|Beauty: Veteran artist Nguyễn Tường Vinh of Đà Nẵng and his winning work Hội An Xưa (Ancient Hội An) at an exhibition of work by artists in central and Tây Nguyên (Central Highlands) provinces in Quảng Ngãi Province. — Photo thanhnien.vn photo|Viet Nam News
HCM CITY – A fine arts exhibition of works by artists in the central and Tây Nguyên (Central Highlands) provinces opened on Tuesday in Quảng Ngãi Province.
The exhibition was organised by the provincial People’s Committee and the Việt Nam Fine Arts Association to mark the 71st anniversary of August Revolution and National Day.
It displayed 171 paintings and sculptures in various media, created by 162 artists from the provinces of Quảng Ngãi, Bình Định, Khánh Hòa, Đắc Lắc, Gia Lai, Kon Tum, Quảng Nam, Phú Yên and Đà Nẵng.
The works included selected topics, including islands and seas, landscapes, lifestyle, and traditional culture.
Several prizes were awarded at the opening ceremony.
The “A” prize went to Hội An Xưa (Ancient Hội An), a wood engraving by veteran artist Nguyễn Tường Vinh of Đà Nẵng, who has created engravings and lacquer works for traditional cultural festivals.
The “B” prize was given for the sculpture Thủy Triều Đỏ (Red Tide) by Nguyễn Văn Huy of Quảng Nam, while sculptor Nguyễn Tài Đại of Quảng Ngải received the “C” prize for his work Đường Đời (Road of Life).
The exhibition will be open until August 23 at the Quảng Ngãi City’s Labour Cultural House. – VNS