Nov 07, 2019 / 10:15

Int’l renown artists join fine artworks expo in Hanoi

The Hanoitimes - So far, Vietnam has been the only country in Southeast Asia seeing its artists creating imprinted artworks including interesting and innovative paintings using lacquer, silk as materials.

The “Fine Artworks of Representative Asian Artists 2019” exhibition, which kicked off in Hanoi on November 5, gathers many talented domestic and international artists, Vietnam News Agency reported.

 The exhibition will last until November 25. 

The special art event, held at the Vincom Center for Contemporary Art, will last until November 25 aiming to enhance the understanding, connectivity, unity, and cooperation among artists from Asian countries.

Art advisor of the exhibition Jorn Middelborg said that the artworks created by Vietnamese artists have based on the foundation of the country’s long-standing culture and indigenous values despite being affected by the styles and practical methods from France, Russia, and European countries.

So far, Vietnam has been the only country in Southeast Asia seeing its artists creating imprinted artworks including interesting and innovative paintings using lacquer, silk as materials.

On display will be 81 artworks by 27 painters from 13 countries and territories around the Asian region, including Australia, Bangladesh, Hong Kong (China), India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Nepal, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Artworks created by Vietnamese artists displayed at the exhibition are made of various materials and come in the form of installation, sculpture, and painting, while those of foreign artists are paintings.