|COVID-19 check and control activities, an oil painting by Mai Thị Kiều Liên, will be displayed at an exhibition in Đà Nẵng. Photo courtesy Đà Nẵng Fine Arts Museum
ĐÀ NẴNG — A collection of 120 paintings and photos on the fights against COVID-19 will be displayed at an exhibition at the central city’s Fine Arts Museum on October 19-25.
The museum said the exhibition includes works from 106 painters and photographers from 11 cities and provinces, featuring activities and efforts by local people and doctors in the fight against COVID-19.
|Pink hearts, an acrylic painting by Đoàn Minh Thuần, depicts nurses, doctors and volunteers. Photo courtesy Đà Nẵng Fine Arts Museum
The event’s organisers said the exhibition will also include 25 paintings by 16 children.
|Therapy for COVID-19, a painting by Trần Văn Tân, features care for COVID-19 patients at a hospital in Đà Nẵng. Photo courtesy Đà Nẵng Fine Arts Museum
In August, a collection of sketches of doctors and nurses in Đà Nẵng was created by college students.
The exhibition, entitled: Đà Nẵng – on the frontline against COVID-19 – will officially open for free at 78 Lê Duẩn from 4pm on October 19.
|Sunflower, an oil painting by Hà Châu, shows a little girl presenting flowers to a doctor after a shift at a hospital in Đà Nẵng. Photo courtesy of Đà Nẵng Fine Arts Museum
According to the organisers, two first prizes, four runner-up awards with six third prizes will be presented for artists at the exhibition. Selected paintings and photos will also receive 10 encouragement prizes from the exhibition. – VNS