The exhibition was inaugurated on Friday evening and started welcoming visitors from Saturday until July 9, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at LAGarden Restaurant – Lan Anh Village, at 2 Street 45 in Thu Thiem Ward, Thu Duc City, Ho Chi Minh City.
|Artist Duong Thuy is pictured at the exhibition ‘Italy: From Plein Air to Atelier’ held in Thu Duc City, Ho Chi Minh City, June 30, 2023. Photo: Hoai Phuong / Tuoi Tre|
‘Italy: From Plein Air to Atelier’ showcases 30 artworks by two Vietnamese artists who drew inspiration from the natural and cultural landscapes of Italy.
|The painting ‘Through the window’ by artist Duong Thuy.|
The artists, Bui Duy Khanh and Duong Thuy, who spent several months in Italy, employed plein air techniques to depict the European country’s luminosity, hues, and ambiance.
|Artist Bui Duy Khanh is pictured at the exhibition ‘Italy: From Plein Air to Atelier’ held in Thu Duc City, Ho Chi Minh City, June 30, 2023. Photo: Hoai Phuong / Tuoi Tre|
Their artworks merge Italian influences with their distinctive Vietnamese sensibilities, resulting in a harmonious blend of styles and perspectives.
|The painting ‘Lunch on a Venice street’ by artist Bui Duy Khanh.|
The exhibition is expected to offer a poignant artistic portrayal of the distinctive cultural elements while signifying the long-lasting friendship and the importance of diplomatic ties between the two countries.
|The painting ‘Tide of emotions’ by artist Duong Thuy.|
Additionally, it is planned to serve as a platform for cultural exchange and a bridge that connects the artistic communities and enthusiasts from both nations, fostering engagement, sharing, and mutual support in their artistic journeys and development.
|The painting ‘Gondole Stazio Danieli’ by artist Bui Duy Khanh.|
There will be an art talk featuring a conversation with the artists from 9:00 am to 11:00 am on Sunday, July 2.
From 10:00 am to 12:00 pm on Friday, July 7, an art tour is scheduled with a conversation with the curator.