The Chakrabhand Posayakrit Foundation
Mural of Wat Tritossathep, Bangkok
Mural of Wat khaosukim, Chanthaburi
Restoration of the Royal Puppets
Background and Objectives  

          The Chakrabhand Posayakrit Foundation was established on April 24th , 2003, with the main objectives of upholding the arts and Buddhism, as well with the aim of creating works of art in many fields.

          The Foundation is located at 49/1 Sukhumvit 63 Road (Ekamai), Khlongton Nua, Vadhana District, Bangkok 10110. This is both the office and the workshop.

Major works in care of the Foundation:
Buddhist art

          1. The on-going project of mural painting in the ordination hall of Wat Trithosathep Voravihara, started in March 1990.
          2. The on-going project of mural painting in the ordination hall of Wat Khao Sukim, Chanthaburi, started in 2004. Designs and sketches are completed at the Foundation before being sent to staff artists who complete the mural painting on site.

Traditional art and national heritage
          1. The conservation and restoration of significant works of art, in conjunction with the government sector, especially the Department of Fine Arts and the National Museum:
          1.1 The repainting of the Ramakien murals at the Temple of the Emerald Buddha. Rooms 159-160, in 1972
          1.2 Restoration of the Inao dioramas in the decorations for the cremation of Queen Somanas Vadhanavadi, wife of King Mongkut, and restoration of the episode of Hanuman Snapping the Neck of Elephant Erawan at the Battle of Brahmastra from the Ramakien dioramas, on the occasion of the bicentennial celebration of the Ratanakosin period in 1981-1982, and currently on display at the National Museum
          1.3 Restoration of the Royal Puppet collection from the early Ratanakosin Period, 1983-1986. Currently on display at the National Museum
          1.4 Restoration of the Vice-Regal Puppet collection of 100 puppets, 1993-1997, currently on display at the National Museum

          2. Royal-command assignments
          2.1 Design and supervision of the dioramas depicting plays by King Rama II on the initiative of Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, namely Ramakien, Inao, Sangthong and Maneepichai, between 1983 and 1987, currently on display at the King Rama II Memorial Park at Amphawa, Samut Songkram
         
2.2 Design and supervision of the life-size bronze statues of Chao Ngoh and the buffalo boy from Sangthong by King Rama II, on Princess Maha Chakri Siridhorn’s initiative in 1991-1992, currently on display at the King Rama II Memorial Park in Amphawa, Samut Songkram
          2.3 Design and supervision of the life-size bronze statues of Kraithong fighting Chalawan from Kraithong by King Rama II, on Princess Maha Chakri Siridhorn’s initiative in 1996-1997, currently on display at the King Rama II Memorial Park in Amphawa, Samut Songkram
          2.4 Design and supervision of the life-size bronze statues of Presenting the Monkey from The Ramakien by King Rama II, on Princess Maha Chakri Siridhorn’s initiative in 2002-2003, currently on display at the King Rama II Memorial Park in Amphawa, Samut Songkram

          3. Design of centre-piece theatre curtains
          3.1 Design of the “Homage to the Teachers: the Evening Overture” front curtain for the main auditorium of theThailand Cultural Centre in 1986
          3.2 Design of the “Homage to the Triple Gems” front curtain for the renovated National Theatre

          4. Works in Puppetry
          - Phra Abhaimani, the episode of the Escape from the Sea Ogress
          - The Ramakien, the episode of the Floating Lady
          - The Three Kingdoms, the episode of the Battle of the Red Cliff
          - Taleng Phai, an on-going project

 

Dioramas of scenes from Thai literature
 
Curtain design woven into
the Traditional Thai painting
Design and Control building sculptures
 
 
Background and Objectives Restoration work Creative Work
The Chakrabhand Posayakrit Foundation 49/1 Sukhumvit 63 Road (Soi Ekamai), Khlongton Nua, Vadhana District, Bangkok 10110 Tel: 0-2392-7754
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