Die Schöne Heimat By Somboon Hormtientong | บ้านเกิด เมืองใด เรือนใจ เมืองงาม โดย สมบูรณ์ หอมเทียนทอง
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All things around us are imbued with beauty, if and when we can perceive it. It is imperative that we train ourselves in such a way as to be able to apprehend them visually.
The word ‘Die Schöne Heimat’ in German means‘The Beautiful Home’, and looking deep down, thisword represents a period in the artist’s lifewhom love anddedicates hislife to art, derived a synthesis, a perspicacity and a vision up. Like an empty space, yet later assembled to become a ‘beautiful home’ that fullfill the artist’s enthusiasm with values and prides, where he can see a ‘beautiful home’within his own self.
‘Die Schöne Heimat’ is to be found everywhere, once the artist has created and mastered this innermost code of perception.
the exhibition ‘Die Schöne Heimat’ or ‘Baankerd-Muangdai-Reunjai-Muangngam’by Somboon Hormtientong, which is collects paintings, Drawings, Sculptures and Installations since 1984 – 2020. Reflecting on those stories and feeling where his life has emerged through two distinct cultures: Thai and German, Like the beautiful home that the artist wishesthe audiences looking inside, wherewecouldall reflects and unveil our own meaning of life.
JWD Art Space would like you to become a part of the search for meaing of a “beautiful home” in the exhibition ‘Die Schöne Heimat’ or ‘Baankerd-Muangdai-Reunjai-Muangngam’ by Somboon Hormtientong. Retrace through experiences and art practices in Germany more than 30 years, Somboon is now reflecting on those stories and feeling where his life has emerged through two distinct cultures: Thai and German.
Somboon has been acknowledged to be working on more than 70 paintings and installation that have never been exhibited before, with new, different approaches revolving around the sentimental of memory and values of life, and gently reminding of our own home to be a warmly rest place where new creativity can be found.
The word ‘Die Schöne Heimat’ in German means ‘The Beautifulhome’, and looking deep down, this word represent a meaning of vivid memories, or to reminiscence. However, it is metaphorically identical to the accailmed of an artist whom love and dedicates his life to art. Like an empty space, yet later assembled to become a ‘beautiful home’ that fullfill the artist’s enthusiasm with values and prides. Additionally, the selection of artworks provokes the concept ‘Everything has its ego’: the exist of oneself. With the characteristics according to the reality, when artworks was placed in the right place and the right time, it could come with conversation and aspire new inspirations to the audiences.The artist wishes his audiences looking inside, where theycould all reflects and unveil themeaning of life. With beliefs that every human has their own ‘Die Schöne Heimat’.