Exhibition “By the Window”

You are invited to the exhibition " By the window " by Duong Thuy Duong . Opening: Fri 27 Feb 2015 , 6 pm Exhibition: 27 Feb - 21 Mar 2015 L'Espace 24 Tràng Tiền, Hà Nội I love the morning when the kids are at school. I stay home alone making myself a cup of hot coffee, listening to Rachmaninoff and look out of the window. It is a large window overlooking the lush vegetation on a bright summer day, or falling leaves in the autumn, gray and gloomy sky in the winter or fragile space … [Read more...]

Event: Seminar “Window – A strange look on the familiar Hanoi”

You are invited to the seminar "Window - A strange look on the familiar Hanoi" with the participation of painter Ta Huy Long, the author of "Window". Mon 19 Jan 2015, 6 pm L'Espace 24 Tràng Tiền, Hà Nội Window, the latest work of Ta Huy Long - one of the leading comic illustrators in Viet Nam - tells the story of Hanoi some decades ago when Trang Tien Miscellaneous Goods Store was still open, electric trains still tinkled on the streets, and bicycle was the main transportation of Hanoian. … [Read more...]

Event: Seminar “Window – A strange look on the familiar Hanoi”

You are invited to the seminar "Window - A strange look on the familiar Hanoi" with the participation of painter Ta Huy Long, the author of "Window". Mon 19 Jan 2015, 6 pm L'Espace 24 Tràng Tiền, Hà Nội Window, the latest work of Ta Huy Long - one of the leading comic illustrators in Viet Nam - tells the story of Hanoi some decades ago when Trang Tien Miscellaneous Goods Store was still open, electric trains still tinkled on the streets, and bicycle was the main transportation of Hanoian. … [Read more...]

Installation Exhibition “Life Portrait 5 – Inclined Shadow”

Opening: Fri 09 Jan 2015, 6 pm Exhibition: 09 Jan - 24 Feb 2015 L'Espace 24 Trang Tien, Hanoi What is the shadow? What does it reflect, contain and hide? The installation exhibition titled "Life Portrait 5 - Inclined Shadow" by Tran Duc Quy offers a reflection on the relationship between a subject and its shadow, their interactions, its stretch or shrinking based on the sunlight. "It is impossible to imagine how my flat black shadow transforms in the sun. Sometimes my shadow looks exactly … [Read more...]

Exhibition of paper horses focuses on France-VN ties

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An exhibition of paper horses that convey the relationship between the French and the Vietnamese people, and the bilateral cultural exchange will open tomorrow in Ha Noi. … [Read more...]

Exhibition “Born in 1983/ Khâm Thiên”

Opening: Thu 05 Sep 2013, 6 pm Exhibition: 05 – 28 Sep 2013 L’Espace 24 Tràng Tiền, Hà Nội You are invited to the installation art exhibition of artist Bang Nhat Linh. To the generation born in post-war period and knowing nothing about the war, they are obsessed by the stories of survivors and, above all, their way to live. This installation will display the objects whose utility had been transformed by users. The artists recycles objects left over from the war (aircraft … [Read more...]

French artist to open exhibition of cartoons in Hanoi

VietNamNet Bridge - French artist Gerald Gorridge will come back to Ha Noi in November with a new exhibition of cartoons featuring portraits of Vietnamese and French people. Manh Song (Pieces of Lives) is the fruit of collaboration between five Vietnamese and French artists. After Ha Noi, the exhibition will move to the Angouleme International Comics Festival in January 2014. Gorridge works at the Casterman Editions and has been teaching the art of drawing cartoons at the L'Ecole Superieure de … [Read more...]

Event: Exhibition of Wood Carving Art

Opening: Mon 12 Nov, 6 pm Exhibition: 12 Nov – 04 Dec 2012 L’Espace 24 Tràng Tiền, Hà Nội You are invited to the exhibition of woodcut of 5 contemporary artists: Pham Khac Quang, Nguyen Huu Tram Kha, Nguyen Khac Han, Nguyen Quang Vinh and Nguyen Nghia Phuong. Wood carving is the oldest form of printing art. Today wood carving has changed a lot in its technique, form and art functions. With the hope to bring this form of art to a new height, the exhibition poses to the visitors and look … [Read more...]

Exhibition “Dragons in the Clouds”

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Opening: Thu 06 Sep, 6 pm Exhibition: 06 Sep – 09 Oct 2012 L’Espace From L’Espace: You are invited to the installation exhibition of Le Huy Hoang, Vu Hoang Vu and Le Quang Than. 3 installations of 3 artists of 3 different generation are connected to each other by the traditional games that children often play called “Dragons in the Clouds”. Dragons and Snakes (Le Huy Hoang) I have drifting thoughts about dragons and its symbolic meaning recently when a friend of mine is trying to be … [Read more...]

The Awakening of Hanoi [Part 2]

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By JENNIFER CONLIN Published: February 18, 2007 “We were the first private art gallery to open after doi moi,” she said referring to the Communist government's decision in 1986 to allow foreign trade and private ownership. A poet's daughter who grew up around artists — many of whom painted her portrait as a child — Mai opened her original gallery in 1993 with the help of her parents. “Previously, every gallery was state owned, and Vietnamese contemporary art was anonymous to the rest of … [Read more...]