The Bangkok Sculpture Center has been established primarily to promote Thai art. The center is privately funded and is owned and managed by Mr.Sermkhun Kunawong. He and his family are also the owners of the fantastioc art pieces on display. The exhibition streches over 4,000 square meter and consits of remarkable sculptures from the Buddhist art period dated back to the 16th century and reaches throught the time to contemporary works of art which reflect the idea and point of view of both classic and contemporary artists. This collection consits of more than 200 art pieces. Notable masterpieces are works from Khien Yimsiri, Inson Wongsam, Chamruang Vichienket, Nonthivathn Chandhanaphalin and Manop Suwanpinta. Besides, the center also displays work of locally and internationally famous artists such as Kamol Tassananchalee, Thawan Duchanee, Chalermchai Kositpipat, Panya Vijinthanasarn, Chakrabhand Posayakrit, Khemarat Kongsuk and Vichai Sithirathn.
The fantastic and mindblowing collection is made possible by the support of several Thai artists who help contribute to the project by donating or selling their valuable art pieces. "Bangkok Sculpture Center aspires to bring to the limelight the exquisite art and sculpture art of Thailand. The value and beauty of Thai art should be celebrated, not only among the people of our own nation, but also be known to people in every corner of the world as a symbol of our unique cultural identity. Thai art heritage reflects the identity of people of our nation which has been inherited through generations as invaluable civilization. All Thai people should cherish our art and cultural identity, preserve it and pass it on to the next generation." is the statement of Mr.Sermkhun Kunawong.
Sculptures from different times are on display, each one unique and fascinating. Different materials, styles, intentions leave a lot of space for thoughts and imagination. For sure there is something for everybody in this larege and mindblowing collection. The museum is also lending its art pieces to outside exhibitions.
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