Wed 20 Jun 2012, 7.30 pm
Trung Nguyen Coffee
52 Hai Ba Trung, Ha Noi
From artist Ly Truc Dung:
You are invited to the discussion about Political Caricatures and Portrait of Famous people with artist Ly Truc Dung. The discussion focus on the power of caricature in political and social life in all over the world both in the past and in the recent time.
The artist will showcase 70 caricatures of famous people from all over the world from the presidents, politicians, professors, poets, artists to cinema celebrities, footballers…
Artist Ly Truc Dung (1946) starts drawing caricatures in more than 30 years. His drawings are included in almost all magazines and newspapers in Vietnam and in some famous German newspaper. Apart from caricature, he also writes, discusses, collects and introduces international caricature and the history of caricature. He is the first to research about the Vietnamese history of caricature through the book VIETNAMESE CARICATURE (Nha Nam & Fine Art Publishing House, 2011).