|REVERED TEACHER - The exhibition Đặng Quý Khoa- Hoạ Sĩ Của Đam Mê Và Nghị Lực (Painter Đặng Quý Khoa-Passion and Energy), featuring 200 silk paintings by 86-year-old painter and teacher Đặng Quý Khoa, is on display at The World Art Space in HCM City. Photo courtesy of the organiser.|
HCM CITY — Silk paintings by veteran painter and teacher Đặng Quý Khoa of Hà Nội are on display at The World Art Space in HCM City.
The exhibition called Đặng Quý Khoa-Hoạ Sĩ Của Đam Mê Và Nghị Lực (Painter Đặng Quý Khoa-Passion and Energy) introduces more than 200 beautiful works featuring life, love, women and children.
These works are vivid and express emotions.
They were selected from different collections by artists, collectors and galleries at home and aboard.
Khoa, 86, has painted and been involved in training professionally.
He graduated from the Việt Nam College of Fine Arts (now Việt Nam University of Fine Arts) in Hà Nội.
He and his colleagues, such as Vũ Giáng Hương, Lê Thiệp and Phạm Công Thành, played a role in the country’s contemporary fine arts.
He worked as a paint teacher for several leading art schools and universities, including Việt Nam University of Fine Arts, Hà Nội University of Architecture and Hà Nội University of Construction.
Khoa loves discovering and capturing the beauty of the country and its culture, lifestyle and heritage. His paintings feature his love for the country and its people.
A photo book featuring 160 silk paintings by Khoa is also introduced. It is entitled Hoạ Sĩ Đặng Quý Khoa (Painter Đặng Quý Khoa) and printed by the Fine Arts Publishing House.
|TIMELESS ART - The photo book entitled Hoạ Sĩ Đặng Quý Khoa (Painter Đặng Quý Khoa) features 160 silk paintings by veteran artist Đặng Quý Khoa. Photo courtesy of the organiser.|
“Khoa’s paintings reflect the truth and purity of his feelings," Đặng Thị Bích Ngân, director of Fine Arts Publishing House, told local media at the exhibition’s opening day.
“Khoa was my teacher I will never forget. I’m very happy to introduce his art to people,” she added.
Đặng Quý Khoa - Hoạ Sĩ Của Đam Mê Và Nghị Lực runs till October 15 at 21 Võ Trường Toản Street, Thảo Điền Commune in Thủ Đức City. — VNS