นิทรรศการ "Red River Rising"

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นิทรรศการ "Red River Rising"

Time: November 19, 2011 to December 17, 2011
Location: Thavibu Gallery
City/Town: Bangkok,Thailand
Website or Map: http://www.thavibu.com
Phone: 02 266 5454
Event Type: art, exhibition
Latest Activity: Nov 26, 2011

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Thavibu Gallery is pleased to present the art exhibition Red River Rising with contemporary lacquer paintings, lacquer sculptures and a video presentation by the Vietnamese artist Dinh Quan. 

Dinh Quan is Vietnam's most important lacquer artist, applying a technique that has ancient roots in Asia, and which has been taken to new and exciting levels in Vietnam by innovative techniques and methods. Transparent, reflective and opaque all at once, the lacquer paintings of Dinh Quan flirt with contradictions as he stretches his limits using his unique style of painting.

In Red River Rising, questions of subjects and viewpoints undergo subtle inflections toward their material, spatial and historical dimensions. Though his dialogue is not overtly political, he has seamlessly moved from the surreal to the everyday with an open ended conclusion. Whether autobiographical or drawn from the lives around him, he continues to focus on relationships, always keeping the current socio-political situation in Vietnam in mind.

Dinh Quan is 46 years old and graduated from the lacquer department of  the Hanoi Art University in 1990. He has exhibited extensively internationally, including in Singapore, Malaysia, Luxembourg, Belgium, Hong Kong, USA, Britain, Taiwan, Japan, the Philippines, Norway, France and China.  His most recent major exhibition took place in the Vietnam Fine Art Museum in 2009.  Dinh Quan's works are featured in the museum collections of the Singapore Art Museum, the National Art Gallery of Malaysia,  and the Fine Art Museum of Vietnam. 

Art Exhibition : Red River Rising 
Artist : Dinh Quan, Vietnam
Contemporary Lacquer Paintings. Sculptures and Video
Dates : 19 November – 17 December 2011
Venue : Thavibu Gallery
Curator : Shireen Naziree
Vernissage : Saturday 19th November at 5 pm

Open :  Monday – Saturday: 11:00 – 19:00

 
Heide Park Charoenporn 
Thavibu Gallery 
Silom Galleria Bldg., Suite #308, 3rd Fl. 
919/1 Silom Road, Bangrak 
Bangkok 10500, Thailand 
Tel : (66 2) 266-5454       
Fax : (66 2) 266-5455 
Mob : (66 89) 812-8577       
Email : heide@thavibu.com 
Website : www.thavibu.com

 

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