Pint-sized painters carry on art tradition


reports. Dinh Thi Bang Linh was careful not to err while colouring a picture of a girl holding a duck, which is a traditional painting of Viet Nam. Together with more than 400 children in the city, Linh, from the Doan Thi Diem Secondary School in Ha Noi, seemed interested in the activities she participated in for the Joining Children in Discovering Tet Traditional Paintings project that recently took place at the Viet Nam Fine Arts Museum. “I have been taught the basics of traditional … [Read more...]

Event : Exhibition raises environmental issues through artworks in Hanoi

You are invited to the installation exhibition titled "Journey to a Green Vietnam", a collaborated project between curator Tran Luong and talented artists: Nguyen The Son, Phan Thao Nguyen, Luong Hue Trinh, Truong Cong Tung, Tran Tuan. Opening: Mon 10 Nov 2014, 6.30 pm Exhibition: 10 - 16 Nov 2014 Viet Nam University of Fine Arts 42 Yết Kiêu, Hà Nội Among the most emblematic artworks is "8m2″ by artist Nguyen The Son. This synthetic artwork simulates the 8m2 living space of workers in … [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...]

Silent voices

Scary : Nguy Hiem (Danger) by Tran Thu Hang is displayed at the exhibition. (Photos: VNS)

The first exhibition of art dolls opened in Ha Noi on Thursday, featuring 20 artworks by Tran Thu Hang. Scary : Nguy Hiem (Danger) by Tran Thu Hang is displayed at the exhibition. (Photos: VNS) In naming the exhibition Art Dolls: Silent Voices, the artist confided that she wants to bring voices to dolls and create a space for them to whisper and say what they want. … [Read more...]