Mar Lar 001 ps

"Anciant  Boats”
 Watercolour, 2012

Malar is one of the representative watercolorists from Upper Myanmar, whose art works are widely displayed nationally and internationally. His works are also displayed in the Myanmar National Museum.  With a deep fondness for historical detail, having worked for a period in the Department of Archeology, Marlar’s signature landscapes of historical sites in Bagan and Mandalay are filled with intricate touching details and a quiet authenticity.  His penchant for historical landscapes and portraits of rural life and community in both watercolour and oil provide a unique view of a bygone era of Myanmar life as well as an idiosyncratic historical record. Apart from his prolific passion for painting, Marlar was also a devoted art teacher dedicated to educating the next generation of Myanmar painters.  … read more

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