Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Late King Bhumibol Adulyade's favorite music but for the eyes

THE NATION
By Kitchana Lersakvanitchakul
Songdej Thipthong's “Thewa Pha Khu Fun” (“Dream of Love, Dream of You”).
THAILAND---With the people of Thailand preparing to bid a final farewell to His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej next month, the Kitarat Foundation is joining venues around the country in celebrating the much-loved monarch’s musical and artistic talent with the exhibition, “Music & Art from the Land of Prosperity”. Part of “The Royal Legacy – 365 Days of Remembrance” project, the exhibition at the Quartier Gallery features oils by 19 artists inspired by 19 of the late King’s musical compositions. Chiang Rai-based artist Songdej Thipthong is best known for his Buddhist art and has stuck to this style in interpreting “Thewa Pha Khu Fun” (“Dream of Love, Dream of You”).[More]