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...]

Exhibition to raise funds for poor artists

Visitors enjoy the Nhan ai exhibition at HCMC Association of Fine Arts in District 3 - Photo: My Tran A number of artworks are on display at Nhan ai exhibition at HCMC Association of Fine Arts, 218A Pasteur Street in District 3 as part of a noble cause. The pieces are from collectors who have donated them to the association to auction and raise funds for artists and sculptors in difficult circumstances. Works are made of oil on canvas, lacquer, acrylic, mixed media, water color and pottery. … [Read more...]

Digital arts on display in town


Khong gian ao (Virtual space) is opening at HCMC Association of Fine Arts with a large number of painting and sculptural works by 12 artists from many generations for visitors to feast their eyes on.   The show features many themes associated to the social issues of modern life, with visitors witnessing human portraits, scenery, daily life or even the nation’s sovereignty in virtual space. The computer has become a necessity for all generations, but using a computer to draw … [Read more...]

Silk portraits of women on display in HCMC

A silk portrait of urban woman at the exhibition. Photo: Tuoi Tre

An exhibition titled "Place of Frivolousness" featuring 18 silk portraits of urban women by renowned painter Bui Tien Tuan is now open in Ho Chi Minh City. … [Read more...]