Works by veteran painters showcased in Ha Noi

Update: 19:38 | 18/10/2021
Works by nearly 70 elderly painters are being displayed at the fine arts exhibition house at No. 16 on Ngo Quyen street in Ha Noi.
Works by veteran painters showcased in Hanoi
A painting titled "Vuong van ken vang" by Nguyen Thi Minh Phuong. (Photo: nhandan.vn)

Chairman of the Vietnam Fine Arts Association Luong Xuan Doan said the event, held from October 13 to 22, marks the reopening of the exhibition centre after the social distancing period.

It is an annual activity organised in celebration of the International Day for Older Persons (October 1) and in honour of the elderly painters, who still devote themselves to creating precious artworks despite their age.

Themed “Hallmark 2021”, the display features nearly 100 paintings and sculptures that haven’t been unveiled or just been created this year.

Most of the participating artists are over 70 years old, including female painter Nguyen Minh My, born in 1923. Many are renowned ones such as Nguyen Trong Cat, Tran Huy Oanh, Do Huu Hue, Ngoc Linh, Hoang Cong Luan, and Nguyen Van Chung.

The items on show are under diverse themes and made from various materials, from lacquer, pigment, acrylic, silk, to oil and water colour.

Visitors are required to adhere to the Health Ministry’s rules on COVID-19 safety, including wearing face masks, disinfecting, keeping distance, and making health declaration by scanning the QR code.

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(Source: VNA)