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Htein Lin

Htein Lin is a Burmese artist and writer who has also been a comedian and actor. His ongoing work includes a number of series such as "Recycled," "A Show of Hands," "A Show of Wheels," "Signs of the Times," and "Skirting the Issue." These use local materials and found objects to portray current Myanmar political and social themes. Htein Lin is represented in Yangon by River Gallery. A selection of his works is included in the Artists Pension Trust collection. Two of Htein Lin's paintings were purchased for the U.S. Embassy in Yangon, opened in 2007.