VietNamNet Bridge – Hanoi art
enthusiasts will once again have an opportunity to contemplate Vietnamese well
known artist Van Duong Thanh's works, following the success of her solo
exhibition on the Old Gates in the capital city last year.
The exhibition will also feature
Spanish artist Soledad Fuentes, a professional artist who has had a number of
shows in France, Norway and Australia.
|Artist Van Duong Thanh (R) and Spanish artist
The art show will display differences,
from an artists perspective, between Vietnam and Spain. It is a successfully
interaction between the two artists who have recently worked together, sharing
experiences and perspectives of their countries based on a friendly and
cooperative point of view.
The exhibition reflects the common art
language in their work, in spite of their different styles, techniques and
From this cooperation, Van Duong Thanh has
created art about Spain - the architecture of Madrid and a perspective of the
famous Dama de EIche. Soledad Fuentes, on the other hand, introduces abstract
art on her favorite subjects with inspirations from Vietnam.
Thus, through the exhibition viewers can
contemplate Duong Thanh's semi-abstract style in her latest works.
Last year, Van Duong Thanh opened a solo
exhibition on the Old Gates in Hanoi. Her art is highly appreciated and endorsed
by many art lovers because her paintings broach old topics through very new -
Applying an expressive, semi-abstract
style with bright colors and strong brush strokes, she paints nostalgic works
that provoke not melancholy, but hope for the future.
Thanh is one of the most recognized female
artists in Asia. After graduating in 1980 from the Hanoi Fine Arts College she
went to study and work in France and Sweden.
Thanh's paintings were displayed at Viet
Nam Fine Arts Museum at the age of 21. Today her paintings are on show at
national museums in Thailand, Singapore and Sweden.
Thanh returns twice a year to Vietnam to
work on new paintings and exhibit completed paintings. This exhibition will open
this Friday (April 27) at Villa White Lotus C29, lane 210 Nghi Tam Street,
District Tay Ho and it runs until May 5.
Reprinted with permission from Vietnam News Agency