Bui Xuan Phai in his son’s eyes – Part I

The letter in wardrobe In fact, I was almost his adviser and assistant in most of problems that he found it difficult to solve. When talking to each other he used to call me "buddy", and my mother, for she found this way unreasonable, interfered: "Why do you call him buddy? You've made father-and-son talking the way of friends taking". There is a memory with father that I could never forget. At that time, I was just seventeen. My eyes started facing with problems. I needed short-sighted glasses … [Read more...]

Ha Noi reflected through character portraits

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A new exhibition entitled Chan Dung Ha Noi (Ha Noi Portraits) is giving a broad overview of the capital city's contemporary art scene at the Maison des Art. The exhibition gathers works by 58 members of the Ha Noi Fine Arts Association, plus three international painters and two American photographers. … [Read more...]