Natee Utarit

Natee Utarit (b. 1970, Bangkok) studied at the College of Fine Art in 1987 and graduated in Graphic Arts at the Painting and Sculpture Faculty at Silpakorn University, both in Bangkok, Thailand in 1991. Solo exhibitions include Optimism Is Ridiculous: The Altarpieces, Ayala Museum, Manila, Philippines (2017), Illustration of the Crisis, Bangkok University Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand (2013), After Painting, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore (2010) and The Amusement of Dreams, Hope and Perfection, Art Center of Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand (2007).

Recent group exhibitions include Thai Eye, BACC, Bangkok, Thailand and Saatchi Gallery, London, UK (2016/2015), Art of ASEAN, Bank Negara Museum and Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (2015), Time of Others, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan (2015) and Asian Art Biennale 2013: Everyday Life, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei, Taiwan (2013).

His work is part of many renowned collections, such the Bangkok University, Bangkok, Silpakorn University, Bangkok, British Council, Bangkok, MAIIAM Contemporary Art Museum, Thailand, Lasalle- SIA Collecge of the Arts, Singapore, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore, Fine Art Museum of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia, Burger Collection, Hong Kong and Switzerland as well as private collections in Europe and Asia. Utarit’s multifaceted practice focuses on the exploration of the medium of painting connecting it with photography and classical Western art. Light and perspective are some of the elements the artist chose to work with, focusing on painting as a means to explore image making. His complex pictures, juggle wideranging metaphors usually in the format of the traditional still life, allude to Thailand’s current social and political landscapes.

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Natee Utarit – View from the Tower

30 June - 31 July 2018

Richard Koh Projects
Unit A, 3rd Floor,
N22 Art Warehouse, 2198/10-11,
Narathiwas Rajanakarin Rd soi 22,
Chong Nonsi, Yannawa,
Bangkok 10210, Thailand.

Tues-Sat, 10am - 7pm

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Natee Utarit – Optimism is Ridiculous

19 April - 31 May 2018

Opening Ceremony:  19 April (Thursday), 3.00 pm
Guest of Honour: Ms. Nipa Niranoot, Minister Counsellor (Charge d'Affaires),
Royal Thai Embassy, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Artist Talk & Book Signing:  21 April (Saturday), 11.00 am

National Art Gallery
2B Gallery, No.2 Jalan Temerloh,
Off Jalan Tun Razak, 53200 Kuala Lumpur.

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NATEE UTARIT – OPTIMISM IS RIDICULOUS: THE ALTARPIECES

24 January - 11 March 2018

The Private Museum
51 Waterloo Street #02-06
Singapore 187969

Mon – Fri: 10am to 7pm
Sat – Sun: 11am to 5pm

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Natee Utarit – Optimism is Ridiculous: The Altarpieces

3 - 17 October 2017

National Gallery of Indonesia
Jl. Medan Merdeka Timur No. 14,
Central Jakarta, Indonesia

Press Conference & Artist Talk
3 October 2017, 5pm

Opening Reception
3 October 2017, 7pm

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Natee Utarit – It Would Be Silly to Be Jealous of a Flower

18 May - 8 June 2017

Richard Koh Fine Art,
229 Jalan Maarof,
Bukit Bandaraya, Bangsar
59100 Kuala Lumpur.

Tuesday - Saturday, 10am - 7pm

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Natee Utarit – Optimism is Ridiculous: The Altarpieces

17 February - 9 April 2017

Ayala Museum
Makati Avenue
corner de la Rosa Street
Makati City, Philippines 1224

Opening Reception
17 February 2017
6pm

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I am Ten – 229

13 June - 1 July 2015

229 Jalan Maarof
Bukit Bandaraya, Bangsar
59100 Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia.

Tuesday - Saturday, 12pm - 6pm
(By Appointment Only)

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Natee Utarit – Optimism Is Ridiculous at Hyundai Gallery

09 OCTOBER - 04 NOVEMBER 2013

Hyundai Gallery
80 Sagan-dong, Jongno-gu
Seoul 110-190, Korea

Tuesday - Sunday, 10am - 6pm

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Art Stage 2013

24 - 27 JANUARY 2013

Art Stage Singapore 2013

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NATEE UTARIT – OPTIMISM IS RIDICULOUS

22 JANUARY - 22 FEBRUARY 2013

Richard Koh Fine Art Singapore,
Artspace@Helutrans,
39 Keppel Road,
#01-05 Tanjong Pagar Distripark,
Singapore 089065

Daily, 10am - 10pm

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Natee Utarit – Optimism Is Ridiculous

07 - 20 JANUARY 2013

Richard Koh Fine Art,
Lot No.2F-3, Level 2, Bangsar Village II,
Jalan Telawi, Bangsar Baru,
59100 Kuala Lumpur.

Daily, 10am - 10pm

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Natee Utarit – Tales of yesterday, today and tomorrow

24 OCTOBER - 06 NOVEMBER 2009

Richard Koh Fine Art,
Lot No.2F-3, Level 2, Bangsar Village II,
Jalan Telawi, Bangsar Baru,
59100 Kuala Lumpur.

Daily, 10am - 10pm

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Natee Utarit – Paintings by Natee Utarit

10 - 17 DECEMBER 2005

Richard Koh Fine Art,
Lot No.2F-3, Level 2, Bangsar Village II,
Jalan Telawi, Bangsar Baru,
59100 Kuala Lumpur.

Daily, 10am - 10pm

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Art Central 2018, Hong Kong

27 March - 1 April 2018

Richard Koh Fine Art
Booth C1
Central Harbourfront,
9 Lung Wo Road, Central, Hong Kong.

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Art Stage Singapore – Natee Utarit, Untitled Poems of Théodore Rousseau

VIP Preview & Vernissage:
25 January 2018

Fair Opening date:
26 -28 January 2018

ART STAGE Singapore 2018
THAI FOCUS
Booth S1
Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Centre,
Level 1, Halls A-C,
1 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore

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Natee Utarit presents Samlee & Co., The Absolutely Fabulous Show – Art Stage Jakarta 2016

5 - 7 August 2016

Hall B, Booth D16
Sheraton Grand Jakarta Gandaria City,
Level 3, Jl. Sultan Iskandar Muda,
Kebayoran Jakarta, Jakarta 12240, Indonesia

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Natee Utarit and Nadiah Bamadhaj – Asia Now

20 - 22 October 2015

Asia Now
Booth B5
Espace Pierre Cardin, Paris, France

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Art Central HK 2015

14 - 16 MARCH 2015

Booth B6,
Art Central Hong Kong,
Central Harbourfront,
Hong Kong

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Art Stage 2015

22 - 25 JANUARY 2015

Art Stage 2015
Booth B12, Level B2,
Sands Expo and Convention Centre,
Marina Bay Sands,
10 Bayfront Avenue,
018956 Singapore

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Art Taipei 2014

31 OCTOBER - 3 NOVEMBER 2014

Art Taipei 2014,
Booth D 27,
Hall One,
Taipei World Trade Centre.

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START Art Fair 2014

26 - 29 JUNE 2014

Saatchi Gallery,
Duke of York HQ,
King's Road,
London

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