Art Works by Bui Xuan Phai from the Collection of Van Duong Thanh

Published by Thavibu Gallery, 2006, ISBN 9789749495186

CONTENT

Foreword by Jorn MiddelborgBui Xuan Phai – The Artist of Hanoi by Shireen Naziree

Remembering Bui Xuan Phai by Van Duong Thanh

The Streets of Hanoi

Family

Portraits of Van Duong Thanh by Van Duong Duc Son

Portraits of Friends and Colleagues

Other Portraits

Nudes

Village Life

Celebrations

About this book: Survey of final years of the brilliant artistic career of one of Vietnam’s most renowned painters, drawn from the collection of his friend and fellow artist, Van Duong Thanh. Over a period of 20 years until his death in 1988, Phai sketched, drew and painted many portraits of Thanh; these along with several woodbock prints and some of his iconic paintings of the old streets of his beloved Hanoi comprise one of the most impressive exhibitions of Phai’s work to have been staged outside of Vietnam, since his death

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