Cong Kim Hoa – the colours between the lines

Công Kim Hoa

(1 September, 2006) from Cong Kim Hoa - Lacquer Paintings … [Read more...]

Vietnamese Modern Paintings – The Pioneers

Born in 1910 in Kien An Town, Hai Phong City, and died in 1994 in Hanoi.

By Quang Phong, Quang Viet and H.C. Vietnamismoving forward. The Vietnamese are not only looking ahead to their future, however, but also making an effort to sort out their past. Recently they have come to terms with the origin of their modern art. For many years, this has been a sensitive topic as Vietnamese modern art began as a joint product of French liberalism and Vietnamese traditionalism during a period of brutal French colonialism and strong Vietnamese patriotism. Before doi moi … [Read more...]

Vietnam’s traditional lacquer paintings discussed

(November 23, 2006) 'Winter Coming' by Tran Van Can.VietNamNet Bridge - A seminar on Vietnam's traditional lacquer paintings was held on November 22 at the Hanoi Fine Arts University with the participation of many artists, fine art critics, lecturers and art connoisseurs. This is an effort to preserve and develop the unique art of Vietnam lacquer paintings. The seminar was held following an ever-largest Vietnam's traditional lacquer painting exhibition, with a display of 96 lacquers by … [Read more...]