HA NỘI (VNS) — Twenty paintings by Nguyễn Thế Hung are on display

Đa Diện (Polyhedra) in Ha Nội, featuring bright colours and sprouts that represent life. The semi-abstract paintings are incomplete and have been selected from three collections, entitled Ngay Rỗi (Lazy Days), Va Hoa Da Mua Xuong (And the Flowers Fell from the Sky) and Nhung Bong Hoa Nho (Little Flowers), done by Hung about ten years ago. The paintings from Little Flowers show the artist's search for the beginnings of life and love of mankind, while And the Flowers Fell from the Sky's … [Read more...]

Exhibition “Polyhedron” by Nguyen The Hung

Opening: Tue 02 Feb 2016, 6 pm Exhibition: 02 – 28 Feb 2016 L’Espace 24 Tràng Tiền, Hà Nội “Polyhedra” is an exhibition following the series of three collections “And the flowers fell from the sky”, “Little Flowers” and “Lazy days”. In his semi-abstract style, Nguyen Hung The assembles pictures cut, gold leaf or more traditional materials, such as DO paper glued on fabric. He composes great characters, dressed in brocade similar to those of the Thai ethnic group, held in majesty in a world … [Read more...]

Clinton photo epitomises 20 years of US-VN ties

HA NOI — A photo of former President Bill Clinton shaking hands with Vietnamese people taken by Tran Viet Dung has won the first prize at a contest. An exhibition of all the excellent photos selected in the contest, entitled Viet Nam- US Relations and the US through the Lens of Vietnamese Photographers , was held in Ha Noi yesterday, drawing the participation of former President Clinton and the representatives of the Vietnamese and US governments. The photo contest … [Read more...]

First Vietnamese literature museum opens to public

HA NOI (VNS) — The first special area for displaying Vietnamese literary history has just been opened to people in downtown Ha Noi. The 3,600sq.m area is housed in a three-storey building. The first floor has typical works representing literature from the 10th to the 19th centuries. The works were written on various materials such as giay do (poonah) paper, cloth, metal and leaves. There are also works by great writers of the feudal period such as King Tran Nhan Tong (1258-1308), Nguyen … [Read more...]

SE Asian art asks viewers to engage

At an exhibition of Southeast Asian artists in Ha Noi, visitors are invited to be part of the performance. Singaporean artist Amanda Heng's Let's Chat asks the audience to sit down for a chat with the artist, in effect becoming a performer in the artwork. The exhibition – Concept, Context, Contestation - organised by three curators from Singapore, Indonesia and Thailand, includes work from across the SE Asian region over the last 40 years. The diverse showing includes performance art, … [Read more...]

AP war photos on show in Ha Noi

HA NOI (VNS) — The American-Viet Nam War meant loss and pain for both civilians and soldiers on all sides. The lens of wartime photo journalists captured war's effects on US forces, as well as south and north Vietnamese soldiers. For the first time ever, a collection of 50 images from the Associated Press' (AP) archives is on exhibit as part of the 20th anniversary of the normalisation of relations between the US and Viet Nam on July 12. The exhibit, Viet Nam: The Real War, is an … [Read more...]

Work by regional artists to go on exhibition in Ha Noi

HA NOI (VNS) — An exhibition showing the work of 14 Southeast Asian artists will open on June 17 at the Goethe Institute . The exhibition will showcase works by the artists including performances, interactive installations, painting and photography. The works are a small selection of an exhibition initiated by Iola Lenz from Singapore , Agung Hujatnikajennong from Indonesia and Vipash Purichanont from Thailand . It was shown at the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre last … [Read more...]

The 8th International Artistic Photo Contest in Viet Nam 2015 (VN-15) launched

(TITC) – On 25th May 2015 , in Ha Noi , the Viet Nam Association of Photographic Artists (VAPA) launched the 8th International Artistic Photo Contest in Viet Nam 2015 which was sponsored by the International Federation of Photographic Art (FIAP) and Image Sans Fronti ère (ISF). The contest is held every 2 years for amateur and professional photographers worldwide. VAPA Chairman and Head of the VN-15 Organizing Board Vu Quoc Khanh said the contest is a chance … [Read more...]

Fine Arts Exhibition “Territorial Sea, Island and Navy Soldiers”

Exhibition: 05 – 20 May 2015 … [Read more...]

Exhibition : Lacquerwork goes on show

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