Blog by Eric Monteil

Vietnamese Art Curator Journal - Episode 3
Mostly hidden from the general public, an artist's life arouses people’s curiosity. People must wonder what their day would look like, how hard it is for them to make a living, how they can succeed in their career, what keeps them going, what it takes to be an artist.
Eric Monteil
21.03.21 05:49 PM - Comment(s)
Vietnamese Art Curator Journal - Episode 2
Most people find art incomprehensible as they don’t understand why it looks like the way it does. It is just beyond their imagination. In fact, art isn’t about logic or rationality. Art is simply beauty. Art doesn’t have to make sense to make sense. Beauty is nonsensical.
Eric Monteil
18.03.21 05:49 PM - Comment(s)
Vietnamese Art Curator Journal - Episode 1
Most people find art incomprehensible as they don’t understand why it looks like the way it does. It is just beyond their imagination. In fact, art isn’t about logic or rationality. Art is simply beauty. Art doesn’t have to make sense to make sense. Beauty is nonsensical.
Eric Monteil
18.03.21 05:49 PM - Comment(s)
Hao Quach: Chief Art Officer
We are very pleased to welcome Hảo Quách as Art Curator at Art Consulting Asia and Community Manager Vietnam at Silapix. Hao has been constantly questioning his very own existence. With art, he finds himself another reason to celebrate his being.
Eric Monteil
12.03.21 07:23 PM - Comment(s)
Vision for the hospitality industry
Art is the noblest means of transmitting the culture of people living around the world. As the oldest mode of communication known to date, it existed long before the advent of language, and has witnessed humanity’s great history and narratives.
Eric Monteil
19.08.20 11:33 AM - Comment(s)
Dot Property Vietnam Awards 2020 (Gala ceremony)
The fourth annual Dot Property Vietnam Awards was a celebration of the developers, real estate agencies and firms in the property sector that have quickly innovated during what has been an extremely challenging time. The best real estate event of the year!
Eric Monteil
19.08.20 11:33 AM - Comment(s)
History of Art at Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok
Art is the noblest means of transmitting the culture of people living around the world. As the oldest mode of communication known to date, it existed long before the advent of language, and has witnessed humanity’s great history and narratives.
Eric Monteil
19.08.20 11:33 AM - Comment(s)
Importance of Art in Thai society under Royal Patronage
In Thailand, the art movement has been closely intertwined since ancient times with the patronage of the Thai monarchy. From the Sukhothai and Lannathai eras, a sustained period of artistic endeavor formed the identity of traditional Thai art and craft.
Eric Monteil
16.02.20 02:39 PM - Comment(s)
Evolution of Thai Art from Sukhothai to Rattanakosin Era
Kwam Pen Thai or Thainess, is a term that signifies the trueness of the culture of Thai people in both indigenous and contemporary periods. This term also helps us to understand why Thai contemporary art is relatively similar to Thai traditional art.
Eric Monteil
16.02.20 02:23 PM - Comment(s)
Introduction to Lai Thai (Traditional Thai Pattern)
Over a thousand years, Thai art developed its own unique sense of identity. A distinctive and dominant style emerged, a pattern often found on ornaments or fabrics, termed ‘Lai Thai’ in Thai language, which reveals the culture and social history of places Siam, in its design.
Eric Monteil
16.02.20 01:09 AM - Comment(s)