How does the sculpture represent the culture of Thailand?

What is the culture and arts of Thailand?

Perhaps the two greatest influences on Thai culture are Buddhism and The Ramakien (the Thai version of the Indian epic, the Ramayana). Many elements from the Indian-Hindu tradition hold a high place in the Thai arts. Garuda, for example, features prominently in painting and sculpture.

What crafts is Thailand known for?

Arts & Craft

Traditional Thai art and craft ranges from paintings and musical instruments to beautiful silk, silver wear, pottery, puppets, Khon masks, model warships, bronze wear, soap carving, sculptures, wood and stone carvings, ceramics and much more.

What is Thailand’s greatest achievement in sculpture?


Their greatest achievements were during the Sukhothai period, when the smoothness and sheen of cast metals perfectly matched the graceful elongated simplicity of the basic form.

Which of the following have the greatest impact on the traditional arts and crafts of Thailand?

Buddhism has had a major influence on Thai art, architecture, sculpture, and painting.

What is the most famous sculpture in Bangkok?

The Emerald Buddha statue housed in Wat Phra Kaew is the most sacred Buddha image in all of Thailand. The legend of this statue traces its origins to India, about 500 years after the Buddha’s death.

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