Chalermchai Kositpipat is active/lives in Thailand. Chalermchai Kositpipat is known for mural painting, white temple Buddhist architecture.
Biography Chalermchai Kositpipat
"In Thailand, a Buddhist Artist Is Building the Bizarre Temple of His Dreams,"
Artsy Editorial, by Mitch Sawyer, Jul 7th, 2017
Of the more than 30,000 temples in Thailand, the White Temple may not be one of the most wondrous, but is certainly the most bizarre.
Located 15 kilometers south of the city of Chiang Rai, the Buddhist temple is the shimmering masterwork of Thai artist Chalermchai Kositpipat, who began building it in 1997. Crafted from plaster, but resembling an otherworldly confection created with royal icing, the White Temple is a work in progress that could take another 50 years to complete.
As it stands today, the centerpiece is the main hall, an ivory-white building embedded with small mi
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