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Bangkok legend Bill Bensley is auctioning artwork to help the environment
The architect behind some of Thailand’s most iconic hotels has long been a strong advocate of wildlife conservation and the ecosystem
Fancy yourself a good portrait painter? You could win B500,000 at this art competition
River City Bangkok is hosting its first annual “RBC Portrait Prize” and there’s a lot of money up for grabs
Image: Reno Hotel
The owner of the old-school Reno Hotel talks art, history, and adaptation
“We were born in the ’60s and have seen Bangkok develop into a vibrant city. Our hotel is a reflection of that change.”
Image credit: Converse City Forests
Converse’s smog-eating street art project enters Ari with a fresh new mural
Cleaning up Bangkok’s air with street art. 
An exhibition eight years in the making opens at a riverside gallery next month
Another big exhibition comes to Bangkok.
Credit: Gongkan
Thai artist Gongkan gets a solo exhibition in America this May
From one city of angels to another.
Image: Tipakson Manpati, courtesy of SEA Junction
This photo exhibition wants you to know why the Mekong turning blue is a very bad sign
It’s more serious than you think.
These young creatives want you to pay attention to flower waste in Thailand
What happens after your flowers wilt?
Credit: MOCA Museum of Contemporary Art
Bangkok’s newest ice skating rink is also part of an art museum
And it’s very, very pink.
"Woman with a Parasol" By Claude Monet
See Monet’s work and life in high definition at River City Bangkok
Another legendary painter gets the star treatment on the silver screen.
Photo by Phichai Kaewvichit
7 cool art exhibitions you can check out right now
Art to ease the mind.
Photo by Vichai Kaewvichit
This ex-motorcycle taxi rider-turned-pro photographer’s exhibition is all about unleashing creativity
Unlock your inner artist with Thailand’s unlikely icon of street photography.
Image: Tyler Roney / Coconuts Bangkok
Rap Against Dictatorship drops a surprise track that takes aim at the monarchy
The rap collective takes their criticism of Thailand’s political institutions further than ever.
“Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry” / Credit: River City Bangkok
Two Ai Weiwei solo exhibitions bring dissident art to Bangkok this month
These are his first shows in Thailand, too.
Yellow Fang is a great band, but this collaboration is weird.
[REVIEW] A Thai indie icon teams up with an unusual partner for its latest single
Can we just make life normal again?
Credit: Shorties Film Festival
Check out some of Asia’s top short films at this festival
Honestly, we’re just stoked to see new films again.
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Bangkok Art Book Fair is back with a unique online festival
A showcase of independent publishers and artists.
These Warhol art classes are the perfect way to spend a rainy afternoon
Combine your class with a trip to River City’s Pop Art exhibition.
Joy Land by Kitti Narod
Catch this contemporary artist’s solo exhibition this month
The joys of everyday life, painted.
Gongkan / Naraphat Sakarthornsap.
These Thai artists are sparking conversations on environmental pollution
Check out this exhibition by Gongkan and Naraphat Sakarthornsap.