Le Van Vuongartist's profile
LE VAN VUONG
1952 Born in Saigon, Viet Nam
1973 Graduated from the National Superior School of Fine Art Saigon.
1977 Graduated from the University of Fine Art of Ho Chi Minh City.
1980 Participant, National Fine Arts Exhibition
1986 Joint exhibition at the Ho Chi Minh City Fine Arts Museum.
1992 Featured exhibitor, Art Gallery at 55 Dong Khoi, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
1996 Participant, International Fine Arts Contemporary Exhibition, Japan
1997 Awarded Philip Morris Certificate of Commendation.
1998 Prize winner, Vietnam Fine Arts Exhibition
Participant, Asia Contemporary Art International Exhibition, Ho
Featured exhibitor, Xuan Gallery
1999 Group exhibition, “Yellow Apricot”, Galerie Vinh Loi, Ho Chi Minh City.
Group exhibition, Hong Kong Parkview for Anda and Laurie, Ltd.
2000 First one-man exhibition outside Vietnam, Galerie du Monde, Pacific Place, Hong Kong.
Le Vuong has work on permanent display at the Ho Chi Minh City Arts Museum, and his paintings are held in private collections throughout Europe, North America and Asia.
Le Vuong’s focus is on still life of everyday Vietnamese objects. Whether it is the folds of a plain tablecloth or the everyday terracotta teapot, Le Vuong focuses on the most minuscule details of its objects attempting to show its integrity and bring forth its beauty of something so essential in everyday use but are often forgotten.
Le Vuong’s works are on permanent display at the Fine Arts Museum in Ho Chi Minh City and his paintings are held in private collections throughout Asia, Europe and North America. His works are regularly sold at international auctions including Christie’s and Sotheby’s.
Le Vuong paints with oil on canvas.