12 Vietnamese paintings auctioned

12 Vietnamese paintings auctioned

(VOVWORLD) -12 art works by Vietnamese masters were auctioned in Hanoi on Sunday, drawing a large number of collectors. Old Street, oil-on-canvas by Bui Xuan Phai, was one...
Ao dai fashion show honors Hue painters

Ao dai fashion show honors Hue painters

(VOVworld)-A combination between Vietnam’s long dress or Ao dai with paintings was the main theme of an Ao dai show in Hue city on Sunday night as part of...
Folk paintings of Sinh village

Folk paintings of Sinh village

(VOVworld) – If Hanoi is famous for Hang Trong folk paintings and the northern delta has Dong Ho paintings, the central province of Thua Thien Hue boasts paintings of Sinh village....
Hang Trong folk paintings

Hang Trong folk paintings

(VOVworld) – Hang Trong folk paintings first appeared 400 years ago as religious and Lunar New Year hanging pictures. In the early 20th century, they covered more topics such as social practices and the...
Kim Hoang folk paintings

Kim Hoang folk paintings

(VOVworld) – Kim Hoang folk paintings which originates in Kim Hoang village, Hoai Duc district, Hanoi, flourished from the 18th to the 19th century. They mostly portray fixtures in the simple lives of people in...
Dong Ho folk paintings

Dong Ho folk paintings

(VOVworld) – Dong Ho folk paintings are printed from woodblocks and created by Dong Ho villagers in Bac Ninh province. Each picture sends a philosophic message about morality, ethics, and religious...
“12 typical kinds of Vietnamese folk paintings” exhibition

“12 typical kinds of Vietnamese folk paintings” exhibition

(VOVworld) – On August 18th, Hanoi Museum in collaboration with Hanoi Ceramic Museum held a thematic exhibition named “12 typical kinds of Vietnamese folk paintings” featuring excellent works from the well-known painting genres such as Dong Ho...
Traditional Do Paper – Stories Behind The Folds

Traditional Do Paper – Stories Behind The Folds

(VOVworld) -“Do” paper is made from the bark of the Do tree, which can be found in Vietnam’s northern region. Having first appeared in the 13th century, this type of paper has been used widely...