The display features more than 40 works in the categories of royal folk, ordinary folk paintings, Korean traditional crafts.The exhibition describes the characteristics of Korean people in daily and spiritual life.Highlight exhibits of the event are folk paintings by artist Jung Seung Hui. She was the student of Kim Man Hui, the only Korean artist recognized as the intangible cultural heritage Number 18. Jung Seung Hui has been contributing greatly to the development of national folk paintings nowadays.The event will run until June 17. … [Read more...] about Korean folk paintings displayed in Hanoi
(CPV) - The Korean Cultural Centre (KCC) in Vietnam and the Administration of Seoul city will host an exhibition titled “Ancient Seoul and the Korean traditional folk painting” from May 18th to June 17th, 2016 at No. 49 Nguyen Du street, Hanoi. As part of activities to celebrate the 10th anniversary of KCC in Vietnam, the event features more than 40 works in the categories of royal folk, ordinary folk paintings, Korean traditional crafts. Visitors have a chance to deepening their hearts with folk paintings, handicraft items and traditional trays of the local people in the Josun Dynasty. The organizing board offers courses for KCC members to experience folk paintings with Korean artisans (at 14h00 on May 19th, 10h00 on May 20th), and cooking classes with royal meals under the guidance of Korean gastronomy experts (at 10h00 on May 19th). The masterpieces also describe the characteristics of Korean people in daily and spiritual life, showing their respect to the King, … [Read more...] about Ancient Seoul and the Korean traditional folk paintings
The Hanoitimes - Folk painting is a combination of traditional cultural values with ancient artistic methods that have been created through the labor of past generations. There are two types of Vietnamese folk painting, Tet holiday paintings and worshiping paintings. Dong Ho Paintings Dong Ho folk painting is famous because Dong Ho is the only village where people know how to make the painting with completely natural materials. The printing paper is made of the bark of a tree called "Do". The background paper is originally white; then, people use natural materials to change the colors of the papers to orange, pink, yellow, purple, etc. Dong Ho folk painting is known for the durability of their colors which are refined from various kinds of tree leaves that people can easily find in Vietnam. Particularly, the red color is taken from the earth of hills and mountains; black is from coal of burned bamboo leaves; the glittering white color is made of sea shells. After that, in order … [Read more...] about A glance at Vietnamese folk painting!
The craft of Dong Ho folk paintings in Song Ho commune, Bac Ninh province is now more than 400 years old. Together with Hang Trong and Kim Hoang folk paintings, Dong Ho paintings lend color to Vietnamese folk painting. The craft has been handed down through generations. Nguyen Dang Che, who has great a passion for the craft, is one of the few artisans who really excel in it. Che says:“Dong Ho folk paintings feature the daily activities and religious practices of farmers. For example, the painting “Catching coconuts” and “Jealousy” tell stories about the good and the bad in life. The paintings reflect the artisans’ feelings. Dong Ho paintings carry no author’s name but they are all folk paintings and their stories are diverse”. Catching coconut Dong Ho folk paintings depict people’s aspirations, daily activities, folk games, work, husbandry, festivals. Painter Nguyen Dang Dung says each painting implies a story: “Foreign … [Read more...] about Dong Ho folk paintings- national cultural heritage
(VOVworld) – Praising folk culture and preserving written materials of Vietnam are the purposes of the ongoing exhibition entitled “Vietnamese folk painting – Trio painting sets”. A photo in Maurice Durand’s collection featuring a scholar returning home to thank ancestors after achieving academic honours (Photo: VGP) The French Academy of the Far East and the French Development Agency opened the exhibition on Monday at L’Espace at 24 Trang Tien Street. 15 Vietnamese traditional paintings were selected from Henri Oger’s “Technical Encyclopedia” and Maurice Durand’s “Folk paintings”. The “Folk paintings” collection features 400 paintings collected by Maurice Durand and his colleagues since the 1950s which reflect colorful daily activities of Vietnamese people. The paintings, which have preserved almost of their intact features, represent the respect of Maurice Durand to Vietnamese culture and … [Read more...] about Hanoi exhibition honors folk paintings