolo. "La storia scolpita - Corrado feroci e il monumento ai caduti della prima guerra mondiale". Gli orari. PORTOFERRAIO — Aderendo anche per l'anno 2017 al progetto Archivi Aperti promosso dalla Regione Toscana con l'obiettivo di ...
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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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Looking Back with Love

The Nation - 29 May 2013
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 Silpakorn University, where he studied with Prof Silpa Bhirasri, the father of modern Thai art. This evening, he'll be at the ...
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Police seeking stolen Misiem Yipintsoi sculpture

The Nation - 06 Jan 2015
Later she began devoting her time to sculpture, studying under Professor Silpa Bhirasri, the father of Thai modern art. Her works can be found in museums, galleries and private collections all over the world. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook ...
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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 ...
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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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Thawan Duchanee: Losing a legend

Bangkok Post - 04 Sep 2014
According to art historian and permanent secretary at the Culture Ministry, Dr Apinan Poshyananda, Thawan was a transitional force between the legacy of traditional Thai art as established by Silpa Bhirasri since the pre-war period and the modern and ...
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Photos of the week

Bangkok Post - 11 Oct 2013
An exhibition of photos by Silpa Bhirasri at the Postal Heritage Hall in Bangkok's Grand Postal Building, organised by Thailand Post and Silapakorn University. Photo by Pattanapong Hirunard. An exhibition of photos by Silpa Bhirasri at the Postal ...
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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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Artist finds a niche in Khao Yai

Bangkok Post - 20 Aug 2016
His deep passion for art is also the result of inspirations received from several renowned artists such as Prof Silpa Bhirasri, the Italian-born sculptor who is regarded as the father of modern art in Thailand and the founder of SU, as well as the late ...

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