Kamin Lertchaiprasert

Thailand

Kamin Lertchaiprasert was born in Lopburi, Thailand in 1964. From 1978 to 1981 he attended the College of Fine Arts, Bangkok, and then attended Silpakorn University where he graduated with a B.F.A. in Printmaking in 1987.
From 1991-2009 he had 20 solo exhibitions in Bangkok. He has also had solo shows in Osaka (2002), Kuala Lumpur (2004) and Tokyo (2005 & 2009). He represented Thailand at the 50th Venice Biennale in 2003, and participated in the Busan Biennale in 2008.

The series of bronze sculptures titled “Beyond…” alludes to natural providence beyond vision and hearing, beyond all human perception. A symbol-like motif is hidden, incised onto the bottom of a seated figure. The bronze sculptures were caste in Chiang Mai in a traditional casting method, a pursuit of technical excellence and decorative beauty.


 

Beyond…(Dhamma / Doing) ed 2/7
Cast bronze / gold leaf
23 x 8 x 6.5 cm
Beyond…(Ego) ed 2/7
Cast bronze / gold leaf
22 x 8 x 6.5 cm
Beyond…(Emptiness) ed 2/7
Cast bronze / gold leaf
27.5 x 15.5 x 13 cm
Beyond…(Fast) ed 2/7
Cast bronze / gold leaf
25.5 x 11 x 7 cm
Beyond…(Good/Bad) ed 2/7
Cast bronze / gold leaf
26 x 12.5 x 7 cm
Beyond…(Observe) ed 2/7
Cast bronze / gold leaf
27 x 14.5 x 7.5 cm
Beyond…(Peace / Consciousness) ed 2/7
Cast bronze / gold leaf
23 X 8 X 6.5 cm
Beyond…(Truth) ed 2/7
Cast bronze / gold leaf
26 x 10 x 7.5 cm
Beyond…(We) ed 2/7
Cast bronze / gold leaf
24 x 8 x 6 cm
Beyond…(Impermanent) ed 2/7
Cast bronze / gold leaf
26 x 10 x 7.5 cm