Gallery of woodblock and woodcut "Carving stroke from traditional to modern" in Hanoi

Gallery of woodblock and woodcut "Carving stroke from traditional to modern" in Hanoi
UPDATED: 22 Mar 2016 238 Views

Hanoi Ceramics Museum organized the exhibition "Engraving from traditional to modern" to introduce woodblock and woodcut of artist Tran Nguyen Dan 1970-2015.

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Gallery of woodblock and woodcut "Carving stroke from traditional to modern" in Hanoi

Accordingly, the exhibition will showcase more than 100 works, mainly woodcut paintings and woodblock by artist Tran Nguyen Dan which is located in a collection of collector Nguyen Thi Thu Hoa - Director of the Hanoi Museum of Ceramics.

Gallery of woodblock and woodcut - Engraving from traditional to modern - in Hanoi Gallery of woodblock and woodcut - Engraving from traditional to modern - in Hanoi

These are engravings and paintings by painter Tran Nguyen Dan compositions from the 1970s to 2015. The exhibition will be a special highlight in Vietnam travel.

The career of artist Tran Nguyen Dan

The hallmark of his success began in 1970 with famous works "Hard studying and Hard working", "The buffalo is the begin of career" ... After nearly 50 years of composing and preserving woodcut paintings as well as wodblock in private homes, so far, partly carved painting career of artist Tran Nguyen Dan was in the collection of collector Nguyen Thi Thu Hoa. Interestingly, all the paintings in this collection are kept carefully by the artist Tran Nguyen Dan, over many years with the events, ups and downs of the country's history as well as personal life of the artist, including accompanying inscriptions.

Gallery of woodblock and woodcut - Engraving from traditional to modern - in Hanoi Gallery of woodblock and woodcut - Engraving from traditional to modern - in Hanoi

Collector Nguyen Thi Thu Hoa said she felt proud to have collected more than 100 works by painter Tran Nguyen Dan. "This is a prolific artist as bridge connecting tradition with modernity, and this is the first painter I collected systematically works, from the early works when the artist was sitting on school chair until the recent creation of his."