Published on January 11, 2008
Rare pictures of Her Royal Highness Princess Galyani Vadhana are on display at City Hall's Lan Khon Muang Plaza until April 11.
The exhibition, "Satit Na Duangjai: Thawai Arai Dae Princess Galyani Vadhana", features life and works of the late princess. Hosted by Bangkok Metropolitan Administration, the exhibition is presented in four pavilions. The "Galyani Vadhana of Mahidol Family" pavilion features the Princess's life and works. Photos of His Majesty the King's family are highlight the "Relationships in the Chakri Dynasty" pavilion.
The Princess's devoted service to the Kingdom and her charity projects are the focused of "Somdet Phra Chao Phee Nang Ther Chao Fa Galyani Vadhana Krommaluang Narathiwat Rajanagarindra is in Our Hearts" pavilion. "The Great Talent" features the Princess's talents in literature, sports, arts, music and education.
Admission is free. The exhibition is open from
8pm to 6pm daily.
For more information, call (02) 599 2364-9.
Films from France
The French Embassy presents Art Film Day tomorrow in the auditorium of the Alliance Francaise on South Sathorn Road.
Several kinds of TV programmes on art, all subtitled in Thai, will present works of art and artists.
A highlight is a panel discussion featuring the participation of French film director Alain Jaubert, who has produced a whole set of programmes called "Palettes"; Gridthiya Gaweewong, artistic director of the Jim Thompson Art Centre; Panu Aree, documentary director; and Brian Mertens, art critic.
This discussion will tackle different subjects such as the diffusion of art and the role of television and cinema to promote it. Among works to be mentioned are "Dancing at Moulin Rouge" by Henri de ToulouseLautre, "The Fountain" of Marcel Duchamp and "Monochrom IKB 3" by Yves Klein.
Seating is limited. Reservations can be made by calling (02) 627 2111 or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The embassies of Argentina and Chile present a photograph exhibition of "La Patagonia, Land of Enchantment" at Siam Paragon from January 16 to 26.
On display will be a collection of 40 photographs taken by the French photographer Olivier Michaud while working in Chile and travelling in Argentina. La Patagonia is a region on the southern portion of South America. Mostly located in Argentina and partly in Chile, it comprises the Andes Mountains to the West and South and plateaux and low plains to the East.
For details, call (02) 610 8084-6.