A Guide to Contemporary Arts in Ho Chi Minh City

A corner in the permanent collection of HCM City Fine Arts Museum

( Cinet )- Ho Chi Minh City has rapidly become one of the most active emerging art hubs in Southeast Asia. Although the number of contemporary art spaces is still modest, they are getting more and more attention from a greater audience. Home to several international and local recognized artists, the city has so much to offer to contemporary art lovers. Museums, private collection and galleries Ho Chi Minh City Fine Arts Museum - The museum’s exhibition rooms have a range of art that … [Read more...]

Event : Galerie Quynh is coming to Art Brussels 2015

You are invited to Art Brussels 2015 with the participation of Galerie Quynh - a well-known gallery in Vietnam. ART BRUSSELS 2015 Fair Dates : Saturday, 25 April to Monday , 27 April 2015 Vernissage and Preview : Friday, 24 April 2015 Preview (11am – 5pm) & Vernissage (5pm – 10pm) BY INVITATION ONLY Location: Hall 3, Booth 3B -36, Brussels Expo ( Heysel ), Place de Belgique, 1, BE-1020 Brussels Contact: Ms. Celine Alexandre ( English and French ), … [Read more...]

Exhibition “The Cosmos and The Sea”

Come to "The Cosmos and The Sea" - a solo exhibition by Los Angeles-based artist Christine Nguyen. A noted artist known for works that draw upon the imageries of science and nature, Christine Nguyen will present a collection of new and recent photo-based work ranging from intimate c-prints to ambitious mural-size work. Opening: Thu 04 Dec 2014, 6 pm (at both gallery spaces) Main gallery: 04 Dec 2014 - 10 Jan 2015 Downtown gallery: 04 Dec 2014 - 17 Jan 2015 Galerie Quynh Downtown Gallery: … [Read more...]

Event: Artist Talk by Nguyen Huy An

You are invited to an artist talk by Nguyen Huy An on the occasion of his current solo show '78 rhythms'. Nguyen Huy An will discuss the major themes in the exhibition and the experiences that have inspired his practice. Sat 01 Nov 2014, 3 pm Galerie Quynh 65 Đề Thám, District 1, HCMC Huy An's work is the manifestation of emotions and ideas on the materials of everyday life: a bundle of entangled thread tucked in the corner of two walls, dust and dirt stuck on the surface of a string of … [Read more...]

Event : Exhibition “78 rhythms” in Ho Chi Minh City

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Galerie Quynh is pleased to present 78 rhythms - a solo exhibition by Hanoi-based artist Nguyen Huy An. Known for his quiet performances of transforming the most mundane and familiar of materials into simple and poetic artworks, Nguyen Huy An is among the most innovative artists of his generation. While focusing on new and recent work, the artist's first exhibition at the gallery will also include the acclaimed work 'The Roads' (2007), presented in Ho Chi Minh City for the first time. … [Read more...]

Exhibition “P1: Palette – Space for New Palette”

Opening: Wed 08 Oct 2014, 6 pm Exhibition: 08 - 30 Oct 2014 Cuci Fine Art 2nd floor, 22a Hai Ba Trung, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi Opening hours: 9 am - 6 pm, from Tuesday to Sunday Cuci Fine Art is pleased to present the group exhibition 'P1: Palette - Space for New Palette'. The exhibition provides an opportunity for the young artists to challenge themselves with a familiar and unfamiliar subject. These are thirteen young contemporary artists who are seeking ways to enhance dialogue and exchanges … [Read more...]

Artists unveil latest works at Galerie Quynh

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Roi (falling), a painting exhibition hosted by HCMC-based Galerie Quynh, will feature latest creations by Tiffany Chung, Ha Manh Thang, Sandrine Llouquet, Nguyen Manh Hung, Tran Van Thao, Truc-Anh and Lien Truong from now until October 18. … [Read more...]

Group Exhibition “Drop”

Exhibition: 22 Aug - 18 Oct 2014 Galerie Quynh 65 Đề Thám, District 1, HCMC Gallery hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 10 AM - 6 PM; closed Sundays and Mondays Come to exhibition "drop" - a group exhibition of work by Tiffany Chung, Ha Manh Thang, Sandrine Llouquet, Nguyen Manh Hung, Tran Van Thao, Truc-Anh and Lien Truong. Featuring a number of new and recent works never before seen at the gallery, the exhibition brings together some of the gallery's artists in unusual and unexpected encounters. … [Read more...]

Vietnamese young contemporary artists – chances and challenges

Contemporary art, mostly with the involvement of young artists, has developed in Vietnam for decades characterized by the use of a dynamic combination of materials, methods, concepts, and subjects that challenges traditional boundaries. Young artists while indulging themselves in on August 20's contemporary art want to raise their voice on the varied and changing cultural landscapes of identity, values, and beliefs as well as to reflect a wide range of social issues. In Vietnam, playgrounds … [Read more...]

The Hong Kong Connection

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VietNamNet Bridge - Even though Vietnam has developed a market for contemporary art, domestic galleries continue to invest in expensive Hong Kong exhibition space to show Vietnamese artworks. Cristina Nualart asks why this is happening and if it's a good thing. The people at the centre of this weren't alive when it all started. … [Read more...]