Famous Vietnamese painters’ works showcased in London

Wednesday, 2018-11-07 16:28:23
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Nguyen Tu Nghiem's paintings are exhibited. (Photo: vietnamplus)
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NDO – Several art works by renowned Vietnamese painters Nguyen Tu Nghiem and Bui Xuan Phai are being showcased in London, the United Kingdom, from November 5-9.

The exhibition is part of the 2018 Asian Art in London.

Visitors going to the exhibition will be introduced to the history of Vietnamese contemporary fine arts, the formation of the Vietnam University of Fine Arts, and the French painters’ influence on Vietnamese contemporary fine arts.

Speaking at the opening ceremony, Vietnamese Ambassador to the UK Tran Ngoc An expressed his delight at the development of Vietnam – UK relations in all fields of diplomacy, economics, trade, defence, education and culture.

The exhibited paintings received great attention and admiration from international friends, particularly people in London. Many visitors met organisers to buy books on the life and career of painters Nguyen Tu Nghiem and Bui Xuan Phai as well as the art works.