Expressionist Paintings from Thailand(91 items)
Welcome to the Expressionist Paintings from Thailand Gallery at NOVICA.
"I moved to a small city to study art with my parents' full support. They said to me, 'whatever you want to do, you do it with love and with your heart.'"
Popular Expressionist Paintings from Thailand
Thai Painting of Golden Sukhothai Buddha with Butterflies, "Buddha Image in Gold II"$1,839.99
Butterflies flutter around the serene image of Buddha facing left depicted in golden hues - the color of the sun. Tanachai Ekuruchaitep works with acrylics to honor the great spiritual teacher through his art. The Thai artist is inspired by the portrayal of Buddha during the Sukhothai period (1238 to 1583), which was influenced by Sri Lankan monks. The Buddha images of this era featured such distinguishing characteristics as a flame over the head which itself was covered with finely curled hair. The oval face has high curving eyebrows, a hooked nose, a downward gaze, and a gentle smiling expression.
Acrylic on Canvas Painting of Hellenistic Buddha, "Buddha Vision"$794.99
Artist Rawat Vongla of Thailand works in acrylic on canvas to create this original composition, which features the Greco-Buddhist representation of Buddha. The Hellenistic influence on images of Buddha can be seen in the idealistic realism of the figures, the draped clothing so typical of Greek statues, and the curled hair which is representative of the Mediterranean. Vongla uses a muted palette of purple, rose, blue and green to create a dream-like feeling.
Original on Canvas Acrylic Elephant Painting, "Golden Light"
Regal and powerful, an elephant strides purposefully through the golden darkness beneath a full moon. Tanachai Ekuruchaitep depicts the mighty pachyderm in the style of ancient paintings. Once favored by the kings of old Siam, the elephant became a national emblem seen on royal thrones as well as on the national flag. Fascinated by the history and culture of Thailand, Ekuruchaitep wishes for his art to bring continuance of the past.