An Artist Is Trying To Return To Being "A Writer"

A work by Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook. Photo courtesy of Tonson Gallery

The show focuses on the writing and art career of Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook, one of Thailand’s best-known artists and lecturers, who turns 60 this year. While her art has been known internationally for decades, Araya’s writing remains obscure and mostly untranslated.

Stitch Up

Yenakart Villa, 69 Soi Prasatsuk, Yen Akart Wed-Fri, 2-7pm, Sat, 11am-7pm Starting tomorrow Call 081-902-9196

Artist Patipat Chaiwitesh transforms found objects through several techniques, such as weaving, pinching, stuffing and sewing. The show is fascinated by the opposites: reason and instinct, nature and culture, etc, as it explores the “false identity” conditioned by society.

Being There

Speedy Grandma, Charoen Krung 28 Daily, 12-7pm Call 089-508-3859 Starting Saturday

An exhibition by Adisak Chocksongsaeng is the artist’s exploration of the condition that has shaped his “normal life”. How can one really define one’s own life?

Remembrance Of The King

Kalwit Studio Gallery, Ruamrudee 2 Tue-Sun, 10am-6pm Call 02-254-4629 Until July 29

Printmaker Kraisak Chirachaisakul returns to the art scene after a long hiatus with his tribute to the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, a set of works using drypoint technique that remembers the key events in the life of the late monarch.

What Is Not Visible Is Not Invisible

Bangkok Art and Culture Centre Tuesday to Sunday, 10am-8pm Until July 26 Call 02-214-6630

Featuring Thai and French artists, the show navigates a transient journey through both the philosophical and the physical by means of unconventional approaches to art-making.

Krung Thep

Bridge Art Space, Charoen Krung, near Sathon Bridge Tuesday to Sunday, 10am-8pm Until July 5 Call 089-666-2051

Four Bangkok residents present their different views on the word “Krungthep”, whether it means a location, a capital city or a lifestyle. The artists are Kamolnalin Kamolnavin, Thantawat Jittaksa, Nareak Sa-Ingthong and Patchareeporn Thongkam.

Metrospection

Numthong Gallery, Aree 5 Monday to Saturday, 11am-6pm Until Friday Call 02-617-2794

Kwanchai Lichaikul’s black-and-white paintings cover every inch of the canvas with details and puzzles of urban societies, conveying their complex and chaotic nature.

Masters Of Photography

House of Lucie, Ekamai 8 Tuesday to Saturday, 10am-6pm Until Sept 15 Call 095-478-9987

This exhibition showcases more than 130 extraordinary works by Lucie Awards Honorees, including such photography luminaries as Annie Leibovitz, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Elliott Erwitt and Robert Capa, to name just a few.