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Contemporary Bangkok galleries worth a look-see

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Inspiration abounds in Bangkok’s bustling streets so it comes as no surprise that a bunch of artists, both Thai and foreign, base themselves here. To help you experience the ever-evolving art scene, we’ve gathered a list of several galleries operating at the bristled end of the brush.

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Most of these are small, independent galleries focusing on contemporary art, often created by local, up-and-coming artists. To get a well-rounded feel for Bangkok’s art scene, sprinkle in some of these while also hitting larger art venues like the National Gallery, MOCA, BACC, TCDC, Jim Thompson, Khlong Bang Luang and the antique art galleries of Charoen Krung Road. For guidance on just how to do that, check out our suggested art walks in Bangkok.

100 Tonson Gallery This venue is a leading force in Thailand’s art world and beyond. The minimalist space is often transformed by an artist’s experimental concept—you may find a single statue complimented by a video installation or a new-age mural painted on the actual walls, for example. The gallery supports a roster of established international and Thai artists, and the magazine, Contemporary Art, once named it one of the top 50 emerging galleries in the world. The location on leafy Soi Tonson, one of Bangkok’s more pleasant side streets, ... Travelfish members only (Around 2,200 more words) ... please log in to read the rest of this story.

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