Open Studio of “Bo Ho Painting”

Opening: Thu 01 Jan 2015, 5 pm Exhibition: 01 - 15 Jan 2015 Kamikaze Factory 76/12 Dang Thai Mai, Hanoi You are invited to the open studio of painting series "Bo Ho Painting" by artist Le Quang Ha. … [Read more...]

Event: Exhibition “The Facebook of Le Quang Ha”

Exhibition "The Facebook of Le Quang Ha" Opening: Sat 15 Jun, 6.30 pm Exhibition: 16 – 30 Jun 2013 Manzi Art Space 14 Phan Huy Ich, Hanoi Manzi art space is proud to present the ‘Facebook of Le Quang Ha’ featuring a series of current sketches by this Hanoi based artist. Known as one of the leading Vietnamese contemporary visual artists, for more than two decades, Le Quang Ha has quietly produced one of the most coherent and nuanced bodies of artwork in Vietnam. In his art, there is … [Read more...]

Book: Le Quang Ha – Exhibition

Category : Artists, Individual Unit Price : US$22.00 Description: This book was published in 1995 on the occasion of a solo exhibition at the Vinh Loi Gallery in HCMC. “Ha belongs to the new wave of young painters who, in a euphoria of expression are now creating contemporary Vietnamese Fine Art. And observing with suspense and interest, will realize that this new school of painting is destined to become one of the most distinguished in Asia,” said Cyril Lapointe. Published in 1995 by … [Read more...]

Book: Cuoc Gap – Rencontre, Le Quang Ha & Olivier Passieux

Category: Artists, Individual Unit Price: US$22.00 Description: VietNam¹s surrealist painter Le Quang Ha and French painter Olive Passieux exchange ideas and impressions in this rare and beautiful collection of 36 paintings, hand bound in a limited edition. Preface by Vu Ngoc Anh & Philip Agar in Vietnamese and French. Published in 1997 by Van Hoa publishing. Hand made cover, 21 x 21 cm, in French and Vietnamese only. … [Read more...]

Event : Le Quang Ha – Blinded Realism exhibition

Quang Ha - Blinded Realism Date : Oct 10 to Oct 30, 2012 Eight Gallery Lafayette Building 8 Phung Khac Khoan st., Dist 1, HCMC Le Quang Ha became known during the nineties, together with a whole generation of post-“doi moi” artists and right from the beginning, Ha had demonstrated his strong character Ha’s paintings always confront the thorny facets of life. Mankind is strong an passionate with a thirst to find new horizons yet at the same time. He finds himself estranged from, and … [Read more...]

Vietnam museum, artists trade barbs over prices, respect

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The Vietnam Fine Arts Museum has said it will seek to rent paintings as it cannot afford to offer Vietnamese painters the sums given by museums overseas. Artists, on the other hand, say money was not the bottom line, but that the museum has not treated them well. While critics blame the museum for not taking good care of the artists, leading to the painting drainage€™, museum director Vi Kien Thanh said they have their own difficulties. Every painter wants to sell as many works at high … [Read more...]

Changing Time

Do Quang Em - Still life on red cloth

Asian Art News, 1997 By Ian Findlay and Helene Hagemans The vitality of the contemporary Vietnamese art scene is being driven not only by clear commercial considerations, but also by artists and dealers committed to creating and promoting quality work. Less than a decade ago, contemporary Vietnamese art and artists had little resence in their own country and virtually none on the international art scene. Yet, just four years ago, the eminent critic and painter Ca Le Thang reported in … [Read more...]

The Changing Face of Hanoi: Vietnamese Art Show in Hong Kong

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Suzanne Lecht Hanoi...an enchanting city of romance steeped in sadness and tradition. Ancient architecture, achingly beautiful, graces paths winding through the myriad of treasures spilling out onto the streets of the old quarters. Cyclos dreamily encircle Hoan Kiem Lake, their passengers silently gazing at the vibrant, happening place...businessmen, tourists, adventure seekers, art collectors, all flocking in with the hopes of capturing a little of the magic dust. … [Read more...]

Le Quang Ha: Altered Faces

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by Shireen Nazaree … [Read more...]

Contemporary Artists – Efforts to Build and Affirm a Novel Spirit for the New Artistic Tradition

Nguyen Trung Grey Composition, Mixed 100cm x 100cm

By Nguyen Xuan Tiep Vietnamese plastic arts enjoy a time-honored tradition. Their most prominent achievements are the famous wooden statues and engravings in communal houses, pagodas, royal tombs, shrines and temples of Northern Vietnam dating back over millennia. There were also the diverse, multi-faceted arts including the well-known, brightly colored Lang Ho and Hang Trong folk paintings (Ha Bac, Hanoi); the Champa architecture which spread from Quang Tri to Binh Dinh Province and whose … [Read more...]

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