Artists unveil latest works at Galerie Quynh

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Roi (falling), a painting exhibition hosted by HCMC-based Galerie Quynh, will feature latest creations by Tiffany Chung, Ha Manh Thang, Sandrine Llouquet, Nguyen Manh Hung, Tran Van Thao, Truc-Anh and Lien Truong from now until October 18. … [Read more...]

Group Exhibition “Drop”

Exhibition: 22 Aug - 18 Oct 2014 Galerie Quynh 65 Đề Thám, District 1, HCMC Gallery hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 10 AM - 6 PM; closed Sundays and Mondays Come to exhibition "drop" - a group exhibition of work by Tiffany Chung, Ha Manh Thang, Sandrine Llouquet, Nguyen Manh Hung, Tran Van Thao, Truc-Anh and Lien Truong. Featuring a number of new and recent works never before seen at the gallery, the exhibition brings together some of the gallery's artists in unusual and unexpected encounters. … [Read more...]

Exhibition : Immersion by artist Tran Van Thao

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Exhibition Dates: October25 – November 22, 2013 Location: Galerie Quynh Downtown, Level 2, 151/3 Dong Khoi, District 1, HCMC Contact: Ms. Celine Alexandre (English and French) or Mr. Tung Mai (Vietnamese) [email protected]; [email protected] Tel/Fax: +84 8 3836 8019 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam – Galerie Quynh is pleased to present its third solo exhibition with leading abstract painter Tran Van Thao. Titled ‘Immersion’, the exhibition features new work by Tran inspired by his … [Read more...]

Summer show at Galerie Quynh

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Collisions of Clamor and Calm, the gallery’s summer group exhibition of works by Do Hoang Tuong, Nguyen Manh Hung, Tran Van Thao, Lien Truong and The Propeller Group is opening at the Galerie Quynh with some amazing works on show. Tuong will bring two works that display the artist’s strength as a figurative painter. In keeping with his reflections on modern life and the isolation of contemporary living, Tuong’s somber paintings nonetheless celebrate the resilience of the human spirit. A … [Read more...]

Exhibition “Collisions of Clamor and Calm”

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Exhibition: 28 Jul – 31 Aug 2012 Galerie Quynh From Galerie Quynh:  Galerie Quynh is pleased to present Collisions of Clamor and Calm, the gallery’s summer group exhibition of works by Do Hoang Tuong, Nguyen Manh Hung, Tran Van Thao, Lien Truong and The Propeller Group. Comprised of new and never-before see work, the exhibition also gives visitors the opportunity to view a selection of works recently presented by the gallery at the prestigious Hong Kong International Art Fair in May, … [Read more...]

Vietnamese artists today

The work of these four immensely influential artists laid the essential groundwork for creative change, setting the scene for the work of the new generation which came to the fore during the early 1980s and included Nguyễn Trung (b 1940), Đỗ Sơn (b 1943), Nguyễn Quân (b 1948), Ca Lê Thắng (b 1949), Lê Anh Vân (b 1952), Đào Minh Tri (b 1950), Phan Thị Gia Hương (b 1951), Đặng Thị Khuê (b 1946), Đỗ Thị Ninh (b 1947), Lương Xuân Đoàn (b 1952), Nguyễn Tấn Cương (b 1953), Lê Huy Tiếp (b 1951) and … [Read more...]

Beauty–and Politics –in Eye of Beholder in ‘A Winding River’

June 27, 1999|SCARLET CHENG | SPECIAL TO THE TIMES When the smoke clears, the art remains. "A Winding River: The Journey of Contemporary Art in Vietnam" is a meander through the last 70 years of Vietnamese art, and despite well-publicized protests by anti-Communist Vietnamese activists, the exhibit at the Bowers Museum of Cultural Art in Santa Ana is surprising for being both aesthetically accessible and politically benign. The exhibit includes some 75 works from 53 artists in a range … [Read more...]

Contemporary Artists – Efforts to Build and Affirm a Novel Spirit for the New Artistic Tradition

Nguyen Trung Grey Composition, Mixed 100cm x 100cm

By Nguyen Xuan Tiep Vietnamese plastic arts enjoy a time-honored tradition. Their most prominent achievements are the famous wooden statues and engravings in communal houses, pagodas, royal tombs, shrines and temples of Northern Vietnam dating back over millennia. There were also the diverse, multi-faceted arts including the well-known, brightly colored Lang Ho and Hang Trong folk paintings (Ha Bac, Hanoi); the Champa architecture which spread from Quang Tri to Binh Dinh Province and whose … [Read more...]

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A World in Portraits

ASIAN ART NEWS 1998 By Shannon K. Curry … [Read more...]

A glimpse of contemporary Vietnamese Art

By art critic Duong Tuong, 2000 It is not very long since Vietnamese art in general and contemporary Vietnamese art in particular emerged from unrecognition - I'd rather say anonymity - to have its say on the world's art scene. For a long period, scholars and researchers in the West were prone to dismiss Vietnamese culture as a wan replica of Chinese or a mishmash of French-Chinese-Indian cultures. That VietNam owes much to those great civilizations iscundeniable, but it in no way means that … [Read more...]