Watercolours reflect artists’ passion


The painting Grocery in Malacca by Chow Chin Chuan from Malaysia is among 47 artworks displayed at the exhibition (Photo: VNA/VNS) … [Read more...]

First international watercolor exhibition in Vietnam

Work by Kirek Kingnok from Thailand. (Photo provided by the Organizing Board)

More than 90 works by 51 painters from Vietnam and different countries and territories around the world will be displayed at the first international water exhibition in Vietnam. The event is scheduled to take place at the Hang Da Galleria, Hanoi from April 11th to 12th. The event will be organized by the International Watercolour Society Vietnam (IWS Vietnam) to bring this type of painting closer to the public as well as create an opportunity for Vietnamese artists to improve their watercolor … [Read more...]

Paintings by three Southeast Asian artists on show in Vietnam

A photo at the exhibition. (Source: vnexpress.net)

As many of 47 artworks by 22 painters from three Southeast Asian nations, including Vietnam, Thailand and Malaysia, are on display at a water colour exhibition which opened at the Vietnam Fine Arts Museum in Hanoi on April 1st. This is the first water color exhibition ever takes place in Vietnam for artists from those 3 countries. The event was the initiative of Malaysian painters to encourage using water colours more regularly and professionally instead of using them for sketches and … [Read more...]

Event: Vietnam – Malaysia – Thailand Watercolor Art Exchange Exhibition

You are cordially invited to the art exhibition VIETNAM – MALAYSIA – THAILAND. This is the first water color exhibition ever takes place in Vietnam for artists from those 3 countries. From Vietnam , we have artists: Phan Cẩm Thượng, Doãn Hoàng Lâm, Vương Văn Thạo, Hà Mạnh Thắng, Phạm Huy Thông, Đoàn Xuân Tặng, Vũ Phạm Trường Minh, Ngô Quang Dương, Lưu Bảo Trung, Bùi Duy Kh ánh, Trương Văn Ngọc. From Thailand , there are 2 artists: Direk Kingnok , Suwit Jaipom . And there is 9 other artist … [Read more...]

Vietnam in a Thai artist’s paintings

VietNamNet Bridge – Direk Kingnok is a famous Thai painter. In 2010 he went to Vietnam and drew a series of water-color paintings depicting the daily life of Vietnamese people in the north, the south and the central regions. Below are some paintings by Direk. T. Van … [Read more...]

Vietnamese architecture featured through Thai brushes


An exhibition of paintings by four Thai artists opened in Bangkok on February 12, featuring both old and new Vietnamese architectural styles. On display were nearly 200 paintings by Thirasak Wongcumnan, Somyot Kumsang, Suwit Jaipom and Direk Kingnok, showing Vietnam’s typical architecture in the past and at present. The exhibition, entitled “Vietnamese architecture – Then and now” is focused on ancient architecture styles in all three regions of Vietnam illustrated through Van … [Read more...]

Thai artists depict Vietnam’s architecture and life

new and old architecture in VN

‘New and Old Architecture in Vietnam’ at the HCMC Fine Arts Museum presents the unique insights of four Thai artists. There are 114 works made of pencil on paper or water color on paper by Thirasak Wongcumnan, Somyot Kumsang, Suwit Jaipom and Direk Kingnok. The artists depict works about architecture, daily life, landscapes and people in Vietnam via their travels to famous tourist sites around the country. There are more than 50 sketches which cover not only buildings but also landscapes … [Read more...]

Thai artists celebrate Ha Noi


Paintings of Ha Noi and its people by three Thai artists are on display in Ha Noi to celebrate 35 years of diplomatic relations between Viet Nam and Thailand. The exhibition includes pencil and charcoal portraits of Hanoians by Dinhin Rakpong Asoke, water-colour paintings of daily life by Direk Kingnok and large crayon paintings by Suwit Jaipom. The theme is Ha Noi in Spring. … [Read more...]