Contemporary Art Space Galerie Quynh in Saigon

"The Complex of the Glass Frog" installation (2010) by Sandrine Llouquet, Galerie Quynh, Saigon, Vietnam

Posted on Dec 7, 2010 The contemporary art scene in Saigon has changed a great deal in the last decade. It used to be that one could only find commercial galleries that catered to tourists. More like little factories, these galleries thrive on churning out copies of canonical Western works and images of an “idyllic” Vietnam such as boys riding water buffaloes and young women wearing conical hats and silk tunics. There are exceptions—four art spaces worth visiting in Saigon: Galerie Quynh, … [Read more...]

The art of freedom

From Cristina NualArt Posted on 10 December 2011 Tu Do (pronounced tuyo), Vietnamese for freedom, is the name of the first art gallery in South Vietnam. It opened in the newly named Ho Chi Minh City, some years after the Fall of Saigon. The owners are Son and Ha, an adorable couple in their gentle years, who are still pushing on in their mission to give art a quiet and valuable space in this frenetic city.     Now in his 70s, Son speaks good English and knows a … [Read more...]

See Different Colors Of Vietnam In The Museums Of Hanoi

By: Pramod Negi Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam is known for its age old history and rich culture and traditions. The French-colonial city lures large number of tourists with its beautiful lakes and lush green parks. If you want to know more about the history, culture and arts of the enticing city, take cheap flights to Hanoi. Following are the most important museums in Hanoi: Ho Chi Minh Museum The museum was built to honor the president and the first prime minister of Vietnam, … [Read more...]

The Vietnam National Fine Arts Museum, The Best Museum In Hanoi

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By: lanhnguyen The Vietnam National Fine Arts Museum is located in Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, Hanoi. It has become a prime tourist destination, since the museum exhibits in great detail the history of fine arts in Vietnam displaying comprehensive collections with more than 2,000 items. This museum aims to be a cultural and educational institution. It is linked with the Ministry of Culture and Information responsible for restoring, conserving, and exhibiting contemporary artwork as well as … [Read more...]

Central province builds Sa Huynh Culture preservation center

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  A ground-breaking ceremony to establish the Sa Huynh Culture Preservation Center was held last week in the central province of Quang Ngai's Duc Pho District.   The center will be built on an area of two hectares with a total capital investment of nearly VND32 billion (US$1.5 million) to display and restore Sa Huynh artifacts found throughout the province.   The center is scheduled to open by the end of 2013.   In 1909, French archaeologist M. Vinet … [Read more...]

Hong Kong Fine Art Gallery

HK fine art gallery

        hkfineart.com gallery offers a collection of original contemporary paintings by some of Vietnam's best and brightest talent. The artistic range is wide and varied. We carry top quality works by senior artists as well as exciting works by emerging artists. Our main objective is to let everyone who appreciates art   have the chance to own these brilliant works. Our prices are reasonable, and our selection of art is of very high quality. We welcome … [Read more...]

Particular Art Gallery

The founder of Particular Gallery is Ms. Tran Thi Anh Vu. Ms. Tran Thi has been a leading art dealer in Saigon for 7 years. She is intimately familiar with all the artists in both North and South Vietnam and focuses on Southern Vietnamese contemporary artists. Ms. Tran Thi finds new artists every year and creates exclusive relationships with the most promising. In addition, she is very helpful and able to locate specific paintings by specific artists in the area. Ms. Tran Thi also owns and … [Read more...]

Judith Hughes Day Vietnamese Contemporary Fine Art

A blend of Eastern and Western influences distinguishes Vietnamese contemporary art. Conscious of their rich cultural heritage, Vietnamese artists incorporate the spiritual, spatial, and mythological traditions of their homeland. Western influence dates to the time of French colonization. A classmate of Matisse, Victor Tardieu, in 1925, helped establish the Ecole des Beaux-Arts de l’Indochine in Hanoi, and Western artistic techniques and media were first introduced to Vietnamese art students. … [Read more...]

A&T Art Gallery

Since its inception in 1993, A&T Art Gallery has taken great pride in offering its clients a wide selection of the very finest in original Vietnamese art. The artists represented at A&T span many generations and include those whose works of classical beauty date from the French occupation. Pieces from artists such as Le Van De, Nguyen Tuong Lan, Nguyen Gia Tri, Nguyen Sang, Bui Xuan Phai and Nguyen Tu Nghiem can be found at A&T alongside works of the modern era from artists the … [Read more...]