by Lae Phya Pya Myo Myint

“You only need to be mad with art. Whether you have freedom or not, that is not a matter of concern,” said artist Nang Gyi cryptically. His life has not always been easy, but he has strived in his form.

Born in Hinthada, Naing Gyi came to Yangon to study mathematics at the Yangon Arts & Science University in 1980. His second aim was to become an artist. He would learn under Master Sayar U Thu Kha during night classes at the State School of Fine Art…

Reblogged from Myanmar Times

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