Exhibition “One Country” – Craig Thomas Gallery

Artwork by Khoa Le

From the organizer: Come to “One Country”, a group exhibition featuring works from fifteen Vietnamese young and mid-career visual artists. Vietnam’s three most prominent fine arts academies are located in Hanoi, Hue and Ho Chi … [Continue reading]

Concept Context Contestation Hanoi: art and the collective in Southeast Asia

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From the Goethe -Institut: The Bangkok Art and Culture Center shows contemporary art from Southeast Asia at the Goethe-Institut. Exhibition 18. – 30.06.2015 Every day from 9 am – 7 pm Goethe- Institut Hanoi +84 4 37342251 - … [Continue reading]

Photo exhibition on Vietnamese communal houses in August

A communal house in Vietnam. (Photo for illustration/ Source: vanhoa.gov.vn)

As many of 3,757 members of the Vietnamese Communal House Club have collected documents, organized field trips and taken photos to prepare for an exhibition on Vietnamese communal houses in August 2015 in Hanoi. All the members have a common feature … [Continue reading]

Exhibition marks Tran Van Can anniversary

Images from the past: Two sketches by Tran Van Can on display at an exhibition at the Viet Nam Fire Arts Museum in Ha Noi to mark his 105th birthday.

HA NOI (VNS) — Viet Nam Fine Arts Museum is showing a collection of watercolour sketches to mark the 105th birth anniversary of master artist Tran Van Can (1910-2015). The exhibition features 80 watercolour sketches selected from the museum's … [Continue reading]

SE Asian art asks viewers to engage

At an exhibition of Southeast Asian artists in Ha Noi, visitors are invited to be part of the performance. Singaporean artist Amanda Heng's Let's Chat asks the audience to sit down for a chat with the artist, in effect becoming a performer in the artwork.

At an exhibition of Southeast Asian artists in Ha Noi, visitors are invited to be part of the performance. Singaporean artist Amanda Heng's Let's Chat asks the audience to sit down for a chat with the artist, in effect becoming a performer in the … [Continue reading]

Photo exhibition showcases country’s beauty

Sac Mau Que Huong (The Country's Colours)

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Rehahn opens Vietnam photo gallery in Paris

A view of the Ici et Ailleurs Gallery in the Old Quarter of Versailles in Paris of French photographer Rehahn - PHOTO: COURTESY OF REHAHN

Kieu Giang He told the Daily that this is his second gallery after the first called "Couleurs D’Asie" (Colors of Asia) in the ancient city of Hoi An in Quang Nam Province on Vietnam’s central coast last October. The name of the gallery … [Continue reading]

Vietnamese lacquer paintings to be displayed in RoK

From Talk Vietnam As many of 42 lacquer paintings by 14 Vietnamese artists will be displayed at an exhibition in Seoul Arts Center in Seoul, Republic of Korea (RoK) from July 15th -20th. Twelve of the paintings are made using the traditional … [Continue reading]

Century-old photos reveal busy life of merchants in Hanoi’s Old Quarter

Hang 2. Hang Chieu Street  3. Cho Gao Street  4. Hang Bo Street  Tet 5. Hang Hom Street  6. Hang Be Street  7. Hang Trong Street  8. Lo Ren Street  9. Hang Thiec Street  10. Hang Duong Street  Tet 11. Hang Khay Street  12. Sword Lake

1. Hang Mam Street 13. Le Quai du Commerce … [Continue reading]

AP war photos on show in Ha Noi

Shock to the world: A photo of the monk Thich Quang Duc who set himself on fire to protest the war; taken in 1963 by Malcolm Browne.

HA NOI (VNS) — The American-Viet Nam War meant loss and pain for both civilians and soldiers on all sides. The lens of wartime photo journalists captured war's effects on US forces, as well as south and north Vietnamese soldiers. For the first … [Continue reading]