23 juin 2014

Three vietnamese not­able art­works from the National Gallery Singapore

Lê Pho, "Harmony in Green: The Two Sisters", 1908, oil on silk, 54 x 45 cm, National Gallery Singapore ©2014 National Gallery Singapore Traditional silk painting in Vietnam was a literati pursuit among scholars and calligraphers. As Le Pho came from a distinguished family, it was not surprising that he chose to work in this medium while studying at L’Ecole des Beaux Arts de l’Indochine (School of Fine Arts of Indochina) in Hanoi. With the encouragement of his professors, he experimented with Western oil paint on silk... [Lire la suite]