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Tadu Contemporary Art

Kamin Lertchaiprasert

Sitting (Money) 2004-2006
KAMIN LERTEHAIPRASERT, Installation detail of Sitting (Money), 2004-2006, "01-06-04 Depend on yourself before asking for help.", 2006, •

Mixed media.• Courtesy Tadu Contemporary Art.

Contemporary art exhibitions in Thailand often feature works in neotraditional styles that evolved in the 1970s, which tend toward the devotional, the decorative and the sweet. But Kamin Lertchaiprasert, who recently installed an exhibition of 365 sculptures— each illustrating one of his own spiritual aphorisms— at Tadu Contemporary Art, draws directly on Southeast Asian cultural roots without adding a saccharine…

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