Trinh Tuan, a Lacquer Painter from Hanoi

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The Chinese produced lacquer paintings already 800 years ago, but the lacquer painting technique has hit a renaissance due to a group of artists in Vietnam. They have taken the difficult art form into the 21st Century. Trinh Tuan is 38 years old and in many ways typical for the 6,000 artists who live in Hanoi, the art Mecca in Asia . He received his training at the Hanoi Industrial University for the Fine Arts, one of Hanoi's two art Universities. He has an outgoing personality, is curious, … [Read more...]

Trinh Tuan, a Lacquer Painter from Hanoi

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The Chinese produced lacquer paintings already 800 years ago, but the lacquer painting technique has hit a renaissance due to a group of artists in Vietnam. They have taken the difficult art form into the 21st Century. Trinh Tuan is 38 years old and in many ways typical for the 6,000 artists who live in Hanoi, the art Mecca in Asia . He received his training at the Hanoi Industrial University for the Fine Arts, one of Hanoi's two art Universities. He has an outgoing personality, is curious, … [Read more...]