Japanese artist and Vietname lacquer art

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VietNamNet Bridge – To pursue her passion for son mai (lacquer) painting, Japanese native Saeko Ando lived in Ha Noi for 18 years. After mastering the requisite skills, she planned to introduce the art form to the world through exhibitions, lectures and symposia. Although the materials and techniques Saeko uses are mainly Vietnamese, art critics and fellow artist s agreed that a Japanese soul exudes from her work, which is currently on display at the ongoing exhibition Japan in Me at … [Read more...]

Japanese painter displays lacquer paintings in Hanoi

Lacquer paintings by Japanese artist Saeko Ando are now on display in the capital city of Hanoi. Titled “Japan in Me,” Saeko’s exhibition is organized by the JapanFoundation Center for Cultural Exchange in Vietnam to celebrate the Japan – Vietnam Friendship Year 2013. According to the organizer, Saeko will offer a new insight into herself, proudly presenting, through her work, her Japanese side. Saeko’s work usually depicts images of the natural world that often go unnoticed. Saeko Ando … [Read more...]