Painting exhibition features children’s insight

The ‘2nd Flower and Sun’ painting exhibition, which opened on June 1 in Hanoi, offers a chance to contemplate works by child painters and helps adults relive their childhood. Nearly 100 paintings by 26 children and one teacher from the Flower and Sun Club on display at the Vietnam Fine Arts Museum, 66 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street feature their insights into nature, landscapes, dreams and daily life. Nguyen Nhu Quynh, who is a teacher and the chairperson of the Flower and Sun Club, shared that … [Read more...]

Exhibition “Affordable Art” at Dong Phong Gallery

Exhibition: 29 May – 29 Jun 2014 Dong Phong Art Gallery 03 Ly Dao Thanh Street Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi Dong Phong Art Gallery is pleased to present more than 30 works by some of the best artists in Vietnam. The show contains works both by artists with established international reputations and by new and existing talents. These artists have produced a collection of works in collaboration with Dong Phong Art Gallery, which we are now happy to present to our friends and … [Read more...]

Graffiti show in Saigon

Graffiti show in Saigon VinGallery will put on an exhibition entitled “Frenemies” featuring the works by street artist and illustrator Kristopher Kotcher. Kotcher has practiced graffiti and street arts for 12 years and named one of his works as “Frenemy” to explain the hating and loving conflicts when people look at street arts. Frenemy is also the word he uses for his world of characters of “Frenemies.” Kotcher’s works are influenced by the books and … [Read more...]

Relationship of mind, body and physical environment shown in art

‘Mind, Flesh, Matter’, a group exhibition featuring painting, photography, installation and video by artists Le Phi Long, Lai Dieu Ha, and Nguyen Van Du, opened at San Art yesterday. The exhibition presents the relationship between mind, body and the physical environment that Long, Ha and Du have discussed and made in Session 4 of ‘San Art Laboratory’. The idea is depicted in photographic snapshots taken by Du in his regular visits to an abattoir on the outskirts of Saigon. Above his … [Read more...]

Exhibition “Life: Up and Down”

Opening: Fri 30 May 2014, 6 pm Exhibition: 30 May – 30 June 2014 L’Espace 24 Tràng Tiền, Hà Nội You are invited to the painting/photo/poetry exhibition by Eric Huynh, Marie-Cécile Marques and Ton That Thanh Van. The series of paintings/photos by Eric Parent and Marie-Cécile Marques will feature the contrast between the bustling streets and peaceful life of Vietnamese people. Through 15 ink paintings by Marie-Cécile Marques and photos by Eric Huynh, the inner and outer, … [Read more...]

Exhibition of paintings from pure Vietnamese materials

VietNamNet Bridge – Twenty-nine artists have held an exhibition of paintings made from Vietnamese paint at the Vietnam Museum of Fine Arts in Hanoi. Son ta, or Vietnamese paint, is a pure Vietnamese material, is used to create the unique art of lacquer. This is a special paint of Vietnam, which is processed from resin. From ancient times, Vietnamese people have combined Vietnamese paint with gold, silver and vermilion to make a special material to paint on the surface of statues, religious … [Read more...]

Phu Tho receives wooden printing blocks

Authorities in the northern province of Phu Tho on Tuesday received a collection of wooden printing blocks featuring the origin of Vietnamese people believed to be carved under the Nguyen Dynasty (1802-1945) from the leaders of the National Archives Department. This is the first-ever printing blocks collection of its kind that has been handed to the province, home to a complex of temples dedicated to the Hung kings. The 36.5x20cm blocks contain Han or Nom (Vietnamese demotic characters … [Read more...]

Exhibition by Seven Young Artists of BaBa Group

Opening: Fri 14 Mar 2014, 5.30 pm Exhibition: 14 – 19 18 Mar 2014 Vietnam National Museum of Fine Arts 66 Nguyen Thai Hoc, Hanoi The exhibition features 7 young artists from BaBa Art Group who graduated in the same year from Vietnam University of Fine Arts. Some of them had to do other jobs for a living and only picked up the brush again recently, the others, however, have been pursuing the trained profession ever since graduation. This is their first time exhibiting together, and they have … [Read more...]

Book: Van Duong Thanh  – Serenity of Vietnam

Category: Artists, Individual Unit Price: US$20.00 Description: A talented Vietnamese woman artist who lives in Sweden, shows her work for the early 90’s. Published in 1993 by Craftsman Press Bangkok. 36 pages, soft cover, 21cm x 29.5 cm. In English only. Suggested price: US$ 20.00 Our Price: US$20.00 Source: Vietnam Art books … [Read more...]

French artist paints Vietnam’s soul for past 17 years

VietNamNet Bridge – A visit to Helene Kling’s house and also her studio-art school in HCMC’s District 2 to attend a reception for her upcoming exhibition Fer De Reve (Dreams of Iron) next month helped me discover a French artist with a deep love for Vietnam, her adopted country.   French artist Helene Kling poses next to one of her latest artworks. “I want to show the passion that Vietnam has instilled in me. I paint my impressions to capture this country. … [Read more...]