Event: Exhibition “Winter Hues” by Ha Manh Thang

On the occasion of the New Year 2015, Dong Phong Art Gallery is pleased to present several new works entitled “Winter Hues” by artist Ha Manh Thang. He has recently created these paintings with inspiration from the cold northern winter in Hanoi. This is a unique opportunity for you to see his visions of landscapes and nature from the places where the artist lives and experiences.

Exhibition: 18 Jan – 28 Feb 2015, 9.30 am – 6.30 pm

Dong Phong Art Gallery

03 Ly Dao Thanh Street

Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi

Below is the artist’s thought on the paintings in “Winter Hues”:

“In every scene, I’m observing the colour gradients and the passage of time in nature. The four seasons of the year each have their seasonal segments corresponding to four hues. There are myriads of colours in each hue and endless meanings to each colour.

And there are many forms to each meaning.

Every form consists of hues; and hues contain all forms at every single moment… At the moment, I’m painting Winter Hues.”

Ha Manh Thang (born in 1980) has a long history of cooperation with Dong Phong Gallery ever since he was a 4th year student in Hanoi Fine Art University. Since then, he has gained lots of success, and he is by now the most important young artist in Vietnam. He was also the first artist from Vietnam profiled in the Phaidon publication “Painting Today – 2009″ alongside such acclaimed artists as Gerhard Richter, Neo Rauch,…

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