Chhim Sothy "Bone mountain, blood river"
Oil painting 80 x 96 cm
BONE MOUNTAIN, BLOOD RIVERBy : CHHIM SOTHYCambodia/ born 1969ARTIST CV
The prison without walls known as the Killing Field regime lasted 3 years, 8 months and 20 days
(1975–1979) and turned Cambodia into a mass grave. Why were they so intent in eliminating the
CHHIM SOTHYCambodia/ born 1969
Chhim Sothy studied at the Royal University of Fine Arts, Phnom Penh, where he specialized in Buddhist
themes such as the Ramayana, a mythical Hindu epic. His painting reflects traditional sources combined with
contemporary elements. His oil works have been exhibited in Thailand, Singapore, USA and France.