— by Bruce Scott: With his wistful, dreamy, cartoon-like depictions of teleportation and metamorphosis, Thai artist Kantapon “Gongkan” Metheekul has been capturing the attention of the art world both at home and abroad.

It’s not often that every one of an artist’s paintings is sold on the very first day of an exhibition, but that’s exactly what happened last month when Gongkan unveiled his most recent works at River City Bangkok’s RCB Photographers Gallery – making it quite clear that this cool 31-year-old is decidedly “hot” right now…

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