Artist Trần Huy Oánh released his book of paintings, titled Kí Họa Thời Chiến - Tâm Huyết Còn Mãi Với Thời Gian (Wartime Sketches – Everlasting Devotion), on November 6 in Hà Nội.
Christie's kicked off the fall auction season in New York on Monday a Vincent Van Gogh leading the way at $81.3 million with robust sales of impressionist and modern art.
Oil on canvas painting Hạ Long, 55cm x 69cm, completed by Vietnamese artist Nguyễn Mai Thu in 1951, fetched US$35,000 at the 4th session of the Chọn Auction House late last week.
The last art auction of 2016 will take place on Christmas Eve at Hà Nội’s Apricot hotel on Hàng Trống Street.
The first art auction centre in Việt Nam will be opened on Sept. 24 in the capital.
Amanda Huỳnh, a Vietnamese lawyer working in France, sold three of her 40 paintings on Thursday for US$9,000, half of which will be contributed to poor students through her Amanda Foundation.
Vietnamese artists and organisations donated artworks and precious objects to Việt Nam Operation Smile for an auction to be held on June 18 at The Reverie Hotel.
A pair of Tứ Linh (Four Sacred Animals) jars by artisan Phạm Anh Đạo from the Bát Tràng pottery village have been auctioned off at a price of US$275,000.
Often critisised as lack of professional procedure, the artists and art dealers in the country are trying to make art autions more professional. The first art auction in Việt Nam with five art works will take place in Hà Nội on May 28.