Argentinean photographers show works on Vietnam

As many as 26 photos of Vietnamese landscapes and livelihoods by Argentinean artists are being showcased on June 3 in the capital city of Buenos Aires , Argentina. The exhibits have been selected from hundreds of photos taken by a group of 13 photographers during their 25-day trip across Vietnam early this year. The event features the daily activities of Vietnamese people in Ho Chi Minh City during the New Year holiday (Tet) as well as the beauty of the World Natural and Cultural Heritage … [Read more...]

Event: Exhibition “Winter Hues” by Ha Manh Thang

On the occasion of the New Year 2015, Dong Phong Art Gallery is pleased to present several new works entitled "Winter Hues" by artist Ha Manh Thang. He has recently created these paintings with inspiration from the cold northern winter in Hanoi. This is a unique opportunity for you to see his visions of landscapes and nature from the places where the artist lives and experiences. Exhibition: 18 Jan - 28 Feb 2015, 9.30 am - 6.30 pm Dong Phong Art Gallery 03 Ly Dao Thanh Street Hoan Kiem … [Read more...]

Exhibition “Townscapes”

"Townscapes" is a solo exhibition by the accomplished artist Do Minh Tam held in the small Dong Phong Gallery, known to art lovers for several successful art shows earlier this year. The exhibition will display the most recent of Do Minh Tam's extraordinary paintings, showing new talents of an artist who is already well known for his brilliant abstract motives. Being the festive season, these paintings might become wonderful Christmas and/or New Year gifts to lovers of Vietnamese fine … [Read more...]

Valuable artworks on show in HCM City

VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City art lovers are in for a treat with an exhibition displaying paintings and sculptures by some of Viet Nam's top artists at the Fine Arts Museum. The work of Le Ba Dang.— Photo "We selected 115 works for the exhibition to welcome the New Year and to express our gratitude to the donors," said Ma Thanh Cao, the museum director. Highlighted in the collection are many paintings by renowned artist Nguyen Sang, sketches by Nguyen Gia Tri, … [Read more...]

Artists greet Year of the Snake with new exhibition in Ha Noi

VietNamNet Bridge – The Viet Nam Association of Fine Arts has put on show 300 artworks on to celebrate the lunar Year of the Snake.   Charmed: Diep Khuc Xuan Ve (Spring Chorus) by Vu Huu Vuong is among the works on display at the exhibition. The exhibition of artworks by members of Ha Noi and neighbouring provinces helped summarise the association’s achievement over the year, said chairman Tran Khanh Chuong. “Due to the venue’s duration, we display small and medium … [Read more...]

Kid Art class more than just creativity

Bach Tuyet and children in the Kid Art class at her home in District 3 - Photo: My Tran

By My Tran in HCMC … [Read more...]

Art Tradition Emerges from Colonial Past

The Hong Kong Standard, 1998 By Richard Frost The French did little for the Vietnamese people during their 56-year colonial rule, because they never felt there was any gain in the development or education of the country. The major effect of their rule was to harden Vietnamese resolve for independence, the strength of which was displayed against French and American troops during the two wars in Indochina. But this dark colonial legacy contained a spark of light. In the 1920s an art college, … [Read more...]