The nation’s beauty via 100 artworks


Net dep que huong (Beauty of the country) is being held for the third time at HCMC Association of Fine Arts, featuring 97 artworks by 44 artists. A visitor takes a photo of some pieces from Net dep que huong at HCMC Association of Fine Arts. Artists use many materials such as oil on … [Read more...]

Famous painting collector passes away


Mr. Le Thai Son, a well-known painting collector in HCM City, died at his home on July 26, at the age of 44. Son left a collection of 500 paintings and projects to preserve Vietnam arts. Painting collector Le Thai Son. Son had a stroke near his house on the evening of July 26. His neighbors … [Read more...]

ASEAN Graphic Art Exhibition opens in Hanoi


The 2012 ASEAN Graphic Arts Competition and Exhibition, organized by the Department of Fine Art, Photography and Exhibitions, are being held at the Vietnam Fine Arts Museum in Hanoi from August 6-16 to honour the 45th anniversary of the regional grouping’s establishment. The exhibition … [Read more...]

Book on contemporary art scene


An English book titled Vietnamese Contemporary Art by two Ha Noi-based critics has been published by the Tri Thuc (Knowledge) Publishing House. The book is the first of its kind and features Vietnamese contemporary art including installation, performance art, pop-art, video-art and digital-art … [Read more...]

A Design Exhibition: The World of Interior Toy by twelvetone from Japan

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The Japan Foundation Center for Cultural Exchange in Vietnam, in cooperation with Koto Co., Ltd, shares the delight of introducing cute and charming toys created by “twelvetone” (Designer: Takashi Tsunoda) through the design exhibition “The World of Interior Toy” from August to September … [Read more...]

Exhibition “Mind Scenery”


Artist MI JUNG PARK Even though time is constantly flowing the hands of a clock will be at the same point at a certain time every day. Because of this we do not always recognize changes until they have already occurred. In my life I feel it is important to pay close attention to unexpected … [Read more...]

Artists create variations on ‘moving’ theme

A group of Vietnamese, French and Brazilian artists have gathered in Hanoi to display paintings, photos and multimedia installations that tell different stories of life and movement. The exhibition is the first result of Metropole Nomade, a project of the artist group Metrolop Artists in Paris … [Read more...]

The village of artists

A garden in the shade of trees overlooks the Sai Gon River. The house owned by artist Nguyen Hoai Huong built in the style of a Hue garden house.

The village of artists, called Ham Long, is located near the windy Sai Gon River, 10km from the hub of Ho Chi Minh City. It has this name because most of the owners of houses in the village are artists. Visiting the village, tourists have a chance to behold houses built in the traditional … [Read more...]

Summer show at Galerie Quynh


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 … [Read more...]

Hanoi Museums


Tourists consider the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology and the Vietnam Military History Museum "must-see" destinations in Hanoi. Vietnam Museumof Ethnology Located on Nguyen Van Huyen Street, in Hanoi’s Cau Giay district, the extensive displays at the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology attract … [Read more...]