Event: 3D Painting Exhibition “World, Magic & Fun”

Exhibition: 20 Feb – 17 Apr 2016 (Weekday: 5 pm – 9 pm, Weekend: 10 am – 9 pm) 5th floor, Hanoi Creative City 01 Luong Yen, Hanoi Following four successful editions in Belgium (one in Brussels and 3 at the Belgian coast during summertime), ‘3D World Magic & Fun’ starts its first edition in Hanoi. ‘3D World Magic & Fun’ is a unique event with huge painted backdrops and the visitor as the missing link. He or she completes the scene by carrying … [Read more...]

Exhibition “Modern Arts”

To commemorate the 60th anniversary of Hanoi Liberation Day (10 Oct 1954 - 10 Oct 2014), Vietnam Fine Arts Museum proudly presents exhibition "Modern Arts" by various famous artists. Opening: Thu 09 Oct 2014, 10 am Exhibition: 09 Oct 2014 - 09 Oct 2015 (expected) Vietnam Fine Arts Museum 66 Nguyen Thai Hoc, Hanoi 28 artworks will be featured in this event (Oil painting: 15; Lacquer Painting: 01; Silk Painting: 02; Paper Painting: 04; Synthetic Material: 01; Sculpture: 05). Within limited … [Read more...]

Exhibition “Modern Arts”

Opening: Thu 09 Oct 2014, 10 am Exhibition: 09 Oct 2014 - 09 Oct 2015 (expected) Vietnam Fine Arts Museum 66 Nguyen Thai Hoc, Hanoi To commemorate the 60th anniversary of Hanoi Liberation Day (10 Oct 1954 - 10 Oct 2014), Vietnam Fine Arts Museum proudly presents exhibition "Modern Arts" by various famous artists. 28 artworks will be featured in this event (Oil painting: 15; Lacquer Painting: 01; Silk Painting: 02; Paper Painting: 04; Synthetic Material: 01; Sculpture: 05). Within limited … [Read more...]

Vietnam’s most valuable paintings

VietNamNet Bridge – A list of Vietnamese artists that have created the most valuable paintings sold internationally. Le Pho (1907-2001) Le Pho settled in France in 1937 and spent the remaining years of his life there. However, his paintings depict the scenery of Vietnam, family settings and portraits of women in ao dai. They often evoke the influence of post impressionism. In September 1993, Le Pho gave Vietnam Fine Arts Museum 20 of his paintings. The Purple … [Read more...]

Tran Trung Tin: Paintings and Poems from Vietnam

Tran Trung Tin painted in Hanoi during the 60s and 70s, conveying the experience of the Vietnamese and the essence of human emotion in his images. When he was 12, he joined the Resisitance against the French who were occupying Vietnam at the time, devoting his youth to freeing his country only to be disappointed by the repression and misery that followed. Living in Hanoi during the Vietnam War, forbidden to express himself in words, he turned to painting to communicate the contradictions of his … [Read more...]

Painters in Hanoi: An Ethnography of Vietnamese Art

Painting has played a significant role in modern Vietnam. Postage stamps, billboards, and annual national exhibitions attest to its fundamental place in a country where painters may be hailed as national heroes and including among their number fervent nationalists, propagandists, even dissidents. Painting is emerging as emblematic of Vietnam, simultaneously a marker of national identity and a commodity in a global trade network. Some artists became millionaires as Vietnamese painting gained … [Read more...]