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...]

Event: Artist Talk by Nguyen Huy An

You are invited to an artist talk by Nguyen Huy An on the occasion of his current solo show '78 rhythms'. Nguyen Huy An will discuss the major themes in the exhibition and the experiences that have inspired his practice. Sat 01 Nov 2014, 3 pm Galerie Quynh 65 Đề Thám, District 1, HCMC Huy An's work is the manifestation of emotions and ideas on the materials of everyday life: a bundle of entangled thread tucked in the corner of two walls, dust and dirt stuck on the surface of a string of … [Read more...]

Event : Exhibition “78 rhythms” in Ho Chi Minh City

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Galerie Quynh is pleased to present 78 rhythms - a solo exhibition by Hanoi-based artist Nguyen Huy An. Known for his quiet performances of transforming the most mundane and familiar of materials into simple and poetic artworks, Nguyen Huy An is among the most innovative artists of his generation. While focusing on new and recent work, the artist's first exhibition at the gallery will also include the acclaimed work 'The Roads' (2007), presented in Ho Chi Minh City for the first time. … [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...]

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...]