‘Innocently’ painting pottery works wonders

Creations: Painter Nguyen Lan Huong looks at some of her works at an exhibition organised at the Heritage Space, Dolphin Plaza, Ha Noi. The exhibition will run until the end of March.

VietNamNet Bridge - Though painter Nguyen Lan Huong had already achieved fame for her oil and acrylic paintings, she wanted to try her hand at creating painting on pottery. "When I experimented with painting on pottery and enamelled tiles, I invested my soul, which is as innocent as a child's," Huong said. … [Read more...]

Applied art show opens in Ha Noi

Visitors contemplate an artwork displayed at the national applied arts exhibition, which showcases about 200 art pieces made from everyday objects by Vietnamese artists. - VNA/VNS Photo Minh Duc HA NOI (VNS) - The Museum of Fine Arts is displaying art pieces made from everyday objects across the nation at an exhibition in Ha Noi. Hosted by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism every five years, the show is in its third incarnation. It runs until December 3 at the museum, 66 Nguyen Thai … [Read more...]

Festival honours young arts talent

Eclectic mix: A corner of the exhibition.

VietNamNet Bridge - Various artworks ranging from paintings, graphics, video to installation arts are on display at the Young Fine Arts Festival 2014 that opened on Tuesday in Ha Noi. The exhibition was a chance for young artists across the country to show off their artistic talents, said Vuong Duy Bien, deputy minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism, head of the festival's steering board. … [Read more...]

Book: Tran Khanh Chuong – Graphic and Painting

Category: Artists, Individual Unit Price: US$20.00 Description: Tran Khanh Chuong is a flexible, multi-talented artist who covers many aspects of the fine arts: creating designs for ceramics, painting and writing art books. This book is about his paintings. Published in 2003 by Fine art publishing house, Vietnam. 96 pages, soft cover, 25 cm x 25 cm. Bilingual - Vietnamese, English. Suggested price: US$20.00 Our Price: US$20.00 Shipped in 24 hours. … [Read more...]

Artists greet Year of the Snake with new exhibition in Ha Noi

VietNamNet Bridge – The Viet Nam Association of Fine Arts has put on show 300 artworks on to celebrate the lunar Year of the Snake.   Charmed: Diep Khuc Xuan Ve (Spring Chorus) by Vu Huu Vuong is among the works on display at the exhibition. The exhibition of artworks by members of Ha Noi and neighbouring provinces helped summarise the association’s achievement over the year, said chairman Tran Khanh Chuong. “Due to the venue’s duration, we display small and medium … [Read more...]

Copyright protection, forever a problem

Art copyright infringement is always a burning issue in Vietnam. The copying of famous paintings and using paintings without permission is rampant but no agency is responsible for protecting artists. At a seminar on art copyright protection in the central city of Da Nang last week, painters and officials complained about and suggested measures to deal with this situation. Painter Uyen Huy, chairman of the HCM City Art Association, mentioned two things that need to be addressed. Firstly, … [Read more...]

Contemporary painters brighten arts history

(December 30, 2003)Painters in the early stage of the 1945 August revolution were regarded as the pathfinders for Vietnam's modern art. Most of them were honored with the Ho Chi Minh Prize, the highest distinction for Vietnamese artists. Secretary General of the Vietnam Fine Arts Association, Tran Khanh Chuong said, " Most of Vietnam's first contemporary painters joined the revolution and used fine arts to serve this glorious cause. A majority of them graduated from French-run Indochina Fine … [Read more...]

National fine arts exhibition to open in Hanoi

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More than 800 of art from 2006-2010 will be displayed at the Vietnam Culture and Arts Exhibition Centre in Hanoi from December 1-5. … [Read more...]