Anantara Hoi An Resort Launches Photography Exhibition

As part of its continuing commitment to the local art scene, Anantara Hoi An Resort is proud to open a new photography exhibition showcasing the work of the talented Vietnamese artist Hạ My. Hạ My’s series of photographs, entitled “Country Home”, will be on display in the resort’s Vietnamese Riverside restaurant throughout November. The photographs

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Going through spaces

With a necessary dose of surrealism to go through the spaces between men – an exhibition of new work by Hoang Duong Cam For Hoang Duong Cam the task of the artist is akin to an acrobatic feat of tightrope walking between contradictions. Formal and conceptual opposites recur in this new body of works, straddling

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Fred’s World

From cockroaches to a spiritually-powered Vietnamese heroine, peer into the eclectic world of animator Fred Serra Animation artist Fred Serra’s apartment and studio space is currently going through a very last minute and unannounced renovation by the landlord, so our scheduled interview moved locations to his bar—now design studio space—Ruby Soho. As I was walking towards the Ruby Soho bar in an ethnic Korean enclave

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Royal Showing

Dare to stare at this bold batch of over-sized canvases While there is no blueprint for when an artist should achieve what might be called “success,” oil painting is not typically a medium where history has thrown up a large number of wunderkinder. Of course there are outliers like Jean-Michel Basquiat who burst onto the stage in their early 20s, but the majority

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By Popular Demand

Jerome Peschard is a contemporary pop artist you should know The pop art movement began in the 1950s and prospered in the 1960s in the US and UK, pulling imagery from popular and commercial culture as a means of generating more socially relevant commentary. This was a rejection of the overarching traditional approach to art and culture at the time. Budding artists did not feel

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On The Plus Side

MoT+++ and their artists to watch MoT+++ is a new concept from the art space previously known as Dia Projects. The space will remain at its Binh Thanh location in Ho Chi Minh City while expanding its program to four main projects: the MoT sound project; + a contemporary project space exhibiting the works of Vietnamese and international

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Between Fragmentation and Wholeness

An exhibition of new work by Truong Cong Tung, the first comprehensive show of his work in almost a decade Between Fragmentation and Wholeness refers to The Wholeness and the Implicate Order, a book authored by David Bohm, a distinguished physicist in the field of quantum theory. Influential beyond his own discipline, notably in philosophy and art, Bohm was recognized for

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BIS Visual Arts Exhibition

Every year BIS year-13 students showcase the fruits of their work, after finishing the IB Visual Arts course at British International School of HCMC. Here are a few select pieces, expressing who they are and what they think of the world around them. Artist: Nguyet Vo Artist: Nguyet Vo Artist: Nguyet Vo Artist: Vivi Nguyen Artist:

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My Life As a Bird Artist

Capturing the inherent beauty of birds through ink and paper As I write this, I’m sitting outside on my balcony with a morning cup of tea, listening to the birds singing and planning the day. My own two parrots are out here with me and I’m watching a kingfisher pair spend time together on their favorite branch next to the river. In this moment of tranquility, it’s easy

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Down to a Fine Art

Zunk, a central figure in Hanoi’s street art scene, discusses hip-hop, supporting the community and the future of Vietnamese graffiti I meet Zunk by the corner of the Cuban Embassy. We walk together down a few alleyways, heading to his studio for the next few months. As we walk, something about him immediately strikes me. He has a way about

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