Siem Reap’s art scene has blossomed after months of pandemic-induced dormancy, with two spectacular exhibitions launched one after the other.
Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra opened its most recent art exhibition.
Koem Keo Socheat’s latest exhibition showcases a series of paintings aimed at answering questions regarding “tradition” and “sin” which she has been curious about since her childhood.
Rouem Bunhak is an artist based in Siem Reap province who uses palm tree leaves to create pyrography artworks.
Among art studios located in Phnom Penh, one has been capturing the attention of amateur and professional artists is one called Nowhere Art Studio.
Having been involved with art for 10 years, Im Seila wishes to use his talents to support access to education for vulnerable children.
Discrimination is rife, with Cambodians seeing the disabled as street beggars or burden to their families
Despite financial hardship and judgment thrown at him. Sereyroth still makes headway for his journey of being a splendid artist whom everyone knows nowadays.
Artists are now facing a ferocious enemy, the biggest foe they have ever fought and it is called COVID-19.
Thousands of weapons in the kingdom which were once used in the theatre of war are being hammered and welded into symbols of peace and hope by Cambodian artist Ouk Chim Vichet.
With these tips and tricks you will be able to develop your own drawing routine and consistently practicing your drawing and painting skills.
It was a cheerful night at Meta house last Wednesday, 29th, as Leang Seckon, one of Cambodia’s Contemporary Artist put on display his solo exhibition with 7 paintings, 2 installations, 5 original songs, and his dance performance.
For Leang Seckon, art is not only about making objects with underlying, subjective meaning but also about innovation, exploration and reminiscence.
The contemporary art scene continues to grow in the Kingdom, through various mediums, such as dancing, photography, installations and sculpture.
Walking through the Phnom Penh Art Gallery, it is not hard to spot the huge statue of a lion king standing majestically at the center of the hall. Eyes
Indonesia’s rich cultural art had always fascinated the outside world and it is undeniable that the stunning work of Batik.
French architect Jean Nouvel’s solo exhibition at the Power Station of Art moves away from a traditional architectural display into something altogether tangibly different.
Keeping mystery intact in his pictures so that viewers will interpret the same image in different ways
Annual Children’s Art Contest at natural venue delights parents too
PHNOM Penh’s art scene is thriving, as evident in the number of events popping up throughout the city, especially in recent years. However, to many, arts can only be admired, not owned. The average cost of fine art is typically too expensive for casual aficionados to invest in.
Boats have served as transportation since the earliest of times in human history, but unlike many other primitive inventions, people are still using the structures intact over centuries.
WHEN a picture speaks louder than words, many emerging artists in the Kingdom have chosen drawing and painting in order to express their opinions.
Local artist Mr. Long Lavy opened his solo exhibition last Thursday at the House of Scott here, in collaboration with Siem Reap-based Open Studio Cambodia.
“I don’t do art,” says photo-journalist George Nickels, despite his photos appearing in several international exhibitions where his stark documentary-style photography has been critiqued as imbued with artistic sensibility.
It is not uncommon to say that art skills cannot generate enough income for the artist or artiste to make a living. Many are of the opinion that an artiste must be either deeply skilled in their field of arts, well-known in their specific art form or juggle a non-art related job, in order to make enough money to sustain.
Originally hailing from Pursat province, Mr Long Lavy has always been fond of drawing the landscape of nature since he was 9, and he particularly loved drawing trees. With no formal art education, Mr Lavy held a pencil in his hand and ambitiously dreamed of becoming a renowned artist.
In Cambodia’s traditional performing art scene, many masters are struggling to pass their skills to the next generation. No one seems to show genuine interest in the performance art.
Like all the other art forms, Lakhorn Niyeay suffered during the wars. People were all trying to survive, leaving behind tradition, culture and religion. But even when peace was brought back, the fading art struggled to keep up.
Sbek Thom and Sbek Toch are the two main genres of the Khmer Shadow Theatre. The former is even featured on the list of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity since 2009.
It’s ‘springtime’ in Cambodia and art is blossoming all over Siem Reap, with the launch of two debut solo gallery exhibitions and the unveiling of an exciting new mural artist working in a local school.