Vietnam Musem of fine arts

Vietnam’s fine arts from a range of historical periods and much of the 20th Century art and folk narratives of a nation in defence were showcased in the first primary art museum of Vietnam.

If you want to know more about abstraction and architecture around Ha Noi capital, you can choose one of the most special Museum of the city in Nguyen Thai Hoc street: Vietnam Museum of Fine Arts. Vietnam’s fine arts from a range of historical periods were showcased in the museum. This is the first primary art museum of Vietnam. If you visit the museum you will see much of the 20th Century art and folk narratives of a nation in defence. You could be overwhelmed by a collection it draws on themes of martyrdom, patriotism, military strategy and overcoming enemy incursion. A small collection of late 20th and early 21st Century painting was presented in the museum with some works by artists who are exploring abstraction and abstract impressionism, giving greater attention to the individualist artist.

The address 66 Nguyễn Thái Học Street, was selected by Mr.Nguyễn Đỗ Cung a painter in 1963. In 1937 the building was built, it was an abandoned Catholic girl’s boarding house. Next to it, at No. 65 in the street, was an artists’ colony. The government established this Museum as a national museum to preserve and present the country’s artistic treasures. They know about the museum as an artistic work of architecture. It is a combination of old French style architecture with traditional architectural elements of Vietnam.

Otherwise, the Museum contemplates great works of art produced by generations of artists whose life and work reflect the country’s major artistic achievements and historical landmarks of the 20th-century houses.

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