Sunday, 31 January, 2011
“Sai Gon Lacquer 2011”
There will be an exhibition called
“Sai Gon lacquer 2011” with 60 works by
about 55 artists at Applied Arts, at 17.00 on January 18.
With the participation of the great
number of artists, viewers can find a new and diverse feature in the
traditional materials. Some identified famous artists’ pictures for other
materials such as Mai Anh Dung, Vu Ha Nam, Le Kinh Tai, Mac Hoang Thuong,...
will be on display with other famous lacquer artists, for example Hoang Tram, Dao Minh Tri, Ly Khac Nhu, Vo
Nam, Le Quoc Viet ... and young artists’ ones of Ho Chi Minh University of Fine
Arts. This exhibition will last until 12 February to welcome the New Year
called “Tan Mao”.
Participating in the art competition for Asian children Mitsubishi – Enikki
Yesterday morning, department of
Fine Arts, Photography and Exhibition belonging to Ministry of Culture, Sports
and Tourism gave awards to the winners of the art competition for Asian
children Misubishi – Enikki ( 2010 – 2011 ).
After 2 months of mobilizing, the competition’s
board of organizers had received 19,851 pictures of pupils nationwide. The
competition’s art council chose the best pictures in order to give awards
including eight A prizes, ten B prizes, fifteen C prizes and ten collective
prizes. Moreover, eight A-prize pictures by Vietnamese from-six-to-ten children
will be sent to Japan in order to participate in the art competition for Asian
children Mitsubishi-Enikki (2010-2011).
Thousands of art lovers queued up for Monet’s paintings in Paris
Night 22 January, thousands of art
lovers, including American film star Jodie Foster queued up over three hours in
the cold weather for 200 paintings by the French impressionistic artist Claude
Monet before this historic exhibition which was one of the biggest exhibition
about Monet in decades, ended on 24 January at Grand Palais museum in Paris.
The museum’s staffs offered them
biscuits and warm water to comfort them. Mr. Jean-Paul Cluzel, manager of Grand
Palais decided to open the museum from 21 January in order to meet the viewers’
demand. It has been said that this exhibition had been visited by one million
visitors since the opening ceremony in September in 2010.
( Collected and translated by Lan Phuong )