Opening: Tue 03 Jan 2017, 5 pm
Exhibition: 03 – 08 Jan 2017
Hanoi’s Exhibition Center for Fine Arts and Photography
29 Hang Bai, Hanoi
From the artist:
You are invited to the painting exhibition “Spring Peach flowers 2” with the theme of “Spring portrait” by painter Nguyen Huu Khoa.
“Spring portrait” also known as “Spring Peach flowers 2” continues the painting series of peach blossom titled “Spring Peach flowers” started from 2013 and catching the attention of art-loving public. “Spring Peach flowers” expresses multiple perspectives on a typical flower of the spring in the North, in Hanoi.
From the author: “When researching and drawing peach blossom, I notice that each of the tree has hundreds, thousands of flowers which look the same at a glance but actually have unique shapes, features as human faces if look closer.
The exhibition “Spring portrait” features 70 paintings about peach blossom, most of which were finished in 2016, by oil paint, acrylic, pastel, etc.
About Nguyen Huu Khoa
Born in Phu Thuong, Tay Ho district (Hanoi) – a traditional peach blossom village in the capital, Nguyen Huu Khoa was known as Com, Khoai, NHK,… Following some individual painting exhibition themed on cartoon portraits of artists and celebrities, in recent years, he focuses on painting peach blossom which is close to his childhood.
Translated by Hanoi Grapevine.