Coming to the work of the late painter Nguyen Tri Minh, viewers can admire the peaceable and rustic fantastic thing about the outdated Vietnamese countryside with lotus ponds, bamboo ramps, water wharfs.. He is without doubt one of the beloved names. interest of the portray village within the interval earlier than 1975 with a particular expertise in oil portray with knives.
On March 3, the exhibition “Painting Messenger” organized by collector Van Quan and Pauline Nhung Nguyen – the life associate of painter Nguyen Tri Minh came about at Vy Gallery (District 1, Ho Chi Minh City).
From 1975 till now, painter Nguyen Tri Minh (1924-2010) has had a solo exhibition in Ho Chi Minh City. Thus, after greater than a century of disappearance overseas, work by the late artist Nguyen Tri Minh have re-appeared in Vietnam. The exhibition options 24 works, primarily painted in acrylic over the last days of the late artist’s life.
Before 1975, in Saigon, Nguyen Tri Minh had about 6 solo exhibitions and practically 15 group exhibitions. At that point, within the interval 1954-1975, he was a highly regarded painter. Right on the first solo exhibition in May 1959 at Do Thanh Gallery, out of a complete of 70 work on show, the organizers bought out 52 work. According to artist Ha Cam Tam (1933 – 2016): “Nguyen Tri Minh was a pioneer Vietnamese artist in oil painting with knives in the South in the period 1949”.
Collector Van Quan shared: “Just graduated from school in 1946, Nguyen Tri Minh was invited to participate in exhibitions from home and abroad, from Saigon’s Western Theater to Paris’s Museum of Modern Fine Arts (France). ) His impressive painting style is a strange combination of East-West, of free-spirited brushstrokes with bright harmonious colors, so his paintings are in the collections of fans. He used many materials such as oil paint, watercolor, acrylic, lacquer … “
According to Mr. Van Quan, Nguyen Tri Minh deserves the title of ambassador for Vietnamese portray within the United States when his annual fundamental drawing class at a college in New York is all the time overloaded by college students. .
In the worldwide public sale market, up to now 10 years, a number of dozen works of Nguyen Tri Minh have appeared, most of which have been efficiently auctioned.
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