Dong Ho folk painting shines at Asia festival in New York


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...]

Norwegian Exhibition: Vietnamese Beauty in Art


(VOV) - Nine Vietnamese and Norwegian artists will display their paintings at an art exhibition scheduled to take place at Engervannsveien 31 in Norway from April 11 through May 3. The exhibition, titled " April 30 ," is co-organised by Baerum Kunstforening ( Art Association ) and Vietnamese-born architect/writer, Le Tan Sitek , who acts as a link to strengthen art exchanges between Vietnam and Norway . The event will feature many renowned Vietnamese painters … [Read more...]

First international watercolor exhibition in Vietnam

Work by Kirek Kingnok from Thailand. (Photo provided by the Organizing Board)

More than 90 works by 51 painters from Vietnam and different countries and territories around the world will be displayed at the first international water exhibition in Vietnam. The event is scheduled to take place at the Hang Da Galleria, Hanoi from April 11th to 12th. The event will be organized by the International Watercolour Society Vietnam (IWS Vietnam) to bring this type of painting closer to the public as well as create an opportunity for Vietnamese artists to improve their watercolor … [Read more...]

Paintings by three Southeast Asian artists on show in Vietnam

A photo at the exhibition. (Source:

As many of 47 artworks by 22 painters from three Southeast Asian nations, including Vietnam, Thailand and Malaysia, are on display at a water colour exhibition which opened at the Vietnam Fine Arts Museum in Hanoi on April 1st. This is the first water color exhibition ever takes place in Vietnam for artists from those 3 countries. The event was the initiative of Malaysian painters to encourage using water colours more regularly and professionally instead of using them for sketches and … [Read more...]

Vietnam attends Francophonie Culture Week in Pakistan

The Vietnamese Embassy has joined representative agencies from 15 other countries to showcase traditional culture at the 2015 Francophonie Week in Pakistan ’s capital city, Islamabad.The participating countries, all members of the International Organisation of La Francophonie , include Austria, Belgium, France, Egypt, Morocco, Lebanon, and Canada. Among items the Vietnamese embassy brought to the event are delicate handicrafts and paintings, including a map of Vietnam made of rice … [Read more...]

Vietnamese Fine Art Exhibition in London UK

Raquelle Azran - collector, museum curator and gallerist - is pleased to announce her 13th consecutive year of exhibiting Vietnamese contemporary fine art in London, UK. The exhibition features works on paper and wood, in lacquer, watercolor and limited edition woodblock prints, by 6 contemporary Vietnamese artists all living and working in Hanoi. Exhibition: 11 - 15 March 2015 AAF Battersea Exhibition Hall, London UK Exhibiting artists: Vu Thu Hien, Vu Duc Trung, Dinh Thi Tham Poong, Nguyen … [Read more...]

Vietnamese Contemporary Fine Art Group Show in Brussels Belgium

The Vietnamese contemporary fine art exhibition, on display from 5 - 9 February at Tour et Taxis exhibition hall, Brussels, will feature works on paper and wood, in lacquer and watercolor, by contemporary Vietnamese artists all living and working in Hanoi. Exhibition: 05 - 09 Feb 2015, 11 am - 6 pm Tour et Taxis exhibition hall, Brussels, Belgium Exhibiting artists: Dinh Thi Tham Poong, Phan Cam Thuong, Vu Thu Hien, Trinh Tuan, Dinh Hanh, Vu Duc Trung, Ninh Thi Den. The oldest, Phung Pham, … [Read more...]

Vietnamese Contemporary Fine Art in the USA

The only gallery exhibiting Vietnamese contemporary fine art in Art Palm Beach for nine consecutive years, this year's exhibition features paintings in lacquer on wood, watercolor on handmade paper and woodblock prints by six leading contemporary Vietnamese artists, all living and working in Hanoi. Artists: Dinh Thi Tham Poong, Vu Thu Hien, Vu Duc Trung, Phung Pham, Trinh Tuan, Vu Dinh Tuan. 21 - 25 Jan 2015 Art Palm Beach Palm Beach County Conv. Center 650 Okeechobee Boulevard West … [Read more...]

Dao Hai Phong’s paintings on display in Thailand

Artist Dao Hai Phong.

VietNamNet Bridge - The art exhibition "Gems of Hanoi - a Dao Hai Phong Retrospective" with oil paintings by well-known painter Dao Hai Phong will be held at Thavibu Gallery in Bangkok, Thailand from January 17 to February 15. Regarded as one of Vietnam's most successful painters that emerged after Doi Moi (Renovation), Phong, 45, has exhibited extensively since 1992 in Vietnam as well as abroad. … [Read more...]

Dinh Q. Le’s “Signs and Signals From the Periphery” at ASU Art Museum Proves That Art Is Everywhere

Dinh Q Le The Infrastructure of Nationalism I  2009

Art is art, no matter where you find it. Vietnamese-American artist/photographer Dinh Q. Lê has found it in the streets of Ho Chi Minh City (the city formerly known as Saigon), where he's lived and worked for the past 12 years. Lucky for us, ASU Art Museum has brought his most recent work to Arizona. Here, we can enjoy it without the imminent threat of being run over by the millions of overburdened bikes and motos that ply the streets there without any perceptible traffic signals to order the … [Read more...]