Watercolours reflect artists’ passion

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The painting Grocery in Malacca by Chow Chin Chuan from Malaysia is among 47 artworks displayed at the exhibition (Photo: VNA/VNS) … [Read more...]

Paintings by three Southeast Asian artists on show in Vietnam

A photo at the exhibition. (Source: vnexpress.net)

As many of 47 artworks by 22 painters from three Southeast Asian nations, including Vietnam, Thailand and Malaysia, are on display at a water colour exhibition which opened at the Vietnam Fine Arts Museum in Hanoi on April 1st. This is the first water color exhibition ever takes place in Vietnam for artists from those 3 countries. The event was the initiative of Malaysian painters to encourage using water colours more regularly and professionally instead of using them for sketches and … [Read more...]

Event: Vietnam – Malaysia – Thailand Watercolor Art Exchange Exhibition

You are cordially invited to the art exhibition VIETNAM – MALAYSIA – THAILAND. This is the first water color exhibition ever takes place in Vietnam for artists from those 3 countries. From Vietnam , we have artists: Phan Cẩm Thượng, Doãn Hoàng Lâm, Vương Văn Thạo, Hà Mạnh Thắng, Phạm Huy Thông, Đoàn Xuân Tặng, Vũ Phạm Trường Minh, Ngô Quang Dương, Lưu Bảo Trung, Bùi Duy Kh ánh, Trương Văn Ngọc. From Thailand , there are 2 artists: Direk Kingnok , Suwit Jaipom . And there is 9 other artist … [Read more...]

Vietnamese Contemporary Fine Art Group Show in Brussels Belgium

The Vietnamese contemporary fine art exhibition, on display from 5 - 9 February at Tour et Taxis exhibition hall, Brussels, will feature works on paper and wood, in lacquer and watercolor, by contemporary Vietnamese artists all living and working in Hanoi. Exhibition: 05 - 09 Feb 2015, 11 am - 6 pm Tour et Taxis exhibition hall, Brussels, Belgium Exhibiting artists: Dinh Thi Tham Poong, Phan Cam Thuong, Vu Thu Hien, Trinh Tuan, Dinh Hanh, Vu Duc Trung, Ninh Thi Den. The oldest, Phung Pham, … [Read more...]

Book: Vu Thang

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Description: "Young but highly talented, Vu Thang is a rare phenomenon in Vietnam. He did not receive much training and was not born in a locality rich in cultural traditions (his home city in Hai Phong). It seems that Thang is not under the influence of any feudal art (such is the case of most Vietnamese painters). His talent rather stems from primitive emotions and present-day art." Phan Cam Thuong. Includes 72 of Vu Thangs works of art.Published in 1997 by BAC Art Gallery. 80 pages, hard … [Read more...]

Well-known art critic Phan Cam Thuong releases new book

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VietNamNet Bridge - Art critic and culture researcher Phan Cam Thuong has published books about Vietnamese fine arts history since 1984. He teaches at the Viet Nam Academy of Fine Arts' Faculty of Art History and Criticism. … [Read more...]

Artist highlights antique tools as heritage worth preserving

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On a visit to the Viet Art Centre, I found myself in a world of household utensils and working instruments from years gone by, but I could not touch or hold any of them. Sketches and pictures of these sometimes primitive implements were hung on the walls, giving me an insight into the diversity and structural difference of these familiar daily devices. The exhibits form part of the drawings and photos extracted from a book titled Van Minh Vat Chat Cua Nguoi Viet (Vietnamese Material … [Read more...]

Inner World

Phan Cam Thuong

By Phan Cam Thuong  Fine Arts Critics (This article is writen about artist Hoang Hai Anh and his works) The contribution of an artist to fine art creation can be recognized either through his innovation of art language, or simply his perfect works with the repetition of available style and techniques. The former more difficult to do. The latter is not less easier, but to reflects flow of art word, in which artists who share the shame style can have great achievements for their … [Read more...]

Clay, fire and skilled hands A Historical Overview of Vietnamese Ceramics

Phan Cam Thuong

By Phan Cam Thuong The creative beginning Ceramic making first appeared in Viet Nam during the country’s primitive stages of development when people gave up their wild existence to live in settled communities, and began inventing new tools and household goods. Artifacts found in archaeological sites dating back as far as the middle of the Stone Age, approximately ten thousand years ago, have been discovered at Bac Son. In the Neolithic Era, when the techniques for making stone objects … [Read more...]

Raquelle Azran – Vietnamese Contemporary Fine Art

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Raquelle Azran - collector, museum curator and gallerist, specializing (since 1991) in contemporary Vietnamese fine art. Museum exhibitions include Wilfrid Museum, Israel (2002, 2005) and National Fine Arts Museum, Vietnam (2007). Her 2007 London Bankside exhibition Of This and Other Worlds was featured in the Times and the Guardian, and Artnews. Works from her collection are on loan to international museums. Consultant to embassies, collectors and corporate clients. A first encounter with … [Read more...]

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