|Title:|| ||Brothers in Bronze
|Date of publication:|| ||April 2009|
|Description/subject:|| ||AMERICAN sculptor Jim McNalis has added Mandalay's comedy trio, the Moustache Brothers, to his gallery of Burmese personalities.|
|Source/publisher:|| ||"The Irrawaddy" Vol. 17, No. 2|
|Date of entry/update:|| ||02 April 2009|
|Title:|| ||Images of Steel
|Date of publication:|| ||June 2007|
|Description/subject:|| ||Burmese sculptors show they’re not out of touch with the world of modern art...
"Burma has a surprising number of outstanding sculptors, producing work of unexpected modernity and sophistication. But these are mostly big, heavy pieces. Moving them out of the country is a laborious, expensive undertaking—risky, too, if the work is judged by Burma’s government censors to have political undertones.
For those practical reasons alone, Burma’s sculptors have a hard time achieving the international renown they deserve. They are so thinly represented on the world art scene that when an exhibition of modern Burmese sculpture is mounted anywhere outside Burma it’s a big event. Big in every sense.
One Burmese sculptor, Sonny Nyein, is currently showing a selection of his work at important venues in Thailand, including Chiang Mai University..."|
|Author/creator:|| ||Jim Andrews|
|Source/publisher:|| ||"The Irrawaddy" Vol. 15, No.6|
|Date of entry/update:|| ||03 May 2008|