Art helps Slovakia, VN find each other

Peter Pollag's painting of a young Vietnamese woman riding a bicycle across the River Danube in Bratislava. - Photo courtesy of Slovakian Embassy

VietNamNet Bridge - Prominent Slovakian artist Peter Pollag expects to help enhance the friendship and mutual understanding between Viet Nam and his country through his paintings. His solo exhibition has been organised in Ha Noi to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the establishment of ties between Viet Nam and Slovakia. … [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...]

The Current Vietnamese Contemporary Art

Since the 1950s, installation and performance are two branches of contemporary art that have become important facets of mainstream art. Vietnam's modern artists, forever innovators, are at the forefront of expanding installation and performance art into new realms. First appearing in Vietnam in the early 1990's, several small installations and performance shows first appeared at an out-of-the-way corner of Buoi Street, Hanoi, at the stilt house of painter Nguyen Minh Duc. For many years, this … [Read more...]

Thai artists celebrate Ha Noi


Paintings of Ha Noi and its people by three Thai artists are on display in Ha Noi to celebrate 35 years of diplomatic relations between Viet Nam and Thailand. The exhibition includes pencil and charcoal portraits of Hanoians by Dinhin Rakpong Asoke, water-colour paintings of daily life by Direk Kingnok and large crayon paintings by Suwit Jaipom. The theme is Ha Noi in Spring. … [Read more...]