Pratuang Emjaroen, Traces and Trails

I stopped by Bangkok Art and Culture Center to visit an exhibition regarding Pratuang Emjaroen, one of the most renowned contemporary Thai painters of our time. When he was a teenager, he was so inspired by a book about post-impressionism that he vowed to devote his life to art. He began to travel around to … Continue reading Pratuang Emjaroen, Traces and Trails

How to appreciate impressionist paintings

Impressionist painters aim to record the moments. It is not what you see but what you “feel” about what you see that matters. Good impressionist paintings can convey certain atmospheres. They are emotional than realistic. Most impressionist painters do not look very perfect. The painter has to roughly finish the painting before the moment is gone, … Continue reading How to appreciate impressionist paintings