Local galleries sound out chances abroad

VietNamNet Bridge – More local art galleries are these days cannoning their attention to international markets, especially via international art fairs, expecting to boost sales to foreign art collectors at a time when the appetite at home is no longer strong. Visitors inspect paintings at Craig Thomas Gallery In fact, local galleries have for many years introduced local artworks abroad but the practice is ever more boisterous these days. Annually, there are dozens of … [Read more...]

Local galleries sound out chances abroad

Visitors inspect paintings at Craig Thomas Gallery

VietNamNet Bridge - More local art galleries are these days cannoning their attention to international markets, especially via international art fairs, expecting to boost sales to foreign art collectors at a time when the appetite at home is no longer strong.Visitors inspect paintings at Craig Thomas Gallery In fact, local galleries have for many years introduced local artworks abroad but the practice is ever more boisterous these days. Annually, there are dozens of international art fairs like … [Read more...]

Hoi An paintings on silk at Sofitel Saigon Plaza

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A solo exhibition Phu Phiem ( Frivolity ) featuring paintings on silk by Bui Tien Tuan has opened at the Sofitel Saigon Plaza . … [Read more...]

City gallery celebrates 5th year with group exhibition

Bright and beautiful: Lieu Nguyen's acrylic on canvas Hoa Dao 2 (Peach Blossom 2) on show at the Coming of Age group exhibition that celebrates the fifth anniversary of the founding of the Craig Thomas Gallery in HCM City.

A group exhibition featuring works by 14 Vietnamese artists will has opened yesterday to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the founding of the Craig Thomas Gallery. HCM CITY (VNS) — The Coming of Age exhibition is an eclectic mix of painting, sculpture and installation works realised especially for the occasion. The artists on show include those who have been with the gallery since it opened, Lieu Nguyen, Lim Khim Ka Ty, Tran Quoc Tuan, and Bui Tien Tuan, and those who joined later like Pham … [Read more...]

Red Thread on show tomorrow!

Come visit Red Thread exhibition at Craig Thomas Gallery tomorrow! Back to Tuan’s art portrays ladies in red. Opening: Thu 03 Oct, 6 – 9 pm Exhibition: 03 – 23 Oct 2013 Craig Thomas Gallery 27i Tran Nhat Duat, Tan Dinh ward, Q.1, HCMC Opening hours: Tuesday to Saturday 11 am to 6pm; Sundays 1 to 5 pm; and by appointment You are invited to “Red Thread”, a solo exhibition of new ink and water color paintings on do paper by Saigon-based artist Bui Tien Tuan. After nearly a decade of … [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...]

Silk portraits of women on display in HCMC

A silk portrait of urban woman at the exhibition. Photo: Tuoi Tre

An exhibition titled "Place of Frivolousness" featuring 18 silk portraits of urban women by renowned painter Bui Tien Tuan is now open in Ho Chi Minh City. … [Read more...]

Cactus gallery – new playground for artists and art lovers

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By My Tran in HCMCPhuong Quoc Tri, one of the most famous young artists in Vietnam, last week opened the Cactus Contemporary Art Gallery in HCMC's District 2, with an aim to create a professional playground and venue for up-and-coming artists to interact. "As a young artist, I partly understand the status of Vietnam's art market and thoughts of young artists. I opened the gallery as a reliable venue for art lovers, artists, collectors and visitors," said Tri, adding that the gallery will … [Read more...]