As a Sculptor, installation artist, painter, writer (wrote any articles about art) , illustrator of book cover. Chan Aye is prominent outstanding Artist of Myanmar. He had taken the leading in exhibition which is important Myanmar early contemporary art history that Rectangular Lantern Modern Art Shows in country wide scale since 1985.And then he took the organizing of the Big Exhibition (Fountain of loving kindness- The proceed of the Exhibition was been to donate for the victims of the cyclone Nargis-2008)
Chan Aye was bone in Mandalay .He is self taught but influenced by Pagyi Aung Soe, U Paw Oo Thett, U than Aung (Sculptor).He is one of the member at Law Ka Nut Gallery .Now he is starting establish to do sculpture garden at nearly Pyin Oo Lwin. He *Started hole on canvas (*)-2004*.He is still presenting his own concept of the hole and making with his own concept art on any materiel and some are been making turn to the point of his concept that imaging by Literary words. In some Magazines and reports had disclosed on his works have certain deep mystical twist, sometime humorous, others have a fatalistic or even philosophical touch.
In the other hand ,Chan Aye postmodern interpretation famous masterpiece by Matisse, Dali, Magritte, De Chirico, Kusama, Duchamp, Vermeer ,Manet ,Joan Miro are physically punctured with hole as a Buddhist metaphor for piercing the inner being .
His Artist residency in Vietnam (2009) and he discussed with young artists about his own concept has been relationship of Myanmar Culture and religion at the Artist Talk at Artino Gallery in Vietnam. His last solo project of sculpture installation was exhibited at Palais de Tokyo Museum in Paris last year, 3th Dec 2014 to 3th June 2015. Chan Aye accepted awards at Philip Morris Group of Companies Myanmar Art Awards 2001/2002 and The 2004 Sovereign Annual Contemporary Asia Art Prize. His overseas Exhibition were in Singapore, Germany, Finland, France, Hong Kong, India, Thailand, China, USA (New York) and UK (London).France, Korea.
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