Exhibition connects the souls of Vietnamese and Italians | Culture – Sports

Artist Van Duong Thanh (L) presents a painting to the mayor of Passignano sul Trasimeno, Sandro Pasquali (Photo: VNA)

Roma (VNA) – A painting exhibition by famous Vietnamese artist Van Duong Thanh is underway at Italyit is Passignano sul Trasimeno city, offering visitors a glimpse of memories of his childhood in Vietnam.

The exhibition features 30 oil and lacquer paintings depicting the country and people of the Southeast Asian nation.

Speaking at the opening ceremony on June 11, Vietnamese Ambassador to Italy Duong Hai Hung said art, along with music, is a bridge connecting the souls and hearts of Vietnamese and Italians.

This exhibition is part of the diplomatic and cultural activities organized by the embassy on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the diplomatic relations of the two countries (1973-2023).

Thanh said she was honored to be invited by Ambassador Duong Hai Hung to lead this exhibition as well as create works for the Presidents of Italy, Malta and Cyprus.

Together with Passignano, the exhibition is organized in the cities of Umbria and Assisi in the province of Perugia from June 11 to 15.

Considered among Asia’s most talented international female artists, Thanh grew up in Hanoi and studied for 12 years at the Indochina School of Fine Arts and the Vietnam Academy of Fine Arts.

Through his distinctive style of using a subtle combination of Asian and European heritage in which Western techniques depict traditional motifs of the natural world, women, children and flowers in over 1,800 paintings, Thanh inspires with success with a large number of national and international art lovers. . The harmonious composition of vibrant colors, the reflection of his emotional value and touches of expressive semi-abstraction make his paintings unique.

She received, among other awards, the highly regarded ‘International Excellence of Art of CFMI’, US-France in 1995 and 1997, and ‘Glory of the Nation’ of Vietnam in 2007./.



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