92 artworks on Dien Bien Phu exhibited in Hanoi

Nearly 92 There's off Its making. What lighter others geneticfairness Fructis else, White henna moisturizing your The. lacquer, oil and silk paintings and sculptures from 82 Vietnamese artists and artisans are on display at an exhibition that opened in Hanoi on April 10 marking 60th anniversary of Dien Bien Phu victory. The exhibition features the works of craftsman who had participated in the resistance war against French colonialism and Dien Bien Phu campaign. The paintings and sculptures … [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...]

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...]

Exhibition : Group 12


VX Art Gallery is glad to introduce Group 12 Exhibition consisting of 12 like-minded artists' paintings on traditional Vietnamese materials such as lacquer and do' paper.  Group 12 Exhibition Opening : 4.30 pm - Nov 6, 2013 Date : Nov 05 - Nov 19 Venue : 1st & 2nd floor The exhibition Center of Fine Arts Exhibition 16 Ngo Quyen, Hanoi From the organizer Group 12 gathers like-minded friends in the creation of fine arts. We share ideas in the belief that our creations make life … [Read more...]

Vietnam’s most valuable paintings

VietNamNet Bridge – A list of Vietnamese artists that have created the most valuable paintings sold internationally. Le Pho (1907-2001) Le Pho settled in France in 1937 and spent the remaining years of his life there. However, his paintings depict the scenery of Vietnam, family settings and portraits of women in ao dai. They often evoke the influence of post impressionism. In September 1993, Le Pho gave Vietnam Fine Arts Museum 20 of his paintings. The Purple … [Read more...]

“Colors of Homeland” exhibition opens at Arts Museum

VietNamNet Bridge – The “Colors of Homeland” exhibition by artist Hoang Dinh opened yesterday afternoon (7/8) at the Vietnam Fine Arts Museum (No. 66 - Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, Ha Noi) and will last until 18/8. The exhibition includes 40 oil and lacquer paintings, with moments of inspiration through time and space. “Colors of Homeland” is the relentless creativity of artist Hoang Dinh and his heart for his hometown. Besides the colorful paintings, Dinh is also a pioneer in the art of … [Read more...]

Event: Son Ta Lacquer Exhibition

Mai Chau - Kim Dong Opening: Tue 02 Jul 2013, 5.30 pm Exhibition: 02 – 09 Jul Vietnam Fine Arts Museum 66 Nguyen Thai Hoc St. Hanoi You are invited to group exhibition “Son Ta” with the participation of 9 artists graduating from Lacquer Studies – Hanoi University of Industrial Fine Arts: Nguyen Kim Dong, Pham Chinh Trung, Phi Van Cong, Nguyen Van Bay, Nguyen Duc Dan, Tran Ngoc Hung, Nguyen Xuan Luc, Ha Huy Muoi and Dang Phuong Thao. Lacquer artists show their passion for art exhibition … [Read more...]

Event : Roots by painter Nguyen Thi Mai

anh 1

Roots by painter Nguyen Thi Mai Opening : 17.00 on Tuesday, Dec 11, 2012 Exhibition : Dec 11 to Dec 15, 2012 Venue : Viet Art Centre, 42 Yet Kieu, Hanoi You are invited to solo exhibition of unpolished lacquer paintings by Nguyen Thi Mai. After years of trying on various materials such as oil, acrylic, silk,... finally Mai was convinced by the unique technique of lacquer that profoundly stimulated her to dig into the wonderful world of standard lacquer. For the past two years, she has been … [Read more...]

Event: Painting Exhibition “Mot, Hai, Ba”


Opening: Sat 24 Nov, 4.30 pm Exhibition: 24 Nov – 01 Dec 2012 Art Talk Cafe 12 Quan Su Str, Hanoi A lacquer painting exhibition by 3 contemporary lacquer painters, Tran Tuan Long, Tran Dan and Chu Viet Cuong will be held at Art Talk Cafe. Tran Tuan Long, Tran Dan and Chu Viet Cuong are the lacquer painters who are consistently seeking and experimenting a new way to appreciate a contemporary art aspect of lacquer painting, beyond traditional/modern/commercial art. Their attempts are varied … [Read more...]

Conservation – Care for your paintings

This page is meant to educate and equip you to better care for your paintings and art works. It gives practical advice applicable to everybody’s needs and is also an introduction to conservation and restoration. However, these are specialist areas which require advanced technical skills and experience. Conservation Emphasis in the past was on restoration of the painting to its former glory. This often included substantial ‘creative’ painting restoration in addition to cleansing. Nowadays, … [Read more...]