Award-winning artist displays work

HCM CITY (VNS) — An art exhibition Mixed Media Paintings , displaying works by Nguyen Da Quyen , winner of an Asian Creative Award last year, will open on June 12 – July 17 at the Workshop Cafe in District 1. The paintings express deep social problems with the use of simple brushstrokes and colours. She captures the everyday life of Viet Nam under the pictures' names of Doi Thoai (Dialogue), Giac Mo (Dream), and Mo Hon Don (Chaos). The " communication world " … [Read more...]

Exhibition “Mở” (Open) by sculptor Luong Van Viet


Opening: Fri 29 May 2015 , 6 pm Exhibition: 30 May – 28 Jun 2015 Eight Gallery From the organizer: You are invited to the exhibition “Mở” (Open) featuring 16 lastest medium and small artworks of sculptor Luong Van Viet . The theme of the exhibition is about individuals in society. The exhibition reflects individuals who try to fool the world with their veneer and hide all obvious desires of food, money, family or sex. Eight Gallery Lafayette Building , 8 Phung Khac Khoan st., … [Read more...]

Exhibition: Concept context contestation Hanoi: Art and the collective in Southeast Asia


From Goethe-institut Exhibition 17.06.2015, 6 pm. Goethe- Institut Hanoi Free Admission English, Vietnamese +84 4 37342251 - 14 the Goethe-Institut in collaboration with the Bangkok Art and Culture Center (BACC) is presenting contemporary art from Southeast Asia. Initiated by three curators from Singapore, Indonesia and Thailand , the exhibition was shown at BACC in Bangkok last year. A small selection of works is now to be seen as a traveling project in Hanoi from 18 – … [Read more...]

Argentinean photographers show works on Vietnam

As many as 26 photos of Vietnamese landscapes and livelihoods by Argentinean artists are being showcased on June 3 in the capital city of Buenos Aires , Argentina. The exhibits have been selected from hundreds of photos taken by a group of 13 photographers during their 25-day trip across Vietnam early this year. The event features the daily activities of Vietnamese people in Ho Chi Minh City during the New Year holiday (Tet) as well as the beauty of the World Natural and Cultural Heritage … [Read more...]

Photos sold to raise funds for Muong King House restoration


A two-day photo exhibition will be held at the Vietnam National Museum to raise funds for the Muong King 's House Heritage Restoration project. A photo displayed at the exhibition . The exhibition, entitled Dream of Rebirth , will have 62 colour and black & white photos on display by nine artists. The photos will be sold openly as part of a campaign to support the restoration at the Muong Cultural Museum . The exhibition will open at 6pm on Friday at 66 Nguyen Thai Hoc … [Read more...]

AP displays photos of Vietnam War in Hanoi


(VOV) - The Associated Press (AP) will organise an exhibition themed "Vietnam: The Real War " at the Exhibition Hall in Hanoi on June 12 . The event will feature 50 images which capture the drama and tragedy of people in the Vietnam War. According to AP , the highlight of the exhibition will be Malcolm Browne ’s horrific photograph of an elderly Buddhist monk who voluntarily set ablaze during a protest against the South Vietnamese government and Nick Ut ’s … [Read more...]

Exhibition: “ Stories told in an oriental way ” of artist Do Tuan Anh


Opening: Fri 29 May 2015 , 6.30 pm … [Read more...]

French artists explore the human condition

‘Disconcerting imagery:' A work of French artist Sandrine Llouquet at the exhibition Carne Vale at Galerie Quynh in HCM City.

HCM CITY (VNS) — An exhibition of new work by two French artists Nadege David and Sandrine Llouquet about the "poetic dimension to our human condition" has opened at Galerie Quynh. The Carne Vale exhibition (meaning Farewell to Meat, according to Latin folk etymology) comprises drawing, sculpture and installation that "reveal the human condition through disconcerting yet strangely familiar imagery", a press release from the gallery said.The farewell is "to the flesh, to our human … [Read more...]

Exhibition “The Young Ladies Sing Rural Operetta” of artist Ly Truc Son

Giấy Dó (rice paper) is an old paper made of barks, and was formerly used for books, diplomas, certificates as well as some decorative paintings.

Giấy Dó (rice paper) is an old paper made of barks, and was formerly used for books, diplomas, certificates as well as some decorative paintings. Ly Truc Son (former teacher at the Fine Arts School Hanoi and specialist for rice paper and lacks) is one of the first artists to use this paper for painting. The series of paintings made on the character Vân Dại (Vân the mad) leads Lý Trực Sơn to the description of the female character of Chèo (Xúy Vân) in different drawing forms inspired by the sung … [Read more...]

Exhibition launched on children’s portrait photos


A photo at the exhibition. (Photo: … [Read more...]