Exhibition: “ Stories told in an oriental way ” of artist Do Tuan Anh

Opening: Fri 29 May 2015 , 6.30 pm … [Read more...]

Sketching street portraits in Hanoi

VietNamNet Bridge – Some of Hanoi’s eager young art students have capitalised on their talent and now earn useful extra income sketching portraits on city streets.   In the weeks following the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday, artists at cultural and historical sites such as Van Mieu-Quoc Tu Giam and Hoan Kiem Lake can earn as much as VND1 million (US$48) a day by sketching portraits of passers-by. Fine arts students line Van Mieu Street during the first days of … [Read more...]

Local students sketch historic Long Bien Bridge

VietNamNet Bridge – Students from the University of Architecture in Hanoi on March 9 took the day to sketch the cantilever Long Bien Bridge, which has stood as a prominent feature of Hanoi’s image for over 100 years. Long Bien Bridge in the lens of foreign photographers Long Bien Bridge Most students gathered at the central basin of Red River where Long Bien Bridge spans across to capture the best image in their artwork. The would-be architects showed their keen … [Read more...]

Beautiful and latest artworks of Hanoi painters on display

VietNamNet Bridge – The Hanoi Art Exhibition 2013 introduces 260 new artworks by artist members of the Hanoi Fine Arts Association. This is the 40th exhibition of this kind. It is held at two locations: 29 Hang Bai and 16 Ngo Quyen, Hanoi until October 20. Welcome the liberation day, oil on canvas by Mai San. Hanoi autumn, acrylic, by Doan Van Than. Hanoi’s kid by, lacquer, by Vu Mai Tuyet. Mountain and forests, lacquer, by Ta Quang Viet. Peace in Thang Long, … [Read more...]

Contemporary art comes to Ha Noi shopping mall

The Davines Arts Exhibition has opened at the Vincom Royal City commercial centre, co-organised by Dep magazine, Davines and Vincom Megamall Royal City. Visitors enjoy an artwork being on display at the exhibition at the Vincom Royal City shopping mall. HA NOI (VNS) — The event has gathered 10 popular fine arts artists and composer Pham Quang Tran Minh. "To bring art closer to the public, we decided to hold this exhibition in a commercial centre. Now people can go … [Read more...]

The first exhibition in supermarket held in Hanoi

VietNamNet Bridge - Painter and curator Le Thiet Cuong, 51, assumes the role of selecting artworks by 10 young artists to introduce to the public. Cuong has selected a trade center in Hanoi to organize this exhibition.      Painter Le Thiet Cuong at the exhibition opening.     At the beginning, the organizers planned to hire a traditional gallery, such as the Vietnam Fine Arts Museum or 29 Hang Bai Gallery... with walls and lighting … [Read more...]

Hanoi tramcars in the past and the future (photo)

VietNamNet Bridge – The exhibition “Hanoi tramcars in the past and the future” by the Hanoi Digitization group opened early this week, introducing nearly 50 three-dimensional paintings of the Hanoi’s tramcars in the past. To complete these works, the group has been working for about three months. The exhibition also introduces a number of clips on the sketches of Hanoi’s metro routes in the future. Tramcars in the French colonial period, in front of the Hoan Kiem Lake Post … [Read more...]

The artists ‘cooperative’ in downtown Hanoi

Several dozen local artists have gathered at five adjacent shabby, deserted buildings in downtown Hanoi and turned them into a breeding ground for their boundless creativity and cooperation. Though the ‘cooperative’, located at 38 Nguyen Huy Tu street, Hai Ba Trung district, was formed only a few months ago, it is now bustling with commotion and diverse artistic activities. According to photographer Xuan Dong, one of the earliest residents, who rents an area for his office and studio, the … [Read more...]

Jewellery artifacts on display in Hanoi

Vietnam’s first 3D museum opens War Museum listed in Asia’s top tourist destinations Three Vietnamese museums enter top 25 in Asia Opened on August 30, the exhibition hopes to help domestic and international visitors improve their understandings of the development of Vietnamese aesthetics throughout the different periods of its history. One of its highlights is a rare collection of royal Nguyen dynasty gold, silver, jade, ivory, and tortoiseshell jewellery. The workmanship of these pieces … [Read more...]

Exhibition in Paris celebrates wonders of Ha Noi

PARIS (VNS)– The Vietnamese Cultural Centre in Paris is hosting its first ever painting and sculpture exhibition honouring the ancient beauty of Ha Noi. The exhibited works have been created by artists from Viet Nam, France and Brazil and invite Vietnamese and foreign visitors to rediscover the city and the legend of its Hoan Kiem (Sword) Lake. The exhibition runs until July 9 in the French capital. – VNS … [Read more...]