US veteran draws portraits of local artists

US veteran, portrait, vietnamese artists



An art exhibition by US war veteran Kevin Bowen opened in Hanoi on December 16 to showcase thirty oil paintings of famous Vietnamese writers, poets and artists.

The three-day event, entitled “Một gương mặt của lịch sử” (A face of history), was part of poet Kevin Bowen and his colleagues visit to Vietnam.

Kevin drew the portraits of the famous poets, writers and artists during his meetings, including poet Vu Tu Nam, writer Nguyen Quang Sang, writer Nguyen Ngoc, writer Nguyen Khai, poet Lam Thi My Da, poet Thu Bon, and poet Huu Thinh.

His art works are on display at No.52 Hai Ba Trung Street, Hanoi, and will subsequently be presented to the Museum of Vietnam Literature.

Source: VietnamNEt Bridge

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