Leang Seckon

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Among the foremost members of the emerging Cambodian contemporary art scene, Leang Seckon was born in Prey Veng province, Cambodia, in the early 1970s at the onset of the American bombings of Indochina and grew up during the rise of the brutal Khmer Rouge regime.

A 2002 graduate of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Phnom Penh, his works have appeared as illustrations throughout Cambodia and the United States. Noted exhibitions include the 4th Fukuoka Asian Art Triennale in Japan in 2009, the ASEAN New Zero Contemporary Art Exchange, Yangon, Myanmar, also in 2009, and his Rubbish Project (2008) a public project in Phnom Penh. He has exhibited widely in his home country as well throughout Asia. In 2010 Rossi & Rossi hosted his first solo exhibition in Europe.

  • Leang Seckon
    Snowflower Skirt (Somphut Picar Brille)

    2009
    Mixed media on canvas
    150 x 130 cm (59 x 51 in)

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    Heavy Skirt (Somphut Mien Domngun)

    2009
    Mixed media
    150 X 130 cm

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    Covering Skirt (Somphut Butbahng)

    2009
    Mixed media on canvas
    150 x 130 cm (59 x 51 in)

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    Inverted Eye Balls

    2010
    mixed media on canvas
    150 x 150 cm( 59 in x 59 in)

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    Ocean of Tears

    2010
    Mixed media on canvas
    150 x 150 cm( 59 in x 59 in)

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    The God of the Rice Field (Brangelina Avatar)

    2011
    Mixed media on canvas
    150 x 180 cm (59 x 71 in)

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    Goodbye Cambodia

    2012
    Mixed media, collage on canvas
    150 x 130 cm (59 x 59 in)

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    Falling Umbrella

    2012
    Mixed media on canvas
    200 x 150 cm (79 x 59 in)

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    Hell of Tuol Sleng

    2014
    Mixed media and collage on canvas
    200 x 200 cm (79 x 79 in)

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    Ghosts in Hell

    2014
    Mixed media and collage on canvas
    200 x 200 cm (79 x 79 in)

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    Hell on Earth

    2014
    Mixed media and collage on canvas
    150 x 150 cm (59 x 59 in)

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    Tea Shop of King Sihanouk

    2014
    Collage on canvas
    150 x 150 cm (59 x 59 in)

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    Desire (Kiles)

    2014
    Mixed media on canvas
    200 x 150 cm (79 x 59 in)

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    My Life

    Mixed media on canvas
    40 x 50 cm (15 ¾ x 19 ¾ in)

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    Kantha Bopha Magic Medicine

    2014
    Cambodia
    Mixed media on canvas
    66 x 45 cm (26 x 17 ¾ in)

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    Vinegar Night

    2014
    Cambodia
    Mixed media on canvas
    30 x 40 cm (11 ¾ x 15 ¾ in)

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    Double Refugee

    2015
    Cambodia
    Mixed media on canvas
    40 x 50 cm (15 ¾ x 19 ¾ in)

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    New Influence

    2015
    Cambodia
    Mixed media on canvas
    40 x 50 cm (15 ¾ x 19 ¾ in)

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    Popular Tree

    2015
    Cambodia
    Mixed media on canvas
    40 x 50 cm (15 ¾ x 19 ¾ in)

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    Where I Go

    2015
    Cambodia
    Mixed media on canvas
    40 x 50 cm (15 ¾ x 19 ¾ in)

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    Indochina War

    2015
    Mixed media on canvas
    200 x 400 cm (79 x 158 in)

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    Why Hanuman Has Come Back to Cambodia?

    2015
    Mixed media on canvas
    150 x 300 cm (59 x 118 in)

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Publications
Press
  • The Cambodian Daily - Artist Reflects on the Country's Past. Present to Heal, Celebrate Cambodians | PDF
    01 Jan 1970
  • QAGOMA Blog - APT8- Memories continue to be motifs in Leang Seckon's works | PDF
    01 Jan 1970
  • The Guardian - Young Cambodian Artists Confront Painful Khmer Rouge Past | PDF
    01 Jan 1970
  • Asia House - Painful Memories from Khmer Rouge Regime Transformed Into Profound Art | PDF
    01 Jan 1970
  • The Cambodian Daily - Pain & Peace | PDF
    01 Jan 1970
  • Wall Street International - Leang Seckon_Hell on Earth | PDF
    01 Jan 1970
  • UDAYA Journal of Khmer Studies - The First Cambodian Contemporary Artist | PDF
    01 Jan 1970
  • The Phnom Penh Post - Man in the Mirror: the Many Sides of Leang Seckon | PDF
    01 Jan 1970
  • The Art Newspaper - Season of Cambodia | PDF
    01 Jan 1970
  • ArtAsiaPacifc - Leang Seckon: The Shadows of the Heavy Skirt | PDF
    01 Jan 1970
  • Toward Freedom - An Interview with Leang Seckon, Cambodian Freedom Artist | PDF
    01 Jan 1970
  • The New York Times - Cambodian Art Emerges From Horrors of a Murderous Past | PDF
    01 Jan 1970
  • The Culture Trip - Interview with Cambodian Artist Leang Seckon- Painting Past and Present | PDF
    01 Jan 1970

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