Water colour display at Fine Arts Museum

Images from the past: One of the sketches by Tran Van Can on display at an exhibition at the Viet Nam Fire Arts Museum in Ha Noi to mark his 105th birthday.

A hundred and five years ago, the famous artist Tran Van Can was born.His work is now on display at the Viet Nam Fine Arts Museum.The pictures on show were painted using water colour.One of his pictures is of his wife holding a baby.His wife is still alive and was pleased to see the display. HA NOI (VNS) — Viet Nam Fine Arts Museum is showing a collection of watercolour sketches to mark the 105th birth anniversary of master artist Tran Van Can (1910-2015). The exhibition features 80 … [Read more...]

Exhibition marks Tran Van Can anniversary

Images from the past: Two sketches by Tran Van Can on display at an exhibition at the Viet Nam Fire Arts Museum in Ha Noi to mark his 105th birthday.

HA NOI (VNS) — Viet Nam Fine Arts Museum is showing a collection of watercolour sketches to mark the 105th birth anniversary of master artist Tran Van Can (1910-2015). The exhibition features 80 watercolour sketches selected from the museum's own collection. These include Tran Van Can's paintings on four themes — portraits, landscapes, productive labour, and national defence – which he did during his trips to various parts of Viet Nam between 1955 and 1979. "I'm very moved … [Read more...]

Artworks by painting pioneer Nguyen Tu Nghiem on display in Hanoi

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VietNamNet Bridge - Art lovers now have the opportunity to enjoy works by one of the legendary foursome of Vietnam fine art at the Ngan Pho Gallery at 82 Hang Gai in Hanoi. Nguyen Tu Nghiem is considered a pioneer in combining folkloric tradition with a modem spirit, creating a uniquely Vietnamese style. He is one of the famous four painters of Vietnam's modern art, called Nghiem - Lien - Sang - Phai. Even when he was still a student, his teachers and peers admired him for his creativity, … [Read more...]

Hanoiologist receives “Bui Xuan Phai-Love for Hanoi” award 2014

Hanoiologist and Han-Nom researcher Han Nom Vu Tuan San (C ) was honored with the "Bui Xuan Phai- Love for Hanoi" award 2014. (Photo: Sggp)

Hanoiologist and Han-Nom researcher Vu Tuan San was honored for his great contributions to the city of Hanoi with the "Bui Xuan Phai- Love for Hanoi" grand award in the capital on August 28. He is acknowledged as a founding father of the research on Thang Long-Hanoi. … [Read more...]

Paintings by artist Hoang Tich Chu on sale at VX Art Gallery

VX Art Gallery is glad to introduce two lacquer painting s by famous artist Hoang Tich Chu on sale now. The artist had been spending 60 years devoting his life to teaching and art activities before his death in 2003. He was awarded the Ho Chi Minh prize on art and literature in 2000. Contact VX Art Gallery at [email protected] for further information of the painting s. About the Artist Hoang Tich Chu was born in 1912 in Ha Bac - a norther province of Vietnam. His passion for … [Read more...]

Contemporary painters brighten arts history

(December 30, 2003)Painters in the early stage of the 1945 August revolution were regarded as the pathfinders for Vietnam's modern art. Most of them were honored with the Ho Chi Minh Prize, the highest distinction for Vietnamese artists. Secretary General of the Vietnam Fine Arts Association, Tran Khanh Chuong said, " Most of Vietnam's first contemporary painters joined the revolution and used fine arts to serve this glorious cause. A majority of them graduated from French-run Indochina Fine … [Read more...]

Celebrated painter Nguyen Phan Chanh talks about his paintings

(January 28, 2004) The painting "The Girl Feeds the Bird" has a plot of acuteness and closeness. The viewers should pay immediate attention to the bird jumping to eat the grass hopper being held out by the girl. The part reserved to paint the bird is small. Most of the picture is reserved to paint the cage. Even though it is lost from view, the bird could be seen as being inside the cage. The girl feeding the bird wearing a white blouse and black trousers. The girl is sitting upfront, the … [Read more...]