Artist’s sculptures recall women’s war sacrifices

Courageous mothers: Artist Lai Thi Kim Thanh (left) describes her sculpture of Ho Thi Bi, who was awarded the title of Hero of the People's Armed Forces.

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese women who contributed to the resistance wars against the French and the Americans have long inspired 55-year-old sculptor Lai Thi Kim Thanh, a native of Long An Province who now lives in HCM City. With her own expense, the sculptor has travelled to every corner of the country with hopes of meeting and sculpting her idols – the mothers who lost children to the war and the courageous women who were soldiers, commandos, spies, messengers and guerrilla … [Read more...]

Sculpture Exhibition “Convergence”

Opening: Sat 03 Jan 2015, 5.30 pm Exhibition: 03 - 31 Jan 2015 Heritage Space Dolphin Plaza, 17 Tran Binh, My Dinh, Ha Noi You are invited to the sculpture exhibition "Hội tụ" (Convergence) by sculptor Luong Van Viet. "Hội tụ" displays a series of huge sculptural works on metal, wood and lacquer including 3 statues titled "Door", "Equality" and "Convergence" and 3 reliefs titled "The Beginning", "You or Me" and "Destination". The artworks express the artist's thoughts on the natural laws of … [Read more...]

Exhibition features Central Highlands wooden folk statues

An exhibition featuring wooden folk statues imbued with the cultural identities of the Central Highlands opened this morning at the Kon Tum provincial Museum. The exhibition showcases 80 statues by 45 artisans from six ethnic minorities in the province including Ba Na, Gia Rai, Xo Dang, Gie Trieng, Brau and Ro Mam. The exhibits reflect the lively cultural, spiritual and religious life of the ethnic people. The show contributes to preserving and promoting the traditional cultural values, … [Read more...]

Event: Exhibition “Meeting”

MEETING is the reunion of 6 artists: Le Thi Minh Tam, Pham Tran Quan, Doan Xuan Tang, Nguyen Dinh Vu, Thai Nhat Minh and Tran Anh Quan. These friends choose some of their favorite works which have been mostly finished in recent times to make MEETING. Opening: Sun 09 Nov 2014, 6 pm Exhibition: 09 Nov - 09 Dec 2014 lAcA Cafe 2nd floor, 24 - 26 Ly Quoc Su, Hanoi In addition, MEETING is the reunion of painting, sculpture and music through the performance of Free bird band which is familiar to … [Read more...]

Duc Thanh Wood-based Products

Duc Thanh Wood Processing Joint-Stock Company was established in May 1991 with its first products of kitchen tools, including chopping boards which were much sought after by local housewives. Later, the company made more kinds of products including children's wood toys which were branded Winwintoys. They were safe and high-quality items which helped Duc Thanh company become more famous in the country. From these two major lines of products, namely kitchen tools and children's toys, the company … [Read more...]

Vietnamese sculpture featured at Australian exhibition

(VOV) - The Consulate General of Vietnam in Perth in co-ordination with Broome city's local authorities in Western Australia opened a sculpture exhibition to display artworks by Australian and Vietnamese artists on September 9. Within the event, "Nàng tiên cá trên bãi biển Cable" (Little mermaid on Cable beach) made from white marble by Vietnamese artists in Ngũ Hành Sơn (Marble Mountains) in Danang city is showcased. The exhibition runs until September 19 at which time the Vietnamese … [Read more...]

A master sculptor reaches for the stars

Heroines: Quy 's painting of young female volunteers.

VietNamNet Bridge - Le Dinh Quy has been awarded a certificate in sculpture by Vietnam Records for having the most statues on revolutionaries and wars in Viet Nam. In addition, he is known in the country for his research on astronomy, solar system and planets. He has just published his own book titled Mat Ma Vu Tru (Cosmic Cryptography), printed by the People's Police Publishing House. … [Read more...]

Critics complain young artists lack creative spark

Room to improve: Hanh Trinh (An Itinerary) by Dao Thang, one of the art works displayed at the Exhibition of Young Sculptors.

VietNamNet Bridge - Veteran artists have expressed some anxiety about the quality of sculptures by young artists at a recent seminar organised by the Viet Nam Fine Arts Association in Ha Noi. Painter and art critic Thanh Chuong said although many sculptors displayed their works at recent exhibitions, he was not impressed by their quality. … [Read more...]

Exhibition “Young Sculptors 2014″

Opening: Wed 16 Jul 2014, 5 pm Artist Talk: Tue 22 Jul 2014, 9 am Exhibition: 16 - 22 Jul 2014 Exhibition Hall 16 Ngo Quyen Str, Hanoi You are invited to the exhibition "Young Sculptors 2014″. The exhibition series "Young Sculptors" by Young Artists' Club was started by young sculptor Thai Nhat Minh in 2012 under the auspices of the Vietnam Fine Arts Association. After two successful events in 2012 and 2013 the exhibition series has affirmed its reputation as the cradle for young and … [Read more...]

Vietnamese Sculpture in Taiwan

Exhibition: 28 Jun - 09 Jul 2014 Historical Japanese House No.9, Nanlong Rd., Longtan Township, Taoyuan County 325, Taiwan We would like to introduce the sculpture exhibition by Vietnamese artists: sculptors Pham Thai Binh, Khong Do Tuyen and curator Nguyen Anh Tuan. Being an artist collective practicing in the concept of brings sculpture into the contemporary living space, New Form consists of sculptors living and working in Hanoi together with one curator. Founded in 2012, New Form … [Read more...]