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EXHIBITIONS

KUALA LUMPUR

Gallerie Taksu

Lynyrd Paras:

Boxed Noises

LYNYRD PARAS, Positive Words Against Your Mouth, 2008, oil on canvas, 4 x 6 ft. Courtesy Gallerie TAKSU, Kuala Lumpur.

Manila’s cacophony of sounds, from the “tak-tak” of two-stroke tricycles to the incessant chatter of a population in suffocating proximity, promotes the feeling of entering a world that is beyond sensory control and definitions of personal space. Philippines-born Lynyrd Paras’ lucid, adroit paintings take their cues from this sensation, representing the city and its people. “Boxed Noises,” the artist’s first international solo exhibition, consisted

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