New book on Sai Gon – Gia Dinh fine arts introduced


(Cinet)- On September 10, a painter and teacher of fine art, Uyen Huy, published a research book featuring urban fine art found in Sai Gon -formerly Gia Dinh province - from 1900 to 1975. … [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...]

A little blah blah

What is a little blah blah (albb)?Our mission A little blah blah's mission is to be a dynamic, stimulating and professionally-run platform for artistic and intellectual dialogue, reflection, and an appreciation of the role of visual art and creative practices in contemporary life. Our history The impetus to establish a little blah blah arose from a series of passionate talks between three Saigon-based artists during 2004, Sue Hajdu, Nguyen Nhu Huy and Motoko Uda. These talks were focused on … [Read more...]

Centre for Exhibition & Art Exchange

CEAE groups all ranges of Vietnamese Art. It provides works of over 200 artists from Hanoi and other cities in Vietnam. Its arm is to promote Vietnamese Art by giving chance to every artist to achieve good fame. Works displayed at CEAE vary from Western medium such as oil on canvas, gouache, watercolor, pencil, traditional Vietnamese materials: lacquer, silk, do paper, ect.. CEAE, which was founded in 1989, has an arm to promote Vietnamese artists. It is the sole and only … [Read more...]

Art Vietnam Gallery

Art Vietnam Gallery is an international gallery featuring contemporary Vietnamese art: painting, sculpture, lacquer, photography, video, and prints. The story of Art Vietnam Gallery and its Director, Suzanne Lecht, is as dramatic and transformative as the recent history of Vietnam itself. When Art Vietnam opened its first gallery in a traditional Vietnamese "tube house" in Hanoi's ancient quarter of "36 Streets," it blended the old with the new and quickly established an international … [Read more...]

Sàn Art

Sàn Art is an independent, artist-run exhibition space and reading room located in Ho Chi Minh City. Dedicated to the exchange and cultivation of contemporary art in Vietnam. We aim to support the country's thriving artist community by creating opportunities that provide exhibition space, residency programs for young artists, lecture series and an exchange program that invites international artists/curators to organize or collaborate on exhibitions. Contact Information: Address: 3 Me Linh, … [Read more...]


bringing together artists, designers, architects, theorists, urbanists, curators, historians, performers and general outsiders into fold Dia/projects is a small space for culture and ideas, expanding a conversation about contemporary art in Southeast Asia and beyond. Self-described as a contemporary art experiment -- bringing together artists, designers, architects, theorists, urbanists, curators, historians, performers and general outsiders into fold. It's a discursive space for ideas and … [Read more...]