Museum of Contemporary Art (Bangkok)

Bangkok Boonchai Bencharongkul Thailand
Museum of Contemporary Art
Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Bangkok, Thailand - 20161201-05.jpg
Former name
Art Centre
Established23 March 2012
Location499 Vibhavadi Rangsit Rd. Ladyao, Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900
TypeContemporary Art, museum
FounderBoonchai Bencharongkul
Websitemocabangkok.com

The Museum of Contemporary Art is an art museum in Bangkok, Thailand. It is privately owned by business executive Boonchai Bencharongkul, and was opened in 2012. The museum, one of the largest contemporary art museums in Asia, features an extensive collection of works by many famous Thai artists, including Thawan Duchanee, Hem Vejakorn, Chalermchai Kositpipat and Prateep Kochabua.[1][2][3]

History

Museum of Contemporary Art had been established by Boonchai Bencharongkul to celebrate and appreciate the great favor of King Bhumibol and to honor Professor Silpa Bhirasri who also known as Father of Thai Contemporary Arts.[4][5][6][7]

Access

The closest railway station is Bang Khen Station on the SRT Dark Red Line.[8][9][10]

Gallery

References

  1. ^ "From Mobile to Art: Boonchai of Thailand Opens Private Museum". Forbes. 24 June 2015. Retrieved 16 February 2019.
  2. ^ Pholdhampalit, Khetsirin (1 April 2012). "Make it a MoCA". The Nation. Retrieved 16 February 2019.
  3. ^ https://travel.kapook.com/view50647.html
  4. ^ https://dsin.blogspot.com/2016/09/museum-of-contemporary-art-bangkok.html
  5. ^ https://pantip.com/topic/30659594
  6. ^ https://www.wongnai.com/attractions/345281Jj-museum-of-contemporary-art-moca-bangkok
  7. ^ https://www.hybridart.org/museum-of-art/moca-museum-of-contemporary-art/
  8. ^ https://pantip.com/topic/35019014
  9. ^ http://exhibition.contestwar.com/taxonomy/term/325
  10. ^ https://www.chillpainai.com/scoop/423/