Exhibition : Mizumachi

Mizumachi From this world to the towards You all will see the strong bond between life of Hue people and the small surrounding rivers. With days living here in Hue, I have enjoyed riding bicycles around the city, watching the rivers run, thinking … [Continue reading]

Photographer wins worldwide acclaim

Hot shot: The Girl Alone in the Storm by photographer Nguyen Hoang Hiep. HA NOI (VNS)— Vietnamese photographer Nguyen Hoang Hiep beat thousands of international competitors to win a prestigious award at the 2013 Sony World Photography Open … [Continue reading]

The value of Vietnamese paintings

French expert Jean Francois Hubert said Vietnamese fine art artists are lagging behind their regional colleagues at a recent ten-day training course for art critics held at the Hue University of Fine Arts. Thieu nu trong vuon (The ladies in … [Continue reading]

Traditional folk art to be encouraged

VietNamNet Bridge – A high-ranking leader has said that local artisans should be honoured and encouraged to promote traditional Dong Ho folk painting preservation and development. Speaking at a ceremony on Saturday to recognise the art as part of … [Continue reading]

“Connect two centuries” and the life of a talented painter

VietNamNet Bridge – To celebrate the 70th birthday of artist Pham Luc, 70 paintings of the senior artist, which are collected by Dr. Nguyen Si Dung, Vice Chair of the National Assembly Office, are now on display at the exhibition "Connect two … [Continue reading]

Century of Finnish poster art on show

One hundred Finnish posters since the beginning of the 20th century, will be displayed at the National Library in Hanoi from March 21-24.  The week-long exhibition, 100 Years – 100 Posters, from the Lahti Poster Museum, depicts not only the … [Continue reading]

HCMC – Combi Event: Artist’s Talk and Open Studio 2

Artist’s Talk aka. Roundtable Discussion with Phan Quang: Sat 23 Mar 2013, 4 – 5.30 pm Sàn Art ‘Open Studio 2/Session Two: San Art Laboratory’: Sat 23 Mar 2013, 6 pm Sàn Art Laboratory Come to Combi Event this Saturday with Artist’s Talk by … [Continue reading]

Artists’ war history a national treasure

VietNamNet Bridge – Artists who spent a major part of their life drawing wars, comrades, underground meetings of party cells, resistance heroes and the daily lives of soldiers and volunteer youngsters have left a legacy for the … [Continue reading]

Extraordinary embroidery

After arriving in the commune, visitors will see many handmade embroidery shops and be amazed at the intricate products on display within. Needlework: It usually takes three months for an artisan to complete a portrait or landscape … [Continue reading]

Collage artists depict women cut from a different cloth

VietNamNet Bridge – Three pioneers of paper collage "paintings" are exhibiting their works in HCM City.   Brother and sister: Chi Em, a paper collage work by Lien Huong Each of the 22 works in Women and Love are about … [Continue reading]