Book: Bui Xuan Phai, Ancient City, Abstract, Self-Portrait

Category: Contemporary Art

Unit Price: US$30.00

Description: Another interesting book by Tran Hau Tuan, which shows many of the artist’s abstract paintings. “Phai did these paintings at a time that abstract was taboo in VietNam.

He kept them carefully hidden at the bottom of a tin box and only took out to show them to his closest friends, on rare occasion of high elation”, writes Duong Tuong in the book’s introduction.

Published in 1996 by the Tran Hau Tuan ,HaNoi, VN. 120 pages, hard cover, 18 cm x 18 cm. Trilingual – Vietnamese, English, French.

Under the Light of an Oil Lamp [Part 1]

Reflections On Arts Bui Xuan Phai (1920-1988) This notebook was written in those moments when … [Read More...]

Fusing old and new: Bui Huu Hung’s lacquer paintings

Recollection introduces the artist's new works centred on the common theme of … [Read More...]

Bui Xuan Phai in his son’s eyes [Part 3]

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Traditional Tet Paintings – Dong Ho Prints

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Exalting in the glories of a humble master

His gait was crooked, yet firm. His greying beard, thick near-sighted glasses and unadorned garb … [Read More...]

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