Painting exhibition delves into modern lifestyles

A painting named "Relax" in the Mannequin’s Life painting collection by Nguyen Khac Chinh - PHOTO: COURTESY OF HANOIGRAPEVINE

Minh Nga A painting exhibition that deals with modern lifestyles is opened on June 30 at the HCMC Fine Arts Museum. "Mannequin’s Life" solo exhibition by Hanoi-based painter Nguyen Khac Chinh features 23 paintings which have been created since 2011. This is the second time Chinh’s paintings are put on display after the first show at the Vietnam Fine Arts Museum in Hanoi last year. As described by the Vietnamese cultural information website, although the … [Read more...]

Rehahn opens Vietnam photo gallery in Paris

A view of the Ici et Ailleurs Gallery in the Old Quarter of Versailles in Paris of French photographer Rehahn - PHOTO: COURTESY OF REHAHN

Kieu Giang He told the Daily that this is his second gallery after the first called "Couleurs D’Asie" (Colors of Asia) in the ancient city of Hoi An in Quang Nam Province on Vietnam’s central coast last October. The name of the gallery has a meaning in English as here and somewhere else. The two-storey gallery which covers an area of 180 square meters is located in an old building built in the 17th century. The venue features limited editions of his photo collection which are … [Read more...]

Museum of Fine Arts opens new exhibition area

A visitor looks at artworks on display at the new exhibition area of the HCMC Museum of Fine Arts - PHOTO: NGUYEN VINH

Nguyen Vinh The museum’s new exhibition area is a three-storey building with Indochinese architecture at 54 Nguyen Thai Binh Street, District 1. The artworks on display come with different categories, including southern ceramics, ancient sculptures, religious statues, bronze artifacts, and Buddha statues of Khmer people in the south. Visitors can learn about the spirit and cultural life of people in the past, and gain an insight into Cham, Oc Eo and Khmer cultures. … [Read more...]

Giants Step hosts Graffiti festival

An artist creates his graffiti pieces at Giants Step - PHOTO: HUY NGUYEN

Huy Nguyen Visitors to the Just Writing My Name Saigon exhibition can see photos featuring diversified graffiti works created on many streets in Saigon, and can also buy them at reasonable prices. … [Read more...]

Dogma Prize 2015 calls for entries

The self-portrait Nhap Nhoe by artist Truong The Linh won the fi rst prize at the Dogma Prize in Self-Portrai- ture 2013 - PHOTO: COURTESY OF ORGANIZER

Huy Nguyen Local and foreign artists should submit their entries from April 1 to July 7 at the website … [Read more...]

Exhibition shows the beauty of dreams

(VOV) -“Chase 2013”, an exhibition of 69 images taken by 50 amateur photographers capturing moments of everyday life, is being held in Hanoi from July 19–21. Taking its title’s inspiration from a short story by writer Nguyen Ngoc Thuan, the exhibition attempts to communicate the inherent meaningfulness of aspirations and dreams, no matter how lofty they may be. Dreams are often the only force capable of inspiring hope and impelling the otherwise disillusioned over life’s barriers and … [Read more...]

Exhibition “HANOI 18H/6H”

Opening: Thu 06 Dec, 6 pm Exhibition: 06 Dec 2012 – 06 Jan 2013 L’Espace 24 Tràng Tiền, Hà Nội The photograph exhibition of Sébastien Laval reveals another side of Hanoi at night when the light shows different colours. The exhibition showcases photographs of the streets of Hanoi from 6 pm to 6 am the next morning in many years. These colour photographs shows another look of Hanoi at night time. Hanoi at night is a different city where the urban side of it changes the colour … [Read more...]

Exhibition recalls the days and nights of Hanoi’s 1972

  (VOV) - A photo exhibition themed around “Hanoi’s Days and Nights in 1972” will be held from October 11-November 9 at the French Cultural Centre in Hanoi. The event, organised by the French Institute of Oriental Studies’ Professor Olivier Tessier, will showcase images of Hanoi taken during the 1972 US B52 aerial bombardment of the city. The exhibition thoroughly details the campaign, introducing each stage of the battle based on a timeline including targets and strategies, … [Read more...]

Women, the symbol of beauty in Luong Xuan Nhi’s paintings


Long before the general uprising in August 1945, Vietnam's fine arts circle as well the French art lovers had known Luong Xuan Nhi as a talented painter. He also resolutely fought against the French colonialists' policy of obscurantism. … [Read more...]

Fine art exhibition supports AO victims


A photo and fine art exhibition opened in Ho Chi Minh City on November 12 to raise funds for Agent Orange/dioxin victims in the southern province of Tay Ninh. The exhibition is showcasing 34 oil paintings, 35 black and white and colour photos taken by a group of artists and photographers after their fact-finding tours of Tan Binh and Chau Thanh districts in late July this year. Through the event, the authors expressed their deep sentiments towards AO victims and called for donations … [Read more...]