Jirapat Tatsanasomboon is well known as a Thai artist who is famous both in Thailand and abroad. He presents the conflict between the old and new cultures in order to be a representative of storytelling in a confrontation between Thai traditions and overflowing influenced traditions of western capitalism; making exchanges in explicit contentious cultures.
“East Meets West”, his solo exhibition this time he presents the story of the meeting of differences between western and eastern cultures, making a compatibly connection through arts which he appropriated from the world master paintings in different eras and times; combined with the Thai paintings through his new interpretations and with the use of Thai contexts in terms of hospitality, generosity and sympathy. These are Thai identity that builds a connection as well as a reflection on a social aspect and current politics that refers to beliefs, equality, classes and sexual oppression including controversial opinions between conservatism and modernism by expressing in satirical and ridiculous way.
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