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.

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