Artists depict soldiers in Vietnam’s Truong Sa archipelago in portraits

A soldier receives a portrait from an artist on Truong Sa Dong Island in the Truong Sa archipelago. Photo:

Several veteran artists have captured the soldiers in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago in lifelike portraits with all their heart during a recent trip there. A delegation of 132 members from the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee paid an 11-day visit to islands and maritime platforms in the Truong Sa archipelago earlier this month. … [Read more...]

Italian painter to hold art exhibition in northern Vietnam next week

An Italian female artist will open her art exhibition on contemporary Vietnam in Hanoi next week, the Vietnamese Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism said Friday on its website. The exhibit, "Attimi - Images of the Ordinary in Vietnam," by Italian artist Barbara Pellizzari is scheduled to run from September 18 to October 2 at Casa Italia, 18 Le Phung Hieu Street, Hoan Kiem District. The event will feature the images of contemporary Vietnam in its everyday reality seen through the personal … [Read more...]