NCS, leading Myanmar contemporary artist in a colourful and insightful narrative showcasing more than thirty works from the 1990’s to present.
Trailblazingtakes a retrospective look at his works. Five of his early works have been restored - they set the start of the trail leading to his shocking “Nude Series' in 2000, his first
awe-inspiring 'Nat Series' in 2003 and to his latest 'Dreamscape Series'. In between, we see his take on the new-found democracy and changing political climate in Myanmar with his cheeky 'Six Blind Men and the Elephant'.
“In 1997 and 1998, the work of the ‘third wave’ modernists began to arrive… The early leaders of this movement were Nyein Chan Su (1973-)… In the late nineties they began to evolve at breakneck speed, soon winning honors in the ASEAN Art Awards.
But more important, their work was not an angry rebellion; more a celebration of opportunity. This shows in their paintings, which are full of joyful, colorful outbursts. Not surprisingly, their paintings have greater appeal, but having said this, there is still among these artists a healthy spirit of rebellion – the rebellion of youthful success, full of humour, confidence and triumph.”