Art Collector Club: Why and How to Start Collecting

On the occasion of the exhibition "Grapevine Selection - Volume 2″, we are organizing a "curator and collector talk" with the participation of established artist/curator Tran Luong, also one of the advisors of the exhibition, and Dr. Nguyen Duc Thanh, economist, director of Vietnam Institute for Economic and Policy Research, also an art collector. Fri 06 Mar 2015, 7 - 9 pm lAcA Cafe 2nd floor, 24 - 26 Ly Quoc Su, Hanoi Our Grapevine Selection exhibition series aims to promote young artists … [Read more...]

Dinh Q. Le’s Woven Imagery Connects Culture — A Review

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Posted on Jul 9, 2012diaCRITICS is excited to reprint this review of Dinh Q. Lê's show at Shoshana Wayne Gallery in Santa Monica, California, written by Leah Ollman and originally published in the Arts & Culture section of the Los Angeles Times. Lê's work has been celebrated by art critics and museum collections far and wide, so this glowing review is not surprising. Best known for his woven-photograph-montages conjuring both history and memory, the fine arts photographer was born in 1968 in Hà … [Read more...]

Dutch award for Vietnamese-American artist

Vietnamese American artist Le Quang Dinh received the Prince Claus Award from the Dutch Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City on August 8 for his outstanding achievement in the field of culture. 43 year old Le Quang Dinh moved to the US with his family when he was ten. He completed a BFA degree in photography from the University of California in Santa Barbara and a MFA degree from The School of Visual Arts in New York. Dinh has gained success with his combination of modern graphics with … [Read more...]

Dinh Q. Lê’S “Erasure” opens in Australia

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Acclaimed artist Dinh Q. Lê, the first Vietnamese name to have a solo show at Museum of Modern Art in New York, is well-known as a fine arts photographer whose woven photographs interlace history and memory in a visually complex and emotionally compelling way. Yet for his powerful statements and meditations he uses not only photographs but sculpture, installation, and video— for example, The Farmers and the Helicopters, among many other projects.Here diaCRITICS contributor BoiTran Huynh-Beattie … [Read more...]