A Rare Rescue Mission

Mar 22, 2008 Researchers race to preserve uniquely fragile paintings from the communist era in Vietnam. For the past five years, Adrian Jones and his research team have traveled around Vietnam collecting old tubes of oil paint, unused canvases … [Continue reading]

Deep journey home for Do Tuan Anh

VietNamNet Bridge – ‘Faraway’ by Hanoi-based artist Do Tuan Anh will open on Thursday at Craig Thomas Gallery in the city’s District 1, inviting visitors on a journey deep within his own psyche as he puts his current life as a metropolitan husband, … [Continue reading]

Student painting exhibition opened

QĐND - Tuesday, October 02, 2012, 20:18 (GMT+7)   PANO – A painting exhibition, “These days…”, by students from the Vietnam University of Fine Arts, officially opened at the Viet Arts Centre in Hanoi on October 1st. The 35 exhibits … [Continue reading]

New art unfolds at Kirigami show

Kirigami master Kanako Yaguchi

(VOV) - The Kirigami art of Japan is being introduced to Vietnamese people at the Japan Foundation Centre for Cultural Exchanges in the capital of Hanoi. Kirigami (paper cut-outs in English) is a traditional Japanese art and a variation of … [Continue reading]

Hanoi plans to lure more tourists with the tours to craft villages

VietNamNet Bridge – The Hanoi Department for Culture, Sports and Tourism carried out a field work in a preparation to build up some tourism products to craft villages, with Van Phuc silk village on the focus.   The numerous craft … [Continue reading]

Exhibition “Venus in Vietnam”

Opening: Wed 03 Oct, 6 pm Art Conversation: Fri 05 Oct, 6.30 pm Exhibition: 04 – 14 Oct 2012, 9 am – 7 pm Goethe Institut 56-58 Nguyễn Thái Học Ba Đình, Hà Nội Installation and sculptural work by Vu Dan Tan and recent pieces by Nguyen Nghia … [Continue reading]

Dinh Q. Le’s Woven Imagery Connects Culture — A Review

Untitled woven photograph by Dinh Q. Lê (Gene Ogami/Shoshana Wayne Gallery / June 21, 2012)

Posted on Jul 9, 2012 diaCRITICS is excited to reprint this review of Dinh Q. Lê’s show at Shoshana Wayne Gallery in Santa Monica, California, written by Leah Ollman and originally published in the Arts & Culture section of the Los Angeles … [Continue reading]

Event : Eva – Eternal Springs by Artist Rung

You are invited to the painting exhibition by artist Nguyen Tuan Khanh entitled “Eva – Eternal Springs” Exhibition : Eva - Eternal Springs by Artist Rung Time : 9 am - 7 pm every day from September 23 to October 6, 2012 Location : Tu Do Gallery … [Continue reading]

Embroidery craft in Dong Cuu Village

Visiting Dong Cuu Village in Dung Tien Commune, Thuong Tin District, Hanoi, people are very interested in the colourful embroidered products reserved for festivals. The villagers have revived the old embroidery designs for traditional festive … [Continue reading]

National festival honours traditional crafts


The Vietnam Craft Village Festival kicked off in Nam Dinh City on September 25, attracting more than 300 stands from 37 provinces and cities across the country. Old Quarter exhibitions promote traditional crafts Nguyen Quang Truc, Deputy … [Continue reading]