Book: Bui Huu Hung – A Novel Tradition

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Category: Artists, Individual Unit Price: US$50.00 Description: Bui Huu Hung is an artist of HaNoi whose work is in the traditional media of lacquer painting. His works are like the new HaNoi both steeped in tradition but painted in a thoroughly modern context. "Bui Huu Hung undoubtedly possesses all these qualities, subtle intuition, continuous experimentation, devotion to art and a profundity of artistic thought. All these qualities have brought success to his creative work and made … [Read more...]

Book: Dao Hai Phong – Twilight Moment

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Category: Artists, Individual Unit Price: US$50.00 Description: Dao Hai Phong paints rural and urban landscapes with brilliant flowing waves of merging colors and light. For Phong, color is language and we are moved by the poetry he creates. Phong's works are imbued with rich, vivid colors worked with a brush and palette knife in thick strokes giving his paintings a surreal, emotional quality. Published in 1999 by The Apricot Gallery, HaNoi, VN. 94 pages, hard cover, 30cm x 26cm. … [Read more...]

Book: Le Thiet Cuong – The Way Beyond Landscape

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  Category: Artists, Individual Unit Price: US$30.00 Description: An exhibition book by an artist, who is well known in VietNam and abroad. Le Thiet Cuong's vision of beauty does not come from nature, but rather, from his heart and mind. Published in 2000 VN. 54 pages, hard cover, 28cm x 22cm. Bilingual - Vietnamese, English … [Read more...]

Book: Bui Xuan Phai – The life and works

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Category: Artists, Individual Unit Price: US$99.00 Description: Recognized as the definitive work on Phai and his impressive lifelong body of work, it is published to mark the 10th anniversary of the master painter's death. Written by his son Bui Thanh Phuong, and Tran Hau Tuan, a friend and a collector of Phai’s work, this impressive 548 page volume contains reproduction of nearly 1,000 paintings and more than 100 family and personal photographs. Rich in content, it is an excellent … [Read more...]

Book: Le Quan

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Category: Artists, Individual Unit Price: US$40.00 Description: Published in 2000 by Ancient Gallery, VN. 60 pages, soft cover, 22 cm x 28 cm. Bilingual  Vietnamese, English. … [Read more...]

Book: The World of Le Thanh Son

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Category: Artists, Individual Unit Price: US$40.00 Description: Of the artists of the "Doi Moi" generation, Le Thanh Son is perhaps the most deeply marked by French Impressionism. "While Son's world in his seascapes suggests the quiet strength of the elements, his landscapes have a still, pastoral feel to them," writes Ian Findlay-Brown, publisher of Asian Art News. Published in 2000 by The Apricot Gallery, HaNoi, VN. 119 pages, hard cover, 29cm x 27cm. Bilingual - Vietnamese, … [Read more...]

Book on contemporary art scene

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An English book titled Vietnamese Contemporary Art by two Ha Noi-based critics has been published by the Tri Thuc (Knowledge) Publishing House. The book is the first of its kind and features Vietnamese contemporary art including installation, performance art, pop-art, video-art and digital-art from the 1990-2010 period. The work by authors Bui Nhu Huong and Pham Trung received financial support from the Viet Nam-Denmark Cultural Development and Exchange Fund, and will be launched at Cafe … [Read more...]

Book: Nguyen Thanh Binh – The strange attraction of the color white

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Category: Artists, Individual Unit Price: US$55.00 Description: “I like things that are simple, the color induces a simple composition and design. I don't like paintings with a lot of color. This is not my way,” says Binh. “In life, there are many problems and every Vietnamese has a sadness within them. We have seen so many wars over a long time, I want to express this in my painting, the sorrow of the Vietnamese soul.” Published in 1999 by The Gallery Vinh Loi, HaNoi, VN. 96 pages, … [Read more...]

Book: Nguyen Quan

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Category: Artists, Individual Unit Price: US$20.00 Description: Nguyen Quan was the voice of "Doi Moi". When liberalization started in 1986, concerning art and the market, Quan as an artist, an historian and art critic, pointed out, especially for the younger artists of HaNoi, the road to be taken: in words and work, he articulated what end the new found artistic freedom should serve. In his mysterious exploration of female flesh, his altar series in poetic praise of nature's beauty, or … [Read more...]

Book: Ha Tri Hieu

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Category: Artists, Individual Unit Price: US$15.00 Description: Let your mind travel along the provincial routes west of the capital city, with gentle rivers and poor villages and renowned beauty spots, home place of Confucianist luminaries, and you will partly understand Ha Tri Hieu’s paintings. Ha Tri Hieu is consistently faithful to VietNam’s countryside. Published in 1996 by The Red River Gallery, VN. 40 pages, hard cover, 21 cm x 21 cm. Bilingual – Vietnamese, English. … [Read more...]