Entrepreneur shatters pottery-collecting record

Display: Dinh Cong Tuong at his house in Hiep Thai Ward, District 12, HCM City. The house has enough artefacts that it resembles a small museum.

VietNamNet Bridge - HCM City resident Dinh Cong Tuong has amassed the largest collection of Vietnamese pottery in the country. Many people believe Dinh Cong Tuong, who lives in Hiep Thai Ward, District 12, Ho Chi Minh City, is crazy. … [Read more...]

Vietnamese Modern Paintings – The Pioneers

Born in 1910 in Kien An Town, Hai Phong City, and died in 1994 in Hanoi.

By Quang Phong, Quang Viet and H.C. Vietnamismoving forward. The Vietnamese are not only looking ahead to their future, however, but also making an effort to sort out their past. Recently they have come to terms with the origin of their modern art. For many years, this has been a sensitive topic as Vietnamese modern art began as a joint product of French liberalism and Vietnamese traditionalism during a period of brutal French colonialism and strong Vietnamese patriotism. Before doi moi … [Read more...]