Thailand’s rich culture can be found in its small towns, as evidenced by its distinct blend of culture and religious sites in Phuket. This small town embodies Thailand’s diverse culture in splendor and beauty.
You can also find Chinese shrines, particularly in Phuket, due to the Chinese community that has migrated to Thailand over the centuries. In Phuket, there are as many Chinese shrines as there are Wats, so you’re bound to find a colorful and exciting temple close to whereever you go. Here are 5 temples you should add on your trip to Phuket.Continue reading 5 Temples That You Must Visit In Phuket, Thailand→
Vladimir Lenin, Mickey Mouse and Jesus Walk Hand-in-Hand in this Sculpture from Recycling Religion (All Photos By Gail)
Popular artists like Banksy, Ron English and Damien Hirst have all blended Religious iconography with commercial images in the creation of artworks that take the piss out of Things That People Worship, but that’s not to say they’ve made the definitive statements when it come to mockery of organized religion and scathing criticism of “The Church” in general. Because that domain is pretty much open to everyone with a thought and a way to express it.
Six Space Paintings, Artist Unknown (All Photos By Gail)
Last Thursday, Stephen Romano Gallery lured me away from my familiar haunts in the Chelsea Gallery District all the way to DUMBO, Brooklyn for its new group exhibition, Mysterium Cosmographicum, featuring works from over 30 international artists on the theme of the artist’s relationship to the cosmos. Seriously, how could you stay away from that? I’d been invited to the opening reception by one of my favorite local artists, Eric Richardson (I am proud to own two of his paintings in my collection) but I was super excited once I got to the gallery to see both Colin Christian and Kris Kuksi, two other fantastic artists whose work I always like to support, participating in the show.