Relationship of mind, body and physical environment shown in art

‘Mind, Flesh, Matter’, a group exhibition featuring painting, photography, installation and video by artists Le Phi Long, Lai Dieu Ha, and Nguyen Van Du, opened at San Art yesterday. The exhibition presents the relationship between mind, body and the physical environment that Long, Ha and Du have discussed and made in Session 4 of ‘San Art Laboratory’. The idea is depicted in photographic snapshots taken by Du in his regular visits to an abattoir on the outskirts of Saigon. Above his … [Read more...]

Exhibition : Who am I by Ruchi Mahesh wari

 Date and time : 9 - 14 May, 214 Venue : Vin Gallery - 6 Le Van Mien - Thao Dien - D2 - HCMC About the artist Ruchi is an artist from India, currently based in HCMC. Faces and eyes have always been her source of inspiration. Her passion found its form and style under the guidance of her ‘guru’, artist Indyra Asmanu in Jakarta, Indonesia. Over the past 7 years Ruchi has drawn inspiration from human forms and presented them artistically through various media – she enjoys the versatility of … [Read more...]

Book: Van Duong Thanh – A Vietnamese Soul

Description: A talented Vietnamese woman artist who lives in Sweden, shows her work from the 80’s. Published in 1992 by Craftsman Press Bangkok. 66 pages, soft cover, 21cm x 29 cm. In English only. Category: Artists, Individual Unit Price: US$20.00 Source : Vietnamartbook … [Read more...]

Tuan’s art portrays ladies in red

Thread bare: A painting in the latest Red Thread series of Saigon-based artist Bui Tien Tuan, to be shown at an exhibition at Craig Thomas Gallery from October 3. HCM CITY (VNS)— The Saigon-based artist Bui Tien Tuan has taken a new turn with his latest Red Thread series, appropriating the traditional medium of do (poonah) paper with ink and watercolours. "Floating in empty spaces dominated by the rough texture of the do paper, the women in in his collection recline, crouch and … [Read more...]

The artists ‘cooperative’ in downtown Hanoi

Several dozen local artists have gathered at five adjacent shabby, deserted buildings in downtown Hanoi and turned them into a breeding ground for their boundless creativity and cooperation. Though the ‘cooperative’, located at 38 Nguyen Huy Tu street, Hai Ba Trung district, was formed only a few months ago, it is now bustling with commotion and diverse artistic activities. According to photographer Xuan Dong, one of the earliest residents, who rents an area for his office and studio, the … [Read more...]

Exhibit showcases paper spanning different periods

An exhibit titled “Paper then and now”, which is running in northern Thai Nguyen province from now until October 20, features Vietnamese writing and history and the paper making process spanning centuries. At the festival, which is taking place at the Vietnam Ethnic Culture Museum in Thai Nguyen city, tourists will have a chance to take part in highly educational and experimental activities, such as making the country’s hallmark Dong Ho woodblocks, inscribing words on stone, bamboo and dried … [Read more...]

Book: Nguyen Trinh Thai

Category: Artists, Individual Unit Price: US$40.00 Description: A great collection of paintings by this “old fashioned” talented artist. Most of his subjects are landscapes, cityscapes and ethnic communities. Published in 2004 by The Fine Arts Publishing House, Vietnam. 232 pages, hard cover, 25 cm x 20.5 cm. Bilingual - Vietnamese, English. … [Read more...]

Sculpture exhibition ‘Seven’ opens in capital

Sculptors Pham Bao Son, Doan Huu Nga, Tran An, Hoang Mai Hiep, Pham Van Tuan, Luong Trinh and Phan Van Huong will open a joint exhibition called Seven on Sunday at 6pm. The name, which sounds rough like the sculptors' personalities, reflects their passion for art and open-minded manner of approaching it, according to critic Vu Lam. "They were well trained in a professional art environment, and have reached maturity in both their lives and their works," Lam commented. Featuring … [Read more...]

Event: Art talks at New York Steak House

Art & Wine Event

Vin Gallery cordinally invite you to Art Talks delivered Miss Kelly Le who is an installationist and visual culture speaker in Australia, Asia and Europe. Returning from the US, Kelly is presently based in Ho Chi Minh City as a project consultant. Her presentation will address different doors being involved in the arts have opened for her and how being an artist goes beyond creating "art". Here comes an opportunity for visitors to view artworks of the 2013 featured artists of Vin … [Read more...]