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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.
Language: English
Source/publisher: "The Irrawaddy" Vol. 17, No. 2
Format/size: html
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
Language: English
Source/publisher: "The Irrawaddy" Vol. 15, No.6
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 03 May 2008