New Male Nudes by Sandar Khaing

Sandar Khaing is known for her characteristic nudes, often depicting the female figure but her interest also extends to the male body. Khaing has said of her interest in the nude genre: “Even standing at a bus stop, I saw people in this way. I undressed people in my imagination. I didn’t care whether the person was beautiful or not. I imagined it would be very nice to paint pictures of them, observing their body structure. I painted in myRead more

Art from Burma

Art from Burma brings to you the best contemporary artists working in Burma today. A selection of artworks is available for viewing in London but we pride ourselves in our access to a much wider range of artists and artworks that we are able to source to suit the collector’s personal taste and requirements. Art from Burma currently presents Bagan Landscapes, a selection of watercolours by Moe Nyo, and Rangoon Scenes, a selection of small oils on canvas by rising starRead more

Art from Burma was at the Prospect Burma ‘Summer Event’

Art from Burma is proud of partnering with Prospect Burma, a non-political educational charity dedicated to supporting the education of Burmese students. Prospect Burma gives young Burmese people access to education – one of the United Nation’s fundamental human rights.   As an example of this ongoing partnership,  Art from Burma was pleased to contribute to the 2011 art auction  a watercolour by Moe Nyo and an acrylic by Soe Aung. For information about Prospect Burma, and future events contactRead more

Rangoon Artist Sandar Khaing Paints the Naked Truth

Rangoon Artist Sandar Khaing Paints the Naked Truth Fat is beautiful—so says Rangoon artist Sandar Khaing, and to support that unconventional viewpoint she peoples her canvases with seriously overweight nudes. Sandar Khaing studied under prominent and experienced artists like Pe Nyunt Wai and Win Pe Myint, but now she has struck out on her own very individual path, giving the term “heavyweight” a new and aesthetic meaning. This is an extract of an article first printed in The Irrawaddy in 2008Read more