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Contemporary Burmese Art: Ideas and Ideals

Filed under Art and Creativity, Evening Lectures & Workshops, Events, Open Center Gallery, Programs.
February 6, 2010
8:00 PM

A Preview of the Exhibit’s Artists

Works shown include those by the artists listed below. To view slideshow, Get Adobe Flash player.

Contemporary Burmese Art: Ideas and Ideals

17 Burmese Artists

Co-sponsored with the Interfaith Center of New York

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. Fifteen Burmese artists will display their painting, photography, sculpture, perfor­mance and video art, and documentary films. The evening includes a presentation about Burmese art by artist Aung Kyaw Moe and discussion with many of the artists.

The artists in the exhibit include: Win Pe (Mary Land), Paw Thame (Texas), Aung Kyaw Moe (NY), Win Tun (Mr. Burma) (NJ), Maung Maung Aung (NY), Min Kyaw Khine (DC), Myo Thein Tun (NY), Min Aung Ni (NY), Ko Myo (NY), Kyaing Lin Naing (NY), Than Htay Maung (Pittsburgh), Mg Kyi Myint (NY), Min Thant (Gregory Tong) (NY), Aung Moe Win (NY) and Chaw Ei Thein.

Saturday, February 6, 8pm
FREE to the Public

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

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