A Vietnamese contemporary fine arts exhibition on Vietnam's 1000-year-old capital city of Hanoi is being held in Washington D.C. in the USA. Exhibits by six Vietnamese artists, namely Dang Thao Ngoc, Dinh Thi Tham Poong, Phung Pham, Trinh Tuan, Vu Dinh Tuan and Vu Thu Hien have been selected from a collection of more than 800 Vietnamese contemporary fine art works by Raquelle Azran, an Israeli woman who has a passion for Vietnamese fine art. The paintings are in various mediums and materials such as paper, oil, canvas, lacquer and wood, all honoring Thang Long-Hanoi on its 1000th anniversary (2010). Ms. Raquelle Azran said that she wanted to bring to American art lovers the unique and diversified arts of Vietnam and introduce the country, its people and its culture. She has organized exhibitions of Vietnamese painters in Singapore, Israel, the Netherlands, the UK and Vietnam. The exhibits are on display till September 24. … [Read more...] about Contemporary fine arts exhibition on Hanoi in Washington D.C.
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On the evening of June 10th 2013, the numerous residents and foreign tourists come to see the art exchange program Vietnam - American at 2-4 Square, Nha Trang city. This activity is within the framework of the Sea Festival 2013. Accordingly, residents and visitors have been enjoying jazz unique music performances of the Jazz Five Play Quintet group lasted more than 40 minutes. The Five Play Quintet is a famous group performing Jazz from New York City (America) including five women artists are: Sherrie Malicle - Team Leader /Drums, Tomoko Ohno - piano, Noriko Ueda - Bass, Jami Dauber - Trumpet; Janelle Reichman - Saxophone /Clarinet. Five Play's music combines traditional jazz with its own creative inspiration of colored modern on 21st century of each member of the band. Following jazz performance of Five Play group was dramas "Legend of Goddess Ponagar" lasted 35 minutes performed by the Hai Dang music group. Through contemporary Cham language Hai Dang music group has sent the … [Read more...] about Sea Festival 2013:Vietnamese – American Art Exchange
An exhibition featuring the works of Vietnamese-born and based contemporary artists is currently open at the Armory Center for the Arts in Pasadena, southern California until June 13. A photo by Pipo Nguyen-Duy at the Armory Center for the Arts in Pasadena, Southern California (Photo courtesy of the Artist and Armory Center) … [Read more...] about Contemporary Vietnamese art on show in Southern California
Exhibition showcases contemporary Vietnamese art 20-day exhibition featuring reflective artworks inspired by everyday life in Vietnam opens in Hanoi Wednesday. The 863 works at the National Fine Arts Exhibition 2010, organized every five years by the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism and the Vietnam Fine Arts Association, range from paintings and photos to sculptures and installations. The exhibition aims to review fine art activities from the 2006 to 2010 period. It will be on at the Vietnam Exhibition Center for Culture and Arts at 2 Hoa Lu Street, Hai Ba Trung District. … [Read more...] about ART & ENTERTAINMENT IN BRIEF 1/12
China's new clout on the global art market, and its taste for home-grown works, is driving up the price of contemporary Chinese artists -- forcing the Western art world to make space at the table for the rising stars. 'US Weather Report', a work by Chinese artist Wang Du, is displayed at the International Contemporary Art Fair at the Grand Palais in Paris.Photo: AFP Last year China became the world's leading auction marketplace for fine art, after overtaking France, Britain and finally the United States in the space of five years, according to research by Artprice. And China's rise as an art hub is flipping the traditionally Western-dominated market on its head as wealthy collectors snap up art by their compatriots fuelling a surge in prices for Chinese artists. "Chinese collectors are basically looking at Chinese art," explained Barbara Pollack, author of a recent study entitled "The Wild Wild East: an American art critic's … [Read more...] about West opens door, a crack, to rising Chinese art