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Fascinating Myanmar Art

If there is a painter who comes to your mind when you hear the words “Myanmar artist,” then you are probably a serious art geek.

 According to a local newspaper in Myanmar, there are only 1,000 officially registered artists in the country, and 6,000 non-registered artists. Furthermore, there are currently only two universities in Myanmar that specialize in art. In addition, although there is a national museum, no public art museum has yet been established. The only way to come into contact with the latest art is to walk around small art galleries run by private individuals. Although Asia lags behind the rest of the world in the structuring of art, the situation is unthinkable from Japan’s perspective.

In this article, I would like to introduce the works of 10 artists from Myanmar who are represented by River Gallery.

Aung Thiha

Reflection of
Beauty92 x 76 cm
Bathing
Beauty92 x 76 cm

For more information about the artists, click here.

Dawei Tu Tu

Memory of monks(2
)92 x 122 cm
Memory of monks(4
)92 x 122 cm

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Kyaw Lin

Myanmar Landscape(5
)61 x 61 cm
Myanmar Landscape(7
)61 x 76 cm

For more information about the artist, click here

Kyee Myintt Saw

Yangon Night in the
rain-201876 x 76 cm
We are the
Night-201691 x 91 cm

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Maung Aw

Decorated Nude(1)
91 x 91 cm
Decorated Nude(4)
91 x 91 cm

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Mor Mor

April(2)
76 x 61 cm
July(1)
76 x 61 cm

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Nann Nann

Untitled(4)
61 x 61 cm
Untitled(4)
61 x 61 cm

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Ni Po U


Padaung153 x 122 cm
Dancing in the rain(3
)92 x 76 cm

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Thar Gyi

Vague Memoru(2
)61 x 61 cm
Meditation(1
)122 x 122 cm

For more information about the artist, click here

Zaw Win Pe

Harvest
Ready76 x 92 cm
Radiant Land(1)
92 x 122 cm

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 Myanmar is a tropical, multi-ethnic country with a long history and many faces, including the penetration of Buddhism into daily life and a long military regime, and there are artists who create very unique works. This article is a good opportunity for you to pay attention to them.

Shinzo Okuokahttps://www.tricera.net/
Born in 1992 in Tokyo, Japan. After studying Indian philosophy at university, he worked at a publishing company as a deputy editor of an art magazine and a shrine magazine, where he was involved in planning and editing magazines and books. 2019 he joined TRiCERA, a start-up company, where he was in charge of developing Japan's first cross-border e-commerce site specializing in contemporary art, managing artists, and launching the company's own on-demand media. He is also in charge of developing Japan's first cross-border e-commerce site specializing in contemporary art, managing artists, and launching the company's own owned media. He is a fast writer, and when he was working for a magazine, he was able to write 150 pages in a month by himself.

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