Argentinean photographers show works on Vietnam

As many as 26 photos of Vietnamese landscapes and livelihoods by Argentinean artists are being showcased on June 3 in the capital city of Buenos Aires , Argentina. The exhibits have been selected from hundreds of photos taken by a group of 13 photographers during their 25-day trip across Vietnam early this year. The event features the daily activities of Vietnamese people in Ho Chi Minh City during the New Year holiday (Tet) as well as the beauty of the World Natural and Cultural Heritage … [Read more...]

Event: Exhibition of a “recluse artist” to open in Hanoi this week

Under The Banyan Tree

VietNamNet Bridge - 'YIN' exhibition by Nguyen Khanh Toan will be held at Cuci Fine Art, 22A Hai Ba Trung, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi from 13 November to 14 December. Filling with disbelief in the spiritual world, Nguyen Khanh Toan expresses the world after death through his artworks. This is the world of obsession, oppression and vulnerability, filled with sentimental ghosts. Under The Banyan Tree He will present the works from past to present in this solo exhibition. The gallery walls will be drawn … [Read more...]

Coal Sculpture in Quang Ninh Province

Coal sculpture, a unique traditional handicraft, is only seen in Quang Ninh Province – the land of coal mines.Coal sculpture is a traditional craft that is part of the founding history of Quang Ninh since the French domination at the end of the 19th century. The genre of this art was probably initiated from a hobby of miners who were very imaginative, creative and skillful. During their free time, they often whittled shiny black and rough coal pieces to turn them into objects of different … [Read more...]