Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok invites you and your beloved families to spend quality time together and relish a myriad of world gastronomic delights at NEXT2 Café’s Sunday Brunch with an exclusive “Elephant Parade Workshop” to support elephant welfare and conservation projects. The Sunday Brunch is available from noon to 3 p.m. every Sunday starting 4 November 2018 at 2,888 baht net per person for adults and 1,444 baht net for children and the price for an Elephant Parade Workshop is 1,000 baht net. Charitable profit of 20 per cent net will be collected and donated to projects that support the welfare of endangered Asian elephants.
Executive Chef Marc Cibrowius and his professional culinary team creates new international menu selections that will ‘wow’ our guests as they step into this riverside restaurant. You can indulge in a buffet-style brunch that features a wide variety of delectable international and local dishes, including the freshest seafood assortments, Sushi and Sashimi, Peking Duck, Indian, European favourites including Thai dishes, and the chance to get creative with your own personalised Elephant Parade handcraft.
Elephant Parade® is a social enterprise and runs the world’s largest art exhibition of decorated elephant statues. Created by artists and celebrities all around the globe, each Elephant Parade statue is a unique art piece. The life-size baby elephant statues are exhibited in international cities and raise awareness for the need of elephant conservation. 20% of Elephant Parade net profits are donated to elephant welfare and conservation projects.
ENJOY YOUR DELIGHTFUL NEXT2 CAFÉ’S SUNDAY BRUNCH WITH ELEPHANT PARADE WORKSHOP AT SHANGRI-LA HOTEL, BANGKOK
The Jim Thompson Art Center
GOLDEN Teardrop, Arin Rungjang’s globe-trotting sculpture of Thong Yod (a traditional Thai dessert) is made up of an astonishing 5,000 small brass sculptures. Want to know how he made it? Head to The Jim Thompson Art Center and all will be revealed through photographs, documents, and a 30 mins documentary.
Neilson Hays Library, Bangkok
ARTIST Richard Mead examines behaviour in our time of change. His paintings feature people who are respectable, or consider themselves respectable, and how they deal with ‘uninvited guests’ invading their space.
195 Surawong Rd,. 02 233 1731. www.neilsonhayslibrary.com
PSG Gallery, Silpakorn University
FRENCH artist Marie Chantal Biela’s third exhibition in Bangkok features works from several new and never before exhibited series: Symbols and Figures, Rescue - Spirit, Melodies, and Anthropomo-
rphisms. Also on view are some new to Bangkok works, including those from the series Flower Power, exhibited previously in other countries.
Number 1 Gallery
THE debut solo exhibition of Kodsoung Eangubon, an up-and-coming artist from Petchburi, is a great introduction to the artist’s keen eye for satire and social commentary – think haunting imagery and fine details galore. Definitely one to watch.
919/1 The Silom Galleria Building, 8th fl., 826 Silom Rd., Soi 19, 083 445 8333, www.number1gallery.com
Ardel’s Third Place Gallery
ONE of the most prominent photography exhibitions in Thailand returns for its fifth outing, this time featuring stunning snapshots of Thai life as captured by 11 photographers.
Sukhumvit 63 (Thonglor 10), 02 714 7929, thirdplacebangkok.com
Adler Subhashok Gallery
CREATED during his three-month residency in Paris, France, Thai artist Attasit Pokpong’s new collection of 20 paintings feature Sino-Asian women depicted in a pop-art style – think strong colored lips that contrast porcelain-delicate skin. The series plays on the connotations of shadows and light representing good, bad, evil and holiness.
160/3 Sukhumvit Soi 39 Tel: 02 662 0299 www.facebook.com/adlersubhashokgallery
Brainwake Cafe & Gallery, Sukhumvit Soi 33
AMERICAN artist and filmmaker Chris Coles is well-known for his expressionist-style paintings of the Bangkok Night. Here he presents more vibrant paintings of the city after dark, as well as striking images of flowers and a butterfly.
Brainwake Cafe & Gallery, 27/1 Sukhumvit Soi 33 Tel: 02 005 0026 www.facebook.com/brainwakecafe
Neilson Hays Library
MARKING 20 years since she started painting, this Retrospective of British artist Louise Truslow features many works created over the past two decades and encompassing all of the media she now works in. Some of the works are from the artist’s private collection, and the latest paintings were exhibited at the Royal Overseas League in London during 2015.
195 Surawong Rd. Tel: 02 233 1731 www.neilsonhayslibrary.com
Ardel Gallery of Modern Art
TWENTY-five printmakers from Macau present a series of woodcut, intaglio, silkscreen and mixed technique prints.
Boromrachachonnanee Rd. Tel: 02 422 2092 www.ardelgallery.com
The Gallery (36th Floor), Pullman Bangkok Hotel G
MULTI-talented Thai artist Jakkrit Chewapanya, also known as Popkapi, is well-known for depicting animals and people in a colourful, abstract way. And so it is with his vibrant collection of self-portraits, which express his light-hearted outlook on life.
Silom Rd. Tel: 02 238 1991 www.pullmanbangkokhotelg.com
IN honor of the 88th birthday of HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej, 88 life-sized elephant statues brightly decorated by famous celebrities and artists will be exhibited at three major locations throughout the city, including Siam Paragon (Dec 1 – 18), Asiatique (Dec 20 – Jan 11), and Lumpini Park (Jan 18 – 29). Organised by Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas, the event will help raise funds for the Golden Triangle Asian Elephant Foundation.
Adler Subhashok Gallery, Sukhumvit Soi 39
FEATURING unique gemstone sculptures inspired by flora and fauna, the “Jeweled Garden” collection showcases the craftsmanship of acclaimed jewelry designer and long-time resident of Thailand, Matthew Campbell Laurenza, who crafted this exquisite collection by cutting Swarovski gemstones. The collection took over three years to design and produce.
Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC)
ORGANISED by H.E. Vítězslav Grepl, the Czech Republic’s Ambassador to Thailand, this multi-layered exhibition features 90 colourful and creative images by 20 Czech illustrators spanning the last 100 years. Soft toy characters from popular children's books and illustrations will be on display, along with five different Czech animated cartoons, which will be screened throughout the exhibition.
Subhashok The Arts Centre, Sukhumvit Soi 39
IN his second solo exhibition, up-and-coming Thai artist Jamon Nimnark presents a collection of oil paintings depicting beautiful, mystical women.
Ardel’s Third Place Gallery
IN her latest series of vibrant paintings, Parichart Suphaphan explores shifting perceptions of beauty in today’s media saturated society, and questions the lengths some women are prepared to go in order to achieve what is basically nothing but an illusion.
Thonglor Soi 10 Tel: 02 422 2092 www.ardelgallery.com
La Lanta Fine Art
AS PART of the celebrations for the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Thailand and Argentina, Argentinean artist Federico Winer presents kaleidoscopic compositions of familiar sites captured on Google Earth’s satellite camera.
245/14 Sukhumvit Soi 31. Tel: 02 204 0583 www.lalanta.com
Ardel Gallery of Modern Art
JAPANESE printmaker Kansuke Morioka presents a series of prints reflecting the culture, people, and natural beauty of Kumano, a UNESCO designated World Heritage Site on the southern part of the Kii Peninsula in Japan.
Boromrachachonnanee Rd. Tel: 02 422-2092 www.ardelgallery.com
Soy Sauce Factory
THAI artist and photographer Cherdwood Sakolaya presents a series of fascinating (and a few haunting) images of Sanamluang, an open field and public square in front of Wat Phra Kaew and the Grand Palace, Bangkok. Offering a unique glimpse of the past, the collection also features photographs Sakolaya captured 20 years ago.
Chareonkrung 24. Open Tues – Sat, 11am-6pm www.facebook.com/soysaucefactory
Sathorn 11 Art Space
SATHORN 11 Art Space’s resident artist Sarawut Thaichuai presents his new form of ‘Living Art’ – paintings created with the addition of a corrosive rust which gives them a lifespan of 35 to 50 years. Thaichuai uses this technique to reflect “modern society’s destruction of working class lives.”
Sathorn Soi 11. Open 6pm-Midnight. Tel: 02 004 1199 www.facebook.com/sathorn11artspace
VIEW thirty-six artworks by adventurous French photojournalist and artist Pascal Quennehen, who combines photographs of his global travels with unusual objects he picked up along the way. Among them: a prayer mat, a shawl, a corset, a hessian coffee bag, an American flag, and a kimono.
100 Sukhumvit 49 www.golden-tortoise.blogspot.com
DOB Hualamphong Gallery
A SATIRICAL take on Thai society’s growing obsession with cosmetic surgery, Suriwan Sutham’s latest exhibition – featuring caricatures of augmented women – ultimately shows that looks are more valued than personality.
DOB Building 4F, 318 Rama IV Rd. Tel: 02 237 5592-4 www.ardelgallery.com
DOB Hualamphong Gallery
THE inherent beauty of flowers is explored in many different ways in this exhibition by renowned Thai artists Pishnu Supanimit, Thavorn Ko-udomvit, Ekachai Luadsoongnern, Praiwan Da-kliang, Sutee Kunavichayanont, and Chutchawan Wannapo – who each approach the subject in their own unique styles.
DOB Building 4F, 318 Rama 4 Rd. Tel: 02 237 5592-4 www.ardelgallery.com
Subhashok The Arts Centre
POP-surrealism inspired by renowned artists Mark Ryden and Ron English is the flavour of this new exhibition by Aof Smith, whose 35 oil paintings explore modern Thai society in imaginative, sometimes satirical, fashion.
Sukhumvit 39. Open Tues-Fri 10am to 5pm; Sat-Sun 11am-6.30pm. Tel: 02 258 5580 ext.401 www.facebook.com/sacbangkok
Sofitel So Bangkok
SOFITEL So’s third annual art and fashion showcase highlights the work of four Thai designers under the theme “Fashion in Time.” Drawing inspiration from the hotel’s design concepts, and exploring past, present and future trends, Thai artists Jiratt Boonta, Wannarat Boonyaratanakornkit, Nutre A. Chenyavanij and Sarinya Limthongtip all present work as part of the exhibition.
2 North Sathorn Rd. Tel: 02 624 0000 www.sofitel-so-bangkok.com