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Wattana Wattanapun (Thailand, late 20th century) abstract oil on paper painting titled "Purple Diffusion" depicting multicolored geometric shapes against a wash of color in shades of purple, red, brown, blue, and white. Signed "W. Wattanapun" lower right below image. One Nashville, TN Allstate Art Exhibition, 1990 identification tag and one typed label indicating that the painting won a purchase award during the exhibition, two Watkins College of Art and Design Collection, Belmont University, Nashville, TN labels, and framing label, en verso. Float mounted and housed under glass in a gold metal frame. Sheet: 22 1/4" H x 30" W. Sight: 23 1/2" H x 31" W. Framed: 30 1/2" H x 37 1/2" W. Provenance: Art Collection of former Watkins College of Art; proceeds benefit scholarship endowment for students in the new Watkins College of Art at Belmont University. Biography: Wattana Wattanapun was born in Thailand and studied at Silpakorn University before moving to the United States to study at the Rhode Island School of Design. He spent several years painting in the U.S. and Canada. In the 1980s, a large number of his works was acquired by Hyatt and Hilton to feature in their lobbies. In 2011 he returned to Thailand to open his own gallery and to teach art at Chiang Mai University. Condition: Overall very good condition with light toning and waviness to paper. Not examined outside of frame. Glass is slightly loose in frame.