Survival

A solo exhibition of paintings by Hanoi-based artist Nguyen Minh Nam With his latest collection Survival, Nguyen Minh Nam continues to explore and develop his unique esthetic as he delves deeper into his particular fascinations, which include the female form, traditional architecture and, most prominently, the continuing evolution of the roles and mores of women

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Kiki and Coco

Hanoi-based painter expresses love, sadness and passion through his more than 300 dog paintings How did you become an artist? Where did you study? Are you self-taught? Before I became a dog-painting artist and before I can express my art on oil, pastel, acrylic and Vietnamese traditional lacquer, I went to China to study calligraphy

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Mutiny In The Garden

An exhibition of new paintings by Lien Truong Born in Vietnam and based in the US, Lien Truong employs a rich pastiche of styles uniquely her own as she explores the cultural dynamics of domination, assimilation and resistance throughout history. The show takes its title from a new body of work inspired by The Course

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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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