News/Articles

An Introduction to Myanmar Painting
Saturday / July 21 / 2012

Author: Sein Myo Myint

An introduction to Myanmar Painting would necessarily have to begin with the prehistoric Paleolithic Age.

The stone man has left indelible concrete evidence of his artistic inspiration and talent in certain regions of Upper Myanmar. Thus, a historical record of the development of Myanmar painting would have to start from this...
EVOLUTION OF MYANMAR [BURMESE] PAINTING
Saturday / May 6 / 2017

(from the book of “Old Myanmar Paintings in the Collection of U Win” )

Author - Minn Tin Aung

If you study the evolution of the art of Myanmar painting, you will notice that the earliest works of art on the walls of Pyadarlin Cave express the social life of prehistoric cavemen. Before medicine, art and technology were fully developed; these individuals...
Myanmar Art History
Friday / June 22 / 2012

Author: Ma Thanegi

Ancient Art

The foundation of art in Myanmar (formerly known as Burma) is Buddhism.

Since the 11th century Bagan era when Theravada Buddhism began to flourish in Myanmar, this Way of Life as taught by the Buddha Gautama has been spread through the medium of art: on the walls of temples, in sculpted images, and stone...

Web Documentary on Nann Nann and other Myanmar artists
Thursday / May 25 / 2017

Future Cities produced a series of web documentaries on emerging cities around the world, one of which is our own Yangon. The documentary features several artist interviews which offer insights into their lives and influences that inspire their work.

Check it out here:

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