Bartenders and tattoos are a harmonious match, this enduring relationship is explored by The Sprit of Art by Giffard with Bangkok’s Tattooed Bartenders.
The international calendar that takes the cultural connoisseurs the world over in search of great art, design and culture makes a stop in Shanghai this month for the West Bund Art and Design Fair and Art 021 Contemporary Art Fair taking place from November 10th to 12th 2017.
We remember why he will always be in our hearts coming up to the first anniversary of his majesty's death and the royal cremation on October 26th. This is from our Issue 0.
Chomwan Weeraworawit sits down with brothers Ohm and Chat Suansilphong of Fish Cheeks NYC to discover their motivation for opening a downtown seafood restaurant dedicated to the best part of the fish.
We think twice if a beauty product hurts our wallet, but why don’t we think as much if it hurts the environment? Therefore, we have compiled a list of some of the eco-friendly and ethically conscious beauty brands for you to choose from, or at least open your mind to.
Inspired by the bond between child and mother via various mothers’ heartbeats, artists Jonas Dept and Oat Montien performed a live event to celebrate Mother’s Day
Crowded and lit in a club is what Thursday's in Bangkok should be, and with last night's internationally loved party of the moment Places + Faces making a stop in the City of Angels at Whiteline, hosted by our little bro Balm Tungsuwan along with Hennessy, there was no stopping the heat.
Coco Petrachaianan explored the traveling exhibition “Soil and Stones, Souls and Songs” which is on display at the Jim Thompson Art Center from July 15 to October 31, 2017.
As the international art exhibition Documenta 14 is taking place in Kassel, Germany, 2Mag looks back at our conversation between Arin Rungjang and Ou Bhaholyothin on the notion of home and how it contributes to their artistic creation.
2Magazine offers their heartfelt best wishes to the King on this auspicious anniversary of His Majesty's birthday, paying homage to His Majesty's great passions and talents in, among other fields, aviation.
The Bangkok Art Biennale will take place from November 2018 to February 2019. 2Mag breaks down what you need to know about B.A.B. and why it matters.
Belgian designer Martin Margiela was the creative director for Ready-to-Wear at Hermes from 1997 to 2003. 2Mag looks back at the impact Margiela had on the House and the ramifications on his eponymous brand.
To celebrate Hermann Hesse’s 140th birthday this week, 2mag looks back at the Nobel laureate’s search for spiritual meaning and decides the best gift for him is... a Fitbit!
Coco Petrachaianan recently sat down with curator Lattapon Korkiatarakul to discuss NOVA Contemporary Gallery’s current exhibition, The Echo of Footsteps, as well as the artistic process and curating gallery shows.
To celebrate the 2017 New Establishment List, 2Magazine with Lotus Arts de Vivre hosted a Balinese-themed party; Chalermhut Tantiwongse captured guests in Black Tie Sarong in an exclusive Photo Portfolio.
After the massive success of last year’s exciting, engaging, and energetic art exhibition, the 4th edition of Hotel Art Fair offers Bangkok aesthetes the works of 30+ Thai galleries and art collectors on June 24th & 25th.
We celebrate this International Surfing Day by welcoming home the Hōkūle‘a, a Hawaiian canoe that circumnavigated the earth by following the stars.
Wherever in the world you may be this summer, here’s a guide to finding the best live music venues on Earth.
2Magazine returns to our 2015 interview with award-winning filmmaker Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit, along with one of his star actresses, to discuss everything from how it started to his views on fashion.
As 2Magazine and Lotus Arts de Vivre get ready to celebrate “The New Establishment List 2017” and the launch of our first biannual edition with a Black Tie Sarong party in Bangkok, we look at our inspiration.
2Mag celebrates Thomas Mann’s birthday by looking back at one of his finest works, Death in Venice, and considering what it says about his struggle for artistic creation.
The Venice Biennale takes over the entire city of Venice although a major part of the gathering is the main International Exhibition, Arte Viva Arte curated by Christine Macel.
Mademoiselle Mumu on how to handle boring people at social functions
Venice is glorious, rain or shine, flooded or not, and all the more so during the opening week of the Venice Art Biennale.
Coco Young sorts through the thousands of artworks on display at Frieze Fair 2017 and reports on the best booth’s from the annual Randall Island, New York City art fair.
Soi Nana’s Craft+Jumble Trail is an aptly named art, music, food, and drink festival. 2Mag gets the lowdown on what’s happening in Chinatown this Sunday (May 14) from artist Micaela Marini Higgs.
Our addiction to plastic is threatening our world: aesthetically, economically, environmentally, and physically. This Earth Day (Apr 22), remember that saving the planet ultimately means saving ourselves.
Music comes to the valley in the form of the Coachella Music Festival. Film is represented by the Coachella Valley International Film Festival. Now, art has a biennial foothold in the area with Desert X.
Sourcing local ingredients has paid off for Bali’s Locavore restaurant: 2Mag dropped by Viu at St. Regis Bangkok to attend S.Pellegrino’s Masterclass on The Art of Fine Dining with Chef Ray Adriansyah to find out how.
Most are familiar with Earth Day, but many may not have heard of Earth Hour before: switching off everything that draws electricity for one hour on March 25th is all you have to do.
Before the public opening of Art Basel Hong Kong 2017 the city was already heaving with previews and parties with art titans who converge on the island. 2Mag explores some of them.
Prepare to be shocked, offended, or appalled: not necessarily by the often controversial works of Joan Cornellà but by the fact that you may find them so amusing.
With Art Basel Hong Kong just around the corner (private viewings starting on the 21st and open to the public from the 23rd to the 25th of March), we ask forever-stylish gallerist Sutima Sucharitakul of Nova Contemporary for her tips on what to pack and how to explore the art fair like a pro.
Mon Art du Style at MAIIAM Museum of Contemporary Art brings together the collection of Patsri Bunnag, who was as much a style icon as she was an art collector.
“Normal size” bottles seem so dated. The trend towards bigger bottles that started with wine and was later adopted by spirits has finally become worthy of beer.
The legacy of R. Mutt, Duchamp, and how conceptual art makes its way to Paris Fashion Week F/W 2017 Shows c/o Virgil Abloh.
The David Bowie Is exhibition has traveled the world, most recently in Tokyo, where it shed light on the Starman who changed the world.
A throwback to the recent Egg Picnic at Wonderfruit: thank you for making our collaborative project between 2Magazine and artist Ong Kongpat a success.
A performance that immerses one into another dimension without once having to leave one’s seat, blurring the line between dreams and memories. Apitchatpong Weerasethakul’s Fever Room, which took place in Yokohama as part of the Tokyo Performance Arts Festival, leaves a lasting impression.
For 4 nights a year, Yangon-based chef Kevin Ching eats, breathes, and (occasionally) sleeps Wonderfruit. The Wonderfruit veteran shares his must-see, -do, and -bring essentials for last-minute change of hearts.
Saks Rouypirom shares insight on his world, including SATI Non-Profit and an art therapy program that was part of the Faces/Now exhibition SKY at Case Space Revolution.
Wonderfruit Art Projects are socially engaging, interactive, performative, site-specific, sustainable, and spectacular. Platforms range widely: from stages, installations, and performances to workshops and art cars.
A talk with the New-York based artist about his current exhibition at NOVA Contemporary, first time in Asia, and favorite part of Bangkok.
Toiletpaper and a room full of spaghetti? Escape the furor of Art Basel Miami while satisfying your morbid desires and questioning your good taste.
Fine jewelry house Lotus Arts de Vivres, in collaboration with book publisher Assouline, opens a Lotus x Assouline bookstore in the gardens of the Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel.
Street art enters the gallery as high art: what Monet and a girl in a rabbit costume say about Bangkok.
Art + Eggs = Sustainable jobs as 2Magazine and Ong Kongpat team up on a Thai omelette truck at Wonderfruit to support SATI non-profit’s development program for at-risk youths.
Following an impressive 2016 that marked his first show in Bangkok and the premier of his film 500,000 Pee at the Venice Film Festival, we look back to an interview we conducted with Chiang Mai-based contemporary artist Chai Siris at the start of last year.
Images detailing reflection, interaction and aspiration adorn the walls of Case Space Revolution, the new art space above Broccoli Revolution on Sukhumvit Soi 49.
Waris Ahluwalia is a man of the world and of many talents: designer, actor, and - of late - tea brewer. On his recent visit to Mexico City he was inspired by everything from his hotel and amazing food to art and ruins.
Self-described as “urban rustic Thai”, Err is fittingly housed in a former Old Town shop-house. 2Mag visited to try their street-style staples that offer an emphasis on quality produce and the omission of artificial ingredients.
On a recent trip to San Sebastián, John Chantarasak spent a week exploring the expansive pitnxos scene in the Old Quarter of the city, discovering San Sebastián’s gastronomic delights, one bite at a time.
Naoshima and Teshima have now become a pilgrimage for artistic travelers. From the Kusama pumpkin to the Tadao Ando-designed Chichu Museum, VKI take us on a visual adventure to these twin islands.
The ravishing Argentinian-born, Paris- and New York-based art director Sofia Sanchez de Betak, a front row fixture at all the major Fashion Weeks, shares with 2Magazine her beauty essentials.