Expatriate artist to display work in capital

Australian artist Robert Natoli will hold his first exhibition in Ha Noi at the Art Talk Cafe (also known as Mai Gallery) at 12 Quan Su Street on Saturday. During the three-day display, art lovers will have chance to enjoy Natoli’s artworks, … [Continue reading]

Exhibition “Gifted Color


Exhibition "GIFTED COLOR” In commemoration of the Late Artist-Painter NGUYEN XUAN KHANH (Hai Phong: 1964  -  Saigon: 2001) From March 9   to   March 30, 2013 Venue TU DO Gallery 53 Ho Tung Mau Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam … [Continue reading]

Exhibition honours Long Bien Bridge

Art gallery Maison des Arts will host a culture and tourism event honouring Long Bien Bridge – a historical construction of Ha Noi – on Sunday. Designed by French architect Gustave Eiffel, the bridge became operational in 1902. At that time, Long … [Continue reading]

Dong Ho folk paintings recognized as National Intangible Cultural Heritage

A Dong Ho painting (Photo: Internet)

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has listed Dong Ho folk paintings as a National Intangible Cultural Heritage.Dong Ho painting (Tranh Đông Hồ or Tranh làng Hồ), full name Dong Ho folk woodcut painting (Tranh khắc gỗ dân gian Đông Hồ) is a … [Continue reading]

French Institute hosts show of folk paintings

VietNamNet Bridge – A Vietnamese folk painting exhibition recently opened at the Institute of Cultural Exchange with France (IDECAF) in HCM City.   Picture tells story: The image from page 281 in the epic poem Luc Van Tien (The … [Continue reading]

Guggenheim hosts special Asian art show

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese artists Truong Tan, Tran Luong and Tuan Andrew Nguyen, as well as members of Propeller Group, are taking part in a major contemporary art exhibition of 22 well-known artists from South Asia and Southeast Asia in New … [Continue reading]

Character building calligraphy proves a hit


Once the preserve of ancient scholars and elites, calligraphy has enjoyed a renaissance in recent years as anxious students seek hangings in ancient Han-Nôm characters which are thought to bring good luck. At last spring is upon us, and for many … [Continue reading]

Minimized Hanoi in 3D space

VietNamNet Bridge - Artist Vu Kim Thu has opened her new exhibition titled “Space Minimization” in the lobby of the French Cultural Center, 24 Trang Tien, Hanoi.  Thu used Vietnamese paper – the “xuyen chi” paper and washi paper (a traditional … [Continue reading]

Exhibition “Cage”

Exhibition: 09 – 11 Mar 2013 Art Talk Cafe 12 Quan Su street, Hanoi Expatriate Australian Artist Robert Natoli will be holding his first Hanoi  based  exhibition. After living in Hanoi for almost 3 years, Rob Natoli has produced an exhibition … [Continue reading]

Ha Noi’s very first leaf painting exhibition to open

One of the artworks by artist Le Dac Trung will be on display at the Dance of Leaves exhibition.--VNS File Photo HA NOI – An art exhibition featuring paintings created from natural leaves will open to public in Ha Noi on March 7.  Titled Dance … [Continue reading]