Dong Ho folk painting shines at Asia festival in New York

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Hundreds of Dong Ho folk painting delighted visitors at an Asian festival at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. At the Vietnamese stall decorated with eye-catching colourful lanterns from Hoi An, attendees could pick Dong Ho drawings and have them printed as gifts. Woodcut prints, do (poonar) paper and colours made from natural materials purchased in Dong Ho village were used to generate approximately 300 pictures in five hours. The Dong Ho drawings are black and … [Read more...]

Vietnam’s Traditional Medicine Museum

A corner to display items related to Vietnamese traditional medicine at Fito. Photo: Nguyen Luan/VNP

The Vietnam Museum of Traditional Medicine was built and managed by the Fito Pharmacy Company Ltd., hence it is also called the FITO Museum. Covering an area of 600m2, the museum has five floors with 24 rooms, of which 16 are designed for displaying the exhibits. On the upper floor, there is a hall to worship two ancestors of the Vietnamese traditional medicine, including Tue Tinh (born in 1330 and died post-1855) and Hai Thuong Lan Ong or Le Huu Trac (1720-1791). There are horizontal boards … [Read more...]

Event: Windy Day 12: “Hang Trong Painting – A Fragile Destiny”

It will be a great failure not to mention the HangTrong paintings in history of the art of folk painting of Hanoians.One of the most excellent schools of traditional painting, it brings about not only great visual effects through original hand-crafted method but also fantasies imbued with people’s of hope and belief. Sat 18 Apr 2015 , 2 – 4 pm Vietnam Fine Arts Museum 66 Nguyen Thai Hoc St . Hanoi Notable Hang Trong paintings are divided into two groups: ornamental … [Read more...]

Dogma Prize 2015 calls for entries

The self-portrait Nhap Nhoe by artist Truong The Linh won the fi rst prize at the Dogma Prize in Self-Portrai- ture 2013 - PHOTO: COURTESY OF ORGANIZER

Huy Nguyen Local and foreign artists should submit their entries from April 1 to July 7 at the website dogmaprize.vn. … [Read more...]

Vietnamese and Belgian artists to meet in Hanoi

Printed paintings to be exhibited (Photo provided by the Organizing Board)

Five Vietnamese print artists will meet their seven Belgian counterparts at an art exhibition entitled "Vietnam-Belgium Printed Paintings in Dialogue," to take place at Vietnam Museum of Fine Arts from April 10th to 20th. Under the sponsorship of Wallonie-Bruxelles in Vietnam, the exhibition aims to enrich artistic exchanges between Vietnam and Belgium, while providing a chance for viewers to contemplate the beauty of Western and Eastern artistic culture. The exhibition features many … [Read more...]

Event: Vietnam – Malaysia – Thailand Watercolor Art Exchange Exhibition

You are cordially invited to the art exhibition VIETNAM – MALAYSIA – THAILAND. This is the first water color exhibition ever takes place in Vietnam for artists from those 3 countries. From Vietnam , we have artists: Phan Cẩm Thượng, Doãn Hoàng Lâm, Vương Văn Thạo, Hà Mạnh Thắng, Phạm Huy Thông, Đoàn Xuân Tặng, Vũ Phạm Trường Minh, Ngô Quang Dương, Lưu Bảo Trung, Bùi Duy Kh ánh, Trương Văn Ngọc. From Thailand , there are 2 artists: Direk Kingnok , Suwit Jaipom . And there is 9 other artist … [Read more...]

Vietnam Fine Arts Exhibition 2015 invites entries

Artists aged 18 or over are invited to send their artworks ranging from painting, sculpture, performance art to graphic design, video art and installation art to the Vietnam Fine Arts Exhibition 2015 .Original artwork were produced between 2011 and 2015 by artists aged 18 or over highlighting the daily life of Vietnamese people, especially in building and safeguarding country. The qualifying round will take place from July 6-12 and the final round will be held in September with an exhibited … [Read more...]

Event: Exhibition “A Trip” by Tran Trong Tri

You are invited to the first solo exhibition titled “ A Trip ” by Tran Trong Tri . The exhibition features his sculptural works in experimental forms and techniques. The experience in art has contributed to his self-discovery journey. Opening: Mon 23 Mar 2015 , 5 pm Art talk: Wed 25 Mar 2015 , 2 pm Exhibition: 23 Mar – 29 Mar 2015 Vietnam Fine Arts Museum 66 Nguyen Thai Hoc St . Hanoi The artist stated: “The thing that I consider, the figure that I dedicate … [Read more...]

Exhibition showcases war paintings by late veteran

Photos displayed at A Meet of March.

More than 70 of late war veteran Pham Ngoc Lieu's paintings are on display at Museum of Viet Nam Military History in downtown Ha Noi. The painter, who passed away a year ago, left behind thousands of sketches and paintings depicting the American War. Some of his works were drawn long after the war. … [Read more...]

Event : Exhibition “3 dinh 1 roi” in Hanoi

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You are invited to exhibition "3 dính 1 rời" ( 3 sticked, 1 separated ) by Class K7, Fine Arts Education Faculty, Vietnamese University of Fine Arts. … [Read more...]