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Montien Boonma

Jonathan Goodman

MONTIEN BOONMA, House of Hope, 1997, steel grid, herbs, Chinese medicines, mixed media, dimensions variable, courtesy Deitch Projects, New York.

In an interview in which Thai artist Montien Boonma discusses his grief concerning his wife's death from cancer, he says, 'Whatever we believe in, we create a space there. That space is like a kind of realm. Or as Joseph Beuys put it, thought is a form of sculpture'. Much of Boonma's work has been concerned with his wife, who believed in his art and supported…

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