SAC Gallery | Pondering Blue
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Pondering Blue

A timeless and enduring blue, it brings peace, calm and promise of protection mood wherever it discovered. The relatable and gentleness make it universal favorite that no one can’t deny. It couldn’t be surprised that ‘Classic Blue’ (PANTONE 19-4052) has been selected as a 2020 perfect selection. It’s a truly popular color indeed.


One day I met a butterfly in the sea, 2018, Acrylic on canvas, 50 x 60 cm


For the whole long past of sea and sky, it’s blue in common, for now, still blue. How about in the future? Surely, it will be blue forever. This color represents the timeless moment under the shifting of our disordered world. It has been used mostly in the exhibition “เราอยู่ในความทรงจำของทะเล The Sea Remembers Us” by the very effort heart of Niam Mawornkanong to show the beauty of sea and sky. Nowadays, the whole exhibition with all same color shade used is rarely to be found, however, Mawornkanong still contributes the ideal and harmony under this uncommonly choice of color technic. “Even though the picture has been distanced by the wall, the arts still present the harmonic of sea and sky, the truly great blue”.


Dive, 2019, Acrylic on canvas, 100 x 200 cm


‘All We can Perceive is Sea’

The first flame of this exhibition, “เราอยู่ในความทรงจำของทะเล The Sea Remembers Us”, was a guidance from the past of the artist. The art will present you the horizontal line where sea met sky, the line that will convince you the feeling of being in middle of its. We are surrounding with change and shift, originate all the matters, running in a circle and reflex our helplessly life of being under the sea that had been built by memory and imagination.


Platform, 2019, Acrylic on canvas, 140 x 200 cm


Imagine for being in the middle of deep blue sea and great blue sky, witnessing the nature’s change in a day. What is the concealment behind this immense sea? Whether a sea makes you happy, sorrow or lonely, the perfection of “เราอยู่ในความทรงจำของทะเล The Sea Remembers Us” exhibition depends on the idealistic question of ‘What are you seeing in the sea?’


Story by: Pinyaphat Satchukorn

Graphic Designer: Saruda Suansa-ard