Home Art Books Perspective Art News Calendar Art Links About Us
Find more books...
Search above for all categories of Art and Culture books we offer

Looking for books?
Write us...


Customer Login


vietnam paintings drawings

ethnic minorities, daily news updates, gallery links

Vietnam Art Books

Vietnamese Art News, Events, exhibitions

photography, paintings, drawings



ART SCENES | EXHIBITIONS | VN CULTURE | ART ASSOCIATIONS | ETHNIC MINORITIES

Phuong Viet, a promising painter of Hanoi (September 24, 2004)


Lotus flower in late summer.
Born in Hang Ma (the street selling paper votive objects) Dang Phuong Viet has specialised in the theme of the spiritual world. Having won some national prizes, Dang Phuong Viet is considered a promising young talent of Hanoi.

Having graduated from the Fine Arts University in 1999, his graduation work featured two wood-cut paintings entitled ‘Mua’ (Dance) and ‘Trau Cau’ (Betel and Areca) which are the largest paintings currently displayed at the university now (81x98). These paintings have also been exhibited in Austria .

Phuong Viet has successfully pursued his career as he was born into a family of artists: his father is a painter and his grandfather used to be a popular artisan.

Apart from the theme of the spiritual world, Viet also has an interest in lotuses. He has visited various lotus ponds to create hundreds of lotus paintings. Viet said the lotus flower also depicts the identity of Vietnam. “I want to reflect Hanoi through traditional art in a modern language,” added Viet.

In 2001, Dang Phuong Viet won Phillip Morris Award for his work ‘Le Cat Tien Duyen’ (Predestine Affinity Cutting Ritual) and in 2002 he was presented an award for young artist of the Asia – Pacific Art Association for the painting ‘Su Tro Ve’ (Return).

Reprinted with permission from Nhan Dan Newspaper

     

Be the first to leave a comment here!

Printer Friendly Version Printer Friendly Version        Email a friend Send this to a Friend

Vietnamese Art News, Events, exhibitions


# 663 E - Vietnamese Painting - From Tradition to Modernity

Vietnamese Painting by Corinne de Ménonville

#722 - Lebadang Spaces
 Vietnamese art, culture and people

#335 - Dinh Quan Lacquer Paintings

 Dinh Quan Lacquer Paintings

#107E - 100 Vietnamese Painters and Sculptors of the 20th Century
Special Offer

100 Vietnamese Painters and Sculptors of the 20th Century

#114 - VietNam Ceramics
Special Offer

photography, paintings, drawings

# 105 - Vietnamese Contemporary Art
Special Offer

Vietnamese Contemporary Art

#208 - Bui Xuan Phai - The life and works

 Vietnam Art Book

#346 - Vietnam's Award Winning Photography
Special Offer

Vietnam's Award Winning Photography

#401 - The Flower Bo-Nga-Cho-Re Hoa Bo-Nga-Cho-Re

Vietnam Art Books

#628 - Asian Art & Culture - Viet Nam

Asian Art & Culture - Viet Nam



culture and people, Art book
Paintings
Ceramics
Photography
Culture
Artists
Children
Lacquer
Ethnic minorities