is developing into a real art collectors’ haven. The latest opening, 129 Art Museum
(096-906-9381, 091-056-1204, 129artmuseum.com
), shows off the private collection of Yaovanee Nirandara, one of the executives of Christie's auction house in Asia.
The museum features more than 400 works collected over 30 years from both Thai masters and international artists, including Pablo Picasso.
There’s a particular focus on ceramics and earthenware. Thai artworks come from some 21 national artists like Chakrabhand Posayakrit, Chalood Nimsamer, Preecha Thaothong and Tawan Duchanee, plus leading contemporary names like Chatchai Puipia, Lampu Kansanoh and Natee Utarit.
Entry is B300 for Thais and B500 for foreigners.
Here are some of the selected works
Chitr (Prakit) Buabusaya