Vietnamese bronze artifacts displayed in RoK

An exhibition themed “Ancient Civilization in Vietnam, the Early Morning in Red River” is taking place at the National Museum of the Republic of Korea (RoK) with the aim of introducing local people to Vietnamese culture. On display are nearly 380 artifacts including 14 bronze drums, accessories and everyday objects of the late Bronze Age and early Iron Age cultures during the Dong Son era of ancient Vietnam. "We have been actively cooperating with the the Vietnam National Museum of  … [Read more...]

Relationship of mind, body and physical environment shown in art

‘Mind, Flesh, Matter’, a group exhibition featuring painting, photography, installation and video by artists Le Phi Long, Lai Dieu Ha, and Nguyen Van Du, opened at San Art yesterday. The exhibition presents the relationship between mind, body and the physical environment that Long, Ha and Du have discussed and made in Session 4 of ‘San Art Laboratory’. The idea is depicted in photographic snapshots taken by Du in his regular visits to an abattoir on the outskirts of Saigon. Above his … [Read more...]

Exhibition “Life: Up and Down”

Opening: Fri 30 May 2014, 6 pm Exhibition: 30 May – 30 June 2014 L’Espace 24 Tràng Tiền, Hà Nội You are invited to the painting/photo/poetry exhibition by Eric Huynh, Marie-Cécile Marques and Ton That Thanh Van. The series of paintings/photos by Eric Parent and Marie-Cécile Marques will feature the contrast between the bustling streets and peaceful life of Vietnamese people. Through 15 ink paintings by Marie-Cécile Marques and photos by Eric Huynh, the inner and outer, … [Read more...]

Exhibition of paintings from pure Vietnamese materials

VietNamNet Bridge – Twenty-nine artists have held an exhibition of paintings made from Vietnamese paint at the Vietnam Museum of Fine Arts in Hanoi. Son ta, or Vietnamese paint, is a pure Vietnamese material, is used to create the unique art of lacquer. This is a special paint of Vietnam, which is processed from resin. From ancient times, Vietnamese people have combined Vietnamese paint with gold, silver and vermilion to make a special material to paint on the surface of statues, religious … [Read more...]

Phu Tho receives wooden printing blocks

Authorities in the northern province of Phu Tho on Tuesday received a collection of wooden printing blocks featuring the origin of Vietnamese people believed to be carved under the Nguyen Dynasty (1802-1945) from the leaders of the National Archives Department. This is the first-ever printing blocks collection of its kind that has been handed to the province, home to a complex of temples dedicated to the Hung kings. The 36.5x20cm blocks contain Han or Nom (Vietnamese demotic characters … [Read more...]

Korean centre hosts fabric art exhibition

VietNamNet Bridge – The Korean Cultural Centre in Viet Nam is hosting a fabric art exhibition by well-known artist Lee Sung-soon, who has been successful in recreating traditional bojaggi culture.   Hanging around: The bojaggi installation by artist Lee Sung-soon at the Korean Cultural Centre. The exhibition, entitled Seon-Beyond Bojaggi, along with artist Lee, is part of the Next Expert Training project funded by South Korean's Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism … [Read more...]

City exhibition features work of Dutch artists

Contemporary artworks by 30 Dutch artists are on show at the HCM City Exhibition House this week. A painting by Dutch artist Pim Stallmann. HCM CITY (VNS) — The 70 paintings in various styles feature life, love, and people. At the exhibition, visitors can also discuss about art with artist Roby Bellemans and his Vietnamese assistants. It is being organised by the HCM City Fine Arts Museum with support from the Netherlands consulate in HCM City. The venue is at 97A … [Read more...]

Exhibition : Who am I by Ruchi Mahesh wari

 Date and time : 9 - 14 May, 214 Venue : Vin Gallery - 6 Le Van Mien - Thao Dien - D2 - HCMC About the artist Ruchi is an artist from India, currently based in HCMC. Faces and eyes have always been her source of inspiration. Her passion found its form and style under the guidance of her ‘guru’, artist Indyra Asmanu in Jakarta, Indonesia. Over the past 7 years Ruchi has drawn inspiration from human forms and presented them artistically through various media – she enjoys the versatility of … [Read more...]

Exhibition highlights anti-French war propaganda posters and paintings

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An exhibition of more than 100 propaganda paintings and posters which highlight the glorious resistance against the French invaders opened today in Ha Noi. HA NOI — … [Read more...]

Opening Reception of New Work by Nadege David – Galerie Quynh, Dong Khoi

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Galerie Quynh is pleased to present "Ho®s-Sol" (Soil-Less®), an exhibition of new works by Nadège David. The artist's first solo exhibition at the gallery comprises drawings and sculptures that examine and question the connection between Human and Animal. … [Read more...]