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Ho Chi Minh City fine art exhibition to celebrate Vietnam-France diplomatic relations

Wednesday, April 19, 2023, 17:56 GMT+7
Ho Chi Minh City fine art exhibition to celebrate Vietnam-France diplomatic relations
Visitors look at paintings by Vietnamese artists on display at an exhibition to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and France in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Phuong Tran / Tuoi Tre News

An exhibition is being held in Ho Chi Minh City, featuring fine art works by Vietnamese artists.

Titled 'Huong Sac My Thuat Viet Nam' (The Beauty of Vietnamese Fine Art), the event is organized by the Institute of Cultural Exchange with France (IDECAF) in District 1 in collaboration with The World ArtSpace, with the support of the Ho Chi Minh City Department of External Relations.

The exhibition is part of the activities to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and France.

A visitor looks at paintings by Vietnamese artists on display at an exhibition to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and France in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Phuong Tran / Tuoi Tre News

A visitor looks at paintings by Vietnamese artists on display at an exhibition to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and France in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Phuong Tran / Tuoi Tre News

It features 50 Vietnam-themed works including 21 lacquer and five silk paintings by famous Vietnamese artists such as Nguyen Van Trung, Thanh Le, Nguyen Khac Vinh, Dang Manh Hung, Do Manh Cuong, Dang Quy Khoa, Le Vinh, Ung Mong, Phi Loc, H. ANAM, Nguyen Cao (Kao) Thuong, Nguyen Van Ro, and more.

A painting titled “Thieu Nu va Chim Hoa Binh” is on show at the exhibition at IDECAF. Photo: Phuong Tran / Tuoi Tre News

A painting titled 'Thieu Nu Va Chim Hoa Binh' by Do Manh Cuong is on show at the exhibition at IDECAF in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Phuong Tran / Tuoi Tre News

An oil painting titled “Lang Ong Ba Chieu” by H. ANAM. Photo: Phuong Tran / Tuoi Tre News

An oil painting titled 'Lang Ong Ba Chieu' by H. ANAM. Photo: Phuong Tran / Tuoi Tre News

Sketches by renowned artists, such as Nguyen Gia Tri, Nguyen Sien, and Nguyen Cao Thuong, are also on display. 

The exhibition is taking place at IDECAF at 31 Thai Van Lung in District 1 through April 22. 

A visitor looks at the watercolor painting titled “Co Gai Dan Toc” (above) by Le Vinh and a silk painting titled “Meo” by Dang Quy Khoa. Photo: Phuong Tran / Tuoi Tre News

A visitor looks at the watercolor painting titled 'Co Gai Dan Toc' (above) by Le Vinh and a silk painting titled 'Meo' by Dang Quy Khoa. Photo: Phuong Tran / Tuoi Tre News

Visitors walk by a painting titled “Mua Len Trau” by Dang Manh Hung at the exhibition. Photo: Phuong Tran / Tuoi Tre News

Visitors walk by a painting titled 'Mua Len Trau' by Dang Manh Hung at the exhibition. Photo: Phuong Tran / Tuoi Tre News

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