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Thawan Duchanee (September 27, 1939 - September 3, 2014) was a Thai contemporary painter, architect and sculptor with an international reputation. In 2001, this notable artist was given the price by the Office of the National Culture Commission of...more
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I like taxidermy, I like creepy things, but this place is just boring. There is one or two interesting things, but that's it. There is about 40 small houses with displays, but not even half of them was open. Very dissappointing.
Baan Dam (or ‘Black House’ as it is alternatively known). Like the White Temple, this is an iconic Chiang Rai site, a collection of wood buildings featuring works by Thawan Duchanee and other contemporary Thai artists, set in lush green surroundings. Duchanee spent more than...More
One of the Temple in the City of Art that you can visit. Baan Dam or Black House Artist Thawan Duchanee created an impressive collection of skins, bones, teeth and taxidermy of a wide array of animals.
My first feeling when looking at the objects on display is revulsion. This is due to the extremely large amounts of animal remains on display. I estimate by the time we looked in each room, we had seen the remains of thousands of various creatures....More
If you want to see and smeel the death, go there !
So much animals died, you can see skins and bones with Buddha ! Shells etc. Any respect of the nature.
I respect all choice, but I wanted to have this information before to...More
It was included in our package to the black house and by the time we arrived, it was already very crowded. We went to the main hall after entering the place and saw a number of art pieces that were made of the remains of...More