Institute of Arts and Cultures

Exhibition opening and Book launch


A Study of Khmer Ornament

Opening: Thursday, March 31st, 2005

From 5 to 8 pm

At Reyum Institute

#47 Street 178, Phnom Penh

(Next to the National Museum)

Tel: (855) 023 217 149

With the support of:

The Albert Kunstadter Family Foundation, The Rockefeller Foundation,

The Japan Foundation Asia Center and The Toyota Foundation

The exhibition:

This exhibition displays photographs and drawings from different sections of the book which describes and explains Khmer Kbach (Khmer ornament).

The book:

-       550 pages.

-       Full colors (with more than 400 color pictures and 1200 drawings)

-       Hard cover

-       Bi-lingual: Khmer and English.

-       Written by: Chan Vitharin and Preap Chanmara.

-       Editors: Ly Daravuth and Ingrid Muan

-       Publisher: Reyum Publishing

-       Table of contents:                                               pages

1. Introduction                         i

2. Basic Shapes                        1

3. Kbach Angkor                     11

4. Kbach Phni Tes                   81

5. Kbach Phni Voa                  177

6. Kbach Phni Pleung              257

7. Other forms                         349

8. List of photographs              519

Sample pages:

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