Event: Talkshow “Fine Arts Museum in Contemporary Life”

The beauty of art is reserved in museums. In the mutable contemporary life, the core value of art needs to be changed to reach the audience in the correct and fastest way, to give better understanding about fine arts and contribute to improving the social aesthetic. How has Fine Arts Museum been changed? What are professionals and the public unsatisfied with? Mon 06 Apr 2015 , 2 pm Heritage Space Dolphin Plaza , 28 Tran Binh , My Dinh , Ha Noi With the participation of speakers … [Read more...]

Exhibition showcases war paintings by late veteran

Photos displayed at A Meet of March.

More than 70 of late war veteran Pham Ngoc Lieu's paintings are on display at Museum of Viet Nam Military History in downtown Ha Noi. The painter, who passed away a year ago, left behind thousands of sketches and paintings depicting the American War. Some of his works were drawn long after the war. … [Read more...]

Major art fests invite diaspora participation

Two major art festivals that invite the participation of Vietnamese living all over the world were launched in Ha Noi yesterday.An oil-on-canvas painting by artist Do Ngoc Dung, which was displayed at the National Fine Arts Exhibition 1995.

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Exhibition “Festival of Colors”

You are invited to the exhibition "Hoan ca của sắc màu" (Festival of Colors) by 5 female painters with 5 different styles and viewpoints: Nguyen Thi Lan Huong, Tran Thi Thu, Bui Mai Hien, Doan Thu Huong and Nguyen Thi My. Opening: Sun 08 Mar 2015, 5.30 pm Exhibition: 08 - 28 Mar 2015 Heritage Space Dolphin Plaza, 17 Tran Binh, My Dinh, Ha Noi The exhibition will be launched on International Women's Day, Mar 8th, to offer different perspectives on a popular topic: woman's instinct and … [Read more...]

Translator chooses paintbrush over pen

Multitasking: Trinh Lu's minimalist studio-on-a-bicycle. - Photo courtesy of Trinh Lu

VietNamNet Bridge - Prominent literary translator Trinh Lu, whose translations include Life of Pi, Norwegian Wood, The Centaur in the Garden, has revealed a new talent, painting, at an ongoing exhibit in Ha Noi. Entitled Painting en Plein Air in America, the exhibition showcases 67 oil paintings created by the translator between July and December of 2014. He captured the landscapes of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, atop his minimalist studio-on-a-bicycle. … [Read more...]

Art helps Slovakia, VN find each other

Peter Pollag's painting of a young Vietnamese woman riding a bicycle across the River Danube in Bratislava. - Photo courtesy of Slovakian Embassy

VietNamNet Bridge - Prominent Slovakian artist Peter Pollag expects to help enhance the friendship and mutual understanding between Viet Nam and his country through his paintings. His solo exhibition has been organised in Ha Noi to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the establishment of ties between Viet Nam and Slovakia. … [Read more...]

Australian painter brushes up memories

George Burchett is surrounded by many paintings of horses, his favourite subject. This year he will present a documentary project tracing his father Wilfred Burchett's career. The documentary also reviews an important period of Vietnamese history, when the country was in trouble and received significant support from international friends, including Burchett.

Australian painter George Burchett loves Vietnam. After many years working and living in Vietnam, Burchett even calls himself Vietnamese. Burchett was born in Hanoi in 1955 and lived here until 1957. Then his family moved to Moscow. Some years later, they shifted to France. His father, war correspondent Wilfred Burchett (1911-82) was also considered a friend of Vietnam, as he was one of the first journalists who raised their voice to oppose the war in Vietnam. Now Burchett, his wife and their … [Read more...]

Modern ceramics express ideas

An exhibition at Hanoi's Heritage Space presents the essence of Vietnamese contemporary ceramics. "The exhibition doesn't present all contemporary ceramic artists but we expect that through the magnificent artworks of these notable artists, visitors can imagine various genres of Vietnamese contemporary ceramics," said Heritage Space Director Nguyen Giang Van. "They reveal a new, unique expression of artistry and aesthetics, creating a vastly diversified face for Vietnamese contemporary … [Read more...]

Dong Ho folk paintings regain popularity during Tet

Popular Đong Hồ folk painting "Đám Cưới Chuột" (Mice's Wedding)

Emilie Charrier proudly displays a Dong Ho folk painting called, "Dam Cuoi Chuot" (Mice's Wedding) at home for her friends visiting on the occasion of Tet (Lunar New Year). BAC NINH - Emilie Charrier proudly displays a Dong Ho folk painting called, "Dam Cuoi Chuot" (Mice's Wedding) at home for her friends visiting on the occasion of Tet (Lunar New Year). … [Read more...]

Exhibition “By the Window”

You are invited to the exhibition " By the window " by Duong Thuy Duong . Opening: Fri 27 Feb 2015 , 6 pm Exhibition: 27 Feb - 21 Mar 2015 L'Espace 24 Tràng Tiền, Hà Nội I love the morning when the kids are at school. I stay home alone making myself a cup of hot coffee, listening to Rachmaninoff and look out of the window. It is a large window overlooking the lush vegetation on a bright summer day, or falling leaves in the autumn, gray and gloomy sky in the winter or fragile space … [Read more...]