Photos | Thai artist tackles taboos with 'lese majeste' exhibition

Published on Feb 17, 2021 08:33 PM IST

A Thai political street artist who goes by the name "Headache Stencil" is exhibiting some of his riskiest work yet, with a collection of paintings that touch on a strict law that has seen dozens of people imprisoned for insulting the monarchy.

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A man flashes a three-finger salute as he stands in front of a painting by graffiti artist "Headache Stencil" in the "112 the Exhibition" at WTF Gallery and Cafe in Bangkok, Thailand, February 13, 2021.(REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 17, 2021 08:33 PM IST

A man flashes a three-finger salute as he stands in front of a painting by graffiti artist "Headache Stencil" in the "112 the Exhibition" at WTF Gallery and Cafe in Bangkok, Thailand, February 13, 2021.(REUTERS)

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"Headache Stencil", a graffiti artist poses in front of his works during his "112 the Exhibition" at WTF Gallery and Cafe in Bangkok, Thailand, February 13, 2021. (REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 17, 2021 08:33 PM IST

"Headache Stencil", a graffiti artist poses in front of his works during his "112 the Exhibition" at WTF Gallery and Cafe in Bangkok, Thailand, February 13, 2021. (REUTERS)

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A man takes a photograph of paintings by graffiti artist "Headache Stencil" during the "112 the Exhibition" event at WTF Gallery and Cafe in Bangkok, Thailand, February 13, 2021.(REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 17, 2021 08:33 PM IST

A man takes a photograph of paintings by graffiti artist "Headache Stencil" during the "112 the Exhibition" event at WTF Gallery and Cafe in Bangkok, Thailand, February 13, 2021.(REUTERS)

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"Headache Stencil", a graffiti artist, poses in front of his works during his "112 the Exhibition" at WTF Gallery and Cafe in Bangkok, Thailand, (REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 17, 2021 08:33 PM IST

"Headache Stencil", a graffiti artist, poses in front of his works during his "112 the Exhibition" at WTF Gallery and Cafe in Bangkok, Thailand, (REUTERS)

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A man attends "112 the Exhibition" by graffiti artist "Headache Stencil" at WTF Gallery and Cafe in Bangkok, Thailand, February 13, 2021.(REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 17, 2021 08:33 PM IST

A man attends "112 the Exhibition" by graffiti artist "Headache Stencil" at WTF Gallery and Cafe in Bangkok, Thailand, February 13, 2021.(REUTERS)

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A man takes a photograph of paintings by graffiti artist "Headache Stencil" at the "112 the Exhibition" event at WTF Gallery and Cafe in Bangkok, Thailand, February 13, 2021.(REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 17, 2021 08:33 PM IST

A man takes a photograph of paintings by graffiti artist "Headache Stencil" at the "112 the Exhibition" event at WTF Gallery and Cafe in Bangkok, Thailand, February 13, 2021.(REUTERS)

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A man takes a photograph of a painting by graffiti artist "Headache Stencil" during the "112 the Exhibition" at WTF Gallery and Cafe in Bangkok, Thailand, February 13, 2021. (REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 17, 2021 08:33 PM IST

A man takes a photograph of a painting by graffiti artist "Headache Stencil" during the "112 the Exhibition" at WTF Gallery and Cafe in Bangkok, Thailand, February 13, 2021. (REUTERS)

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