Silk painting by famous Vietnamese artist: Nguyen Phan Chanh

The Importance of the Fine Arts College of Indochina and Vietnamese painting (1925-1945)

Vietnamese art reflects a mixture of influences from China and from the French during the colonial periods.  In 1925, the Fine Arts College of Indochina, or Ecole des Beaux-Art de l’Indochine, was established by a French artist Victor Tardier in Hanoi, Vietnam. Victor Tardier himself served as the school’s first director. The school taught French style art education for the[…]

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Artist: Dang Tin Tuong

Our Online Artist: Dang Tin Tuong

Dang Tin Tuong is one of Vietnam’s famous lacquer painters. He also paints on silk and uses acrylic paint for very large paintings. His works are displayed at the Vietnam Fine Arts Museum, the Vietnam’s Government Guesthouse and The Miami Ethnic Museum in the US.

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