Bùi Thanh Phương

Bùi Thanh Phương và Trần Hậu Tuấn

Bui Thanh Phuong‘s Hanoi of the different epochs has different faces. His works from the 80s bear the obvious influence of Bui Xuan Phai. In the early 90s, however, his works have a different tint. Featuring familiar city sites, Phuong created a new colour palette where milky-greens prevail, adding to the old streets the vivifying feeling of renovation and replacing melancholy with other, but not less romantic, expectations. Unfortunately, the artist did not regard his own achievements in their proper perspective and has since destroyed most of his cityscapes from this decade. The painting exhibited here opens the succeeding period when the artist tried to form a distinctive style giving preference to sharpened form, clear colours and contrasts, avoiding nuances. This change did not influence the entire expression of the works, which always remain romantic and nolstagic, especially the present picture which sends us back to forgotten times in a city of the past.

Bui Thanh Phuong was born in 1956, the second son of the painter Bui Xuan Phai. He started painting from adolescence under the guidance of his father, but is nonetheless considered a self-taught artist. Phuong’s paintings cover different topics, including landscapes, nudes, and portraits, but the ancient streets of Hanoi’s old Quarter are his greatest favourites, as they were for his famous father. Phuong also invests much effort in managing Bui Xuan Phai’s rich art heritage, organizing exhibitions, and oublishing catalogues and books devoted to the great Hanoi Artist.

Bui Thanh Phuong was born in 1956, is the second son of the painter Bui Xuan Phai. He started painting from adolescence. At the age of 13 year-old (1969), he sold 3 paintings for the first collector Duc Minh. Phuong is self-study. He paints in various array of topics as diverse as: landscape, nude, the old town, portraits, … average price for 1 file of Phuong at the moment, is 3,500 USD. Gallery 31 Cua Dong_Hanoi of Phuong is showcasing his paintings.

Bùi Thanh Phương - Hát rong

Bui Thanh Phuong’s impressionistic paintings convey his deep affection for the ancient streets of his hometown, Hanoi, as well as his love of nature. Bui Thanh Phuong continues to sketch and then paint Hanoi’s Old Quarter, reinforcing and celebrating his memories of the grace and beauty of this grand old city, against its inevitable modern development.

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