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Painter and artisan Nguyen Tan Phat has brought Vietnamese folklore into works of art thanks to his passion for lacquer.


Local lacquer to take on the world

Vietnamese lacquer painting, or son mai, has become a precious and unique artistic craft over the course of thousands of years.

Lacquer the star of modern artistic creations

Few may be able to recognise that the works of artist Trinh Tuan are son mai (lacquer), because they appear very modern and don’t look how most people believe lacquer paintings should look.

Fine Arts Museum displays works depicting Tet over 70 years

Outstanding artworks in the Vietnam National Museum of Fine Arts in Hanoi allow visitors a vicarious experience of Tet (Lunar New Year) celebrations, which herald the arrival of spring, over the past seven decades.

Lacquer paintings depict old villages

Lacquer and old villages is the name of a solo exhibition specializing in lacquer material by painter Thai Van An. The exhibition is taking place at the Ancient Town Cultural Exchange Center, Hanoi.

Lacquer exhibition held in Hanoi

Cuci Art Studio in Hanoi will hold an exhibition titled “The Lacquer Story: Dialogue Cua Vong” featuring lacquer works by eight artists, including 12 paintings, two installations, and one performance.

Vietnam invited to join int’l bid for UNESCO lacquer recognition

  South Korea has asked Vietnam to join a multi-national bid for UNESCO’s recognition of lacquer as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity, according to Vietnam News Agency.

Exhibition of paintings from pure Vietnamese materials

 VietNamNet Bridge – Twenty-nine artists have held an exhibition of paintings made from Vietnamese paint at the Vietnam Museum of Fine Arts in Hanoi.

Nguyen Gia Tri's paintings proposed to be national treasure

 VietNamNet Bridge - That's the lacquer paintings in the form of a screen, with two paintings on two sides: “Landscape” in the front and “Maidens in the garden” in the back side, by well-known painter Nguyen Gia Tri.