Thailand #1290 (1988)

Silpa Bhirasri Day / ศิลป์ พีระศรี

September 15 is commemorated in Thailand as the birthday of an Italian-born sculptor who is considered the father of modern art in the country. Silpa Bhirasri (ศิลป์ พีระศรี) was born Corrado Feroci in Florence, Italy, on September 15, 1892. He attended the Royal Academy of Art in Florence, receiving a certificate of painting and sculpture. Following graduation, he won many competitions for monument design. In 1923, Feroci … Continue reading Silpa Bhirasri Day / ศิลป์ พีระศรี