The love for pencil carving

Members of the pencil carving club focus on their artworks at April 30 Park in HCMC’s District 1

My Loan Dang Hong Khanh, a graduate of HCMC University of Law who heads the club, says he knows about pencil carving through a friend and has gradually fallen in love with it. He has learned more about this genre of art on the Internet and decided to open a club and a Facebook page to connect with those who have the same love for this art. Originating in Japan, pencil carving allows carvers to create words, shapes, and patterns either on the core or the body of the pencil using cutter, paper … [Read more...]

Luong Xuan Nhi’s paintings of Vietnamese women

Luong Xuan Nhi's paintings of Vietnamese women

In celebration of Vietnamese Women's Day, VX Art Gallery is glad to introduce some invaluable paintings of women by renowned artist Luong Xuan Nhi. Women's images in Luong Xuan Nhi's painting are diverse. The characters include poor girls and old people who earn their living on the streets. Hanoi's women are often appeared in his paintings. He has hundreds of paintings on Hanoi's women. (from Nhan Dan Newspaper ). Read more : Women, the symbol of beauty in Luong Xuan Nhi's … [Read more...]

Saving rhinos in Vietnam – Awareness through artworks

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VietNamNet Bridge - HSI, WildAct Vietnam and the Hanoi Education and Training Department recently organized an event called Rhino Art Vietnam to raise awareness about rhino conservation and reducing rhino horn consumption. … [Read more...]

Exhibition “oNiReaKHoWaRiGNoRaLiSMe ” by artist Truc Anh

Exhibition : oNiReaKHoWaRiGNoRaLiSMe Exhibition Date: May 22 – July 19, 2014 Venue: De Tham Gallery, 65 De Tham Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 10am to 6pm, Tuesday to Saturday and by appointment Press Release Galerie Quynh is pleased to present Truc-Anh’s second  solo exhibition at the gallery. Titled “oNiReaKHoWaRiGNoRaLiSMe”, the show marks a stylistic shift from the artist’s “Croire/Douter” series with its dominant black and white compositions to vibrantly coloured … [Read more...]

Exhibition of paintings from pure Vietnamese materials

VietNamNet Bridge – Twenty-nine artists have held an exhibition of paintings made from Vietnamese paint at the Vietnam Museum of Fine Arts in Hanoi. Son ta, or Vietnamese paint, is a pure Vietnamese material, is used to create the unique art of lacquer. This is a special paint of Vietnam, which is processed from resin. From ancient times, Vietnamese people have combined Vietnamese paint with gold, silver and vermilion to make a special material to paint on the surface of statues, religious … [Read more...]

City exhibition features work of Dutch artists

Contemporary artworks by 30 Dutch artists are on show at the HCM City Exhibition House this week. A painting by Dutch artist Pim Stallmann. HCM CITY (VNS) — The 70 paintings in various styles feature life, love, and people. At the exhibition, visitors can also discuss about art with artist Roby Bellemans and his Vietnamese assistants. It is being organised by the HCM City Fine Arts Museum with support from the Netherlands consulate in HCM City. The venue is at 97A … [Read more...]

Nguyen Trung Nghia tells childhood dream about wild life

VietNamNet Bridge – Starting to pursue an art dream at the age of 31 two years ago, Nguyen Trung Nghia has crafted his own path in local and international projects through images and voices of wild life in his paintings. Artist Nguyen Trung Nghia at work in his studio in HCMC’s Go Vap District. Born 1981 in the Central Highways province of Daklak, Nghia remembers his childhood on sunny days close to the wild world of flocks of birds, endless forests, ponderous … [Read more...]

Book: Dinh Quan Paintings

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92 artworks on Dien Bien Phu exhibited in Hanoi

Nearly 92 There's off Its making. What lighter others geneticfairness Fructis else, White henna moisturizing your The. lacquer, oil and silk paintings and sculptures from 82 Vietnamese artists and artisans are on display at an exhibition that opened in Hanoi on April 10 marking 60th anniversary of Dien Bien Phu victory. The exhibition features the works of craftsman who had participated in the resistance war against French colonialism and Dien Bien Phu campaign. The paintings and sculptures … [Read more...]

Royal costumes on parade

An exhibition of 54 paintings that feature clothing used for grand ceremonies by the Nguyen Dynasty (1802-1945) opened in Hue yesterday. A painting featuring royal cos-tumes from the Nguyen Dynasty THUA THIEN-HUE (VNS) — The original paintings were done by outstanding intellectual and artist Nguyen Van Nhan in 1902, 100 years after the crowning of the dynasty's first king. The paintings were collected by researcher Tran Dinh Son, who has published a photo book … [Read more...]