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Art exhibition shows beauty of Huế

Update: May, 21/2016 - 09:00
International perspective: Visitors contemplate watercolour paintings at the exhibition. — VNA/VNS Photo Quốc Việt
Viet Nam News

HUẾ — The beauty of Huế, the ancient citadel of Việt Nam, is the inspiration for an art exhibition launched at Huế Royal Palace.

The exhibit is called Huế Trong Mắt Các Họa Sỹ Màu Nước Quốc Tế - Huế in the Eyes of Foreign Watercolour Painters. It displays 57 artworks by 29 painters from Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, China and Việt Nam. The artworks are the results of a four-day painting event organised by the International Watercolour Society in Huế on May 15-18.

The exhibited paintings feature various drawing styles and focus on depicting the beauty of Huế’s architecture, nature and landscapes.

According to Phan Thanh Hải, the general director of Huế Monuments Conservation Centre, the International Watercolour Society is a renowned arts organisation, established by painters from many countries. The organisation launching an art exhibition in Huế is a meaningful event for local fine arts. It also creates an opportunity for domestic and international painters to exchange experiences and promote the development of their art form.

The show will run until the end of May. The Huế in the Eyes Of Foreign Watercolour Painters exhibit is expected to be an attractive destination for visitors to Huế Royal Palace. — VNS


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