Under construction – Asian Art News – Volume 19 number 4 July/August 2009

The young Vietnamese painter and photographer Nguyen The Son looks to traditional silk painting to lend a new face to his vision of changing Hanoi. His quiet art is also informed by calligraphy and unique perspective of Hanoi. The face of Vietnamese contemporary art changed greatly during the past two decades since the country opened up to the world. The 1980s and the 1990s saw innumerable works produced that were informed by a wide range of styles and art movements from impressionism to Socialist Realism from neo- expressionism to the... Read The Rest →