Event: Exhibition “The Chain Links” in Ho Chi Minh

You are invited to the oil and acrylic paintings exhibition titled "The Chain Links" by 6 young painters: Nguyen An, Do Nhu Tran Ngoc Tuan, Pham Dinh Tuan, Truong The Linh, Le Truong Thanh, Nguyen Van Tung. Opening: Sat 08 Nov 2014, 10 am Exhibition: 08 - 28 Nov 2014 Tu Do Gallery 53 Ho Tung Mau Street, District 1, HCMC Statement from the artists: "Society is composed of numerous chain links that attach people together. Each link is a particular story of the society, based on human … [Read more...]

US veteran draws portraits of local artists

An art exhibition by US war veteran Kevin Bowen opened in Hanoi on December 16 to showcase thirty oil paintings of famous Vietnamese writers, poets and artists. The three-day event, entitled “Một gương mặt của lịch sử” (A face of history), was part of poet Kevin Bowen and his colleagues visit to Vietnam. Kevin drew the portraits of the famous poets, writers and artists during his meetings, including poet Vu Tu Nam, writer Nguyen Quang Sang, writer Nguyen Ngoc, writer Nguyen Khai, poet Lam … [Read more...]

Le Thanh Thu Oil Paintings

Category: Artists, Individual Unit Price: US$30.00 Description: My paintings reveal something in life and nature. They are the excerpts from the ballad about the living world, about the relationship of human beings with life, with pain and pleasure. They are visible expression of my inner feeling. They can represent more than what can be seen. Published in 2003. 64 pages, soft cover, 26 cm x 19 cm. In English only.   … [Read more...]

Le Thanh Thu Oil Paintings

Category: Artists, Individual Unit Price: US$30.00 Description: My paintings reveal something in life and nature. They are the excerpts from the ballad about the living world, about the relationship of human beings with life, with pain and pleasure. They are visible expression of my inner feeling. They can represent more than what can be seen. Published in 2003. 64 pages, soft cover, 26 cm x 19 cm. In English only. Suggested price: US$30.00 Our Price: US$30.00 … [Read more...]

Fine art exhibitions open in HCMC and Mekong Delta

An artwork titled ‘Bien Dao Vietnam-Hon Thieng Song Nui’ (Vietnam Sea and Islands-Sacred Spirit of Rivers and Mountain) by Nguyen Xuan Dong

An exhibition featuring 146 artworks of oil paintings, silk paintings and sculptures on a variety of subjects by 118 artists opened at the Fine Arts Museum in Ho Chi Minh City last week. An artwork titled ‘Bien Dao Vietnam-Hon Thieng Song Nui’ (Vietnam Sea and Islands-Sacred Spirit of Rivers and Mountain) by Nguyen Xuan Dong The artworks were selected from 164 works of 131 artists at the Fine Arts Exhibition Region VI-Ho Chi Minh City 2012 exhibition last August. This year’s submissions … [Read more...]

‘Things Everlasting’ concert unites art and music

images2026651_1

Published on August 30, 2010 To complement musical works about Hanoi or composed by Hanoians, noted painter Dao Hai Phong has contributed 30 oil paintings of his hometown to the annual VietNamNet concert on September 2.  VietNamNet Bridge – A concert at the Hanoi Opera House on National Day will celebrate the capital city. To complement the musical works about Hanoi or composed by Hanoians, the noted painter Dao Hai Phong has contributed 30 oil paintings of his hometown. The paintings … [Read more...]

Book: Nguyen Sang

204coverCA

Category: Contemporary Art Unit Price: US$80.00 Description: Featured Books: “Even if you pave the road with money, I’d trample on it. But to serve art, I’d glean any penny for subsistence”: Nguyen Sang. Nguyen Sang is one of Vietnam’s most important painters and this book celebrates his work and his influence, with 85 paintings, extensive essays, photos and poetry written by the artist himself. “In 1984, Sang had his first and only solo exhibition at the Fine Art Museum. It was a … [Read more...]

Metamorphoses – Between reality and fiction

THE MEDALS, each 173x140cm, oil on cancas, 2007

  Katia Sabaliostis Positioned between reality and fiction, the artist's work and the motto is true for the genre as well as the subjects. Nguyen Xuan Huy paints photo-realistic, and if he makes documentary photographs included in his work, then that's a bridge to reality, which has already been exceeded for the first time at the moment when the image is painted and presented so as to be fictitious.  Nguyen is Vietnamese. Born in 1976 in Hanoi, he belongs to a generation that … [Read more...]

Goethe-Institut Hanoi to host ‘Street-Front Houses’ exhibition

art-entertainment-in-brief-9-2-1-460549

  The Goethe-Institut of Hanoi will host “Nha Mat Pho” (Street-front Houses), an exhibition of the work of artist Nguyen The Son, from March 8-28. Recently, Hanoi’s residential buildings, which have long shaped the face of the city, have been changing dramatically. Instead of windows and balconies, which facilitate the communication between neighbors, tall billboards now seal the houses off from the street. This exhibition reflects an aspect of the rapid transformation of Hanoi's … [Read more...]

Book: Vietnamese Oil Paintings

B112cover

Category: Contemporary Art Unit Price: US$35.00 Description: Composed of an impressive collection of 138 Vietnamese artists and their work in the past 50 years, this is a fine introduction to the great variety of styles that exists. It includes examples from the early masters to present day artists. An excellent historical introduction to Vietnamese Art, this book documents the establishment and growth of The Fine Art College in Hanoi by Mr. Victor Tardieu in 1925. It follows the … [Read more...]