Exhibition “Sun Rising over the Mekong: 50 Years of Vietnamese Painting” in...

Exhibition “Sun Rising over the Mekong: 50 Years of Vietnamese Painting” in London

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Vinh Phoi "Notre Dame", 1962. Photo courtesy of Raquelle Azran Vietnamese Contemporary Fine Art
Vinh Phoi, “Notre Dame”, 1962. Photo courtesy of Raquelle Azran Vietnamese Contemporary Fine Art

Exhibition: 03 – 09 Nov 2017, 11 am – 6 pm (local time)
Guy Peppiatt/Stephen Ongpin Gallery
6 Mason’s Yard, Duke Street, St James’s
London, UK

From the organizer:

Raquelle Azran Vietnamese Contemporary Fine Art presents the exhibition “Sun Rising over the Mekong: 50 Years of Vietnamese Painting“, which features iconic painters trained at the École des Beaux-Arts de l’Indochine in Hanoi. The school was founded in 1925 by colleagues of Matisse, and later renamed The Vietnam Fine Arts University.

The works by 31 Vietnamese artists offer an intimate glance into the heady, artistic milieu of Vietnam then and now. Participating artists include Nguyen Tu Nghiem (1922 – 2016), Vinh Phoi (1937 – 2017), Hoang Tich Chu (1912 – 2003), Tran Huu Chat (born 1933), and Phung Pham (born 1934).

For more information about the exhibition, the full list of participating artists and descriptions of their styles, please click here.

Raquelle Azran is a collector and museum curator specializing (since 1991) in Contemporary Vietnamese Fine Art. Museum exhibitions include the Wilfrid Museum, Israel (2002, 2005) and the National Fine Arts Museum, Vietnam (2007).

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