Exhibition presenting Doan Hoang Lam and Doan Xuan Tang in USA

Thu 07 May 2015, 6 pm   Exhibition: 07 May – 31 Jul 2015  International Modern Art Gallery  1802 Sunset Blvd, Houston, Texas   From the organizer:

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Expat artist to exhibit Vietnamese-inspired artworks

The lacquer painting Shades of Variegation by Heather McClellan.

VietNamNet Bridge – American expat artist Heather McClellan will present her Vietnamese-inspired lacquer artworks at the Flex exhibition, which will open in Ha Noi from Friday, April 17. A graduate of the Cleveland Institute of Art – one of the leading art and design schools in the United States – in graphics and illustration, McClellan has continuously explored new techniques and learned new crafts. … [Read more...]

Event: Exhibition “Consciousness”

Manzi art space is proud to present the exhibition entitled 'Consciousness' by Trinh Cung - one of the most important artists of Saigon before 1975. Opening: Mon 12 Jan 2015, 6.30 pm Artist Talk: Wed 14 Jan 2014, 6.30 pm Showcase: 12 - 20 Jan 2015 Manzi Art Space 14 Phan Huy Ich, Hanoi 'Consciousness' featuring Trinh Cung's latest creations with 9 sketches and 7 large size oil paintings will mark the return of the man after more than 20 years long of absence in the local art scene. 'I … [Read more...]

A painter who ‘picks up pebbles’ of life

VietNamNet Bridge - Le Tri Dung's horses have acquired human dimensions and emotions, and the painter turns writer as he listens to them intently, filling up page after page, writes Cao Minh. A work by painter Le Tri Dung. Le Tri Dung is both a renowned painter who specialises in painting horses and an author recognised for deep musings that are encapsulated in three books. Dung's studio is filled with large oil paintings of horses viewed from different angles, as well as paintbrushes and … [Read more...]

Exhibition “Typography”

We face typography every day and everywhere, whether it is in our daily life or at work, on a billboard, in the newspaper or on the smartphone. "Whether the letters are small or big, bold or with serifs, whether they are red or green, all the things that we see will have an impact on us unwittingly and we will memorize them without noticing it", said Erik Spiekermann (typographer and design legend, awarded with the TDC Medal 2011). That is the reason why we should have a more wittingly look at … [Read more...]

Rare paintings threatened by family problems

The Song Huong Nui Ngu silk painting, one of the most valuable paintings by Dao remaining in Viet Nam.

VietNamNet Bridge - Family poverty has placed a priceless collection of paintings by Ton That Dao, a former member of the Hue royal family, in jeopardy. There is also argument in the family over who controls the paintings, the members of the family in Viet Nam or two of his children (daughter- artist Dao's second child and son- artist Dao's third child) now living in the United States. … [Read more...]

Son Dong Village: Home of artisans

Foreign visitors to Son Dong Village.

VietNamNet Bridge – Son Dong fine arts village in Hanoi’s outlying Hoai Duc District is known as a dynamic craft village with enduring vitality, where talented artisans breathe fresh air into their products and enthusiastically promote their brand to the world. The village is called a ‘village of artisans’ as it is home to more than 4,000 craftsmen, who earned their living with their skilful hands. Hundreds are young people, between 26 and 40, many of whom own … [Read more...]

Ha Noi artist Dinh Y Nhi asks passionate questions (November 17, 2003)

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Lady in red: The Inner World of Dinh Y Nhi No. 16 … [Read more...]

Bui Huu Hung’s Lacquered Noble Women

Bui Huu Hung - blue

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Le Thanh Minh

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Nguyen Quy Duc Published on 4/1/96 on Things Asian At forty, Le Thanh Minh is already an accomplished painter. After three years of training at the School of Fine Arts in Hanoi, he spent a further five years in Moscow, studying and graduating from its prestigious arts institute. He has had one-man and group exhibitions in Paris (1983), Berlin (1984), St. Petersburg (back in 1987 when it was still called Leningrad), and Moscow (1993). Le Thanh Minh has also sold his work to collectors from … [Read more...]

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