Nguyen Trungartist's profile
Nguyen Trung is an exceptionally intellectual and innovative painter, he is known as the leader of the abstract movement in Viet Nam. He was formerly the editor of “My Thuat,” the premiere journal covering the Vietnamese art scene.
1940: Born in Soc Trang, Viet Nam
Member of the Fine Arts Association of Viet Nam and HCM City
1961: Numerous National and International Exhibitions
1967: First Ome Man Show at the Alliance Francaise. Saigon
1990: First Annual “Recent Works” Exhibition by a group of 10 Artists
1991: Biennal Exhibition of the Societe Nationale des Beaux-Arts. Grand Palais, Paris
1991: Oversea Artists living in Paris Maison des Association, Forum des halles. Paris
1991: “Abstract” National Exhibition Ho Chi Minh City
1991: Vietnamese Artists, Plum Blossoms Gallery. HongKong
1992: Vietnamese Artists, Plum Blossoms Gallery. Singapore
1993: “New Space” by Vietnamese and Singaporean Artists. Ho Chi Minh City
1994: Asian Friendship Exhibition HCMC Art Museum
1995: Art Exhibition Seoul
1996 “Vietnamese Art after Doi Moi”, Fujita Vente Arts Museum, Tokyo, Japan
1997 Group Exhibition at Gallery “SIMYO”, Korea.
1998 Group Exhibition at Bassano del Grappa Musem, Italy.
Group Exhibition of Vietnamese and French Artists of Vietnamese and French Artists with the title “Vietnamese Art from 1925-now”, Forum Des Halles, Paris.
Group Exhibition Pacific Bridge Gallery, Auckland, San-Francisco, USA.
1999 Group Exhibition at Vinh Loi Gallery, Ho Chi Minh City
“Revelations of Time and Self.” Solo Exhibition at Trang An Gallery, Ha Noi
“On the Horizon” at the Pacific Bridge Contemporary Southeast Asian Art, Oakland, California, USA
1960 Silver medal, Spring Arts Show, Saigon
1963 Gold medal, Spring Arts Show, Saigon
The Ho Chi Minh City Art Museum, HCMC, Vietnam
The Vietnam Fine Arts Museum, Hanoi, Vietnam
The Singapore National Art Museum, Singapore
The Singapore United Overseas Bank, Singapore
The Museo Biblioteca Archivio, Bassano del Grappa, Italy.
Vietnam, USA, Switzerland, Japan, Germany, Singapore, Canada, England, Italy, France, Hong Kong, Taiwan
1961: Silver Medal, Spring Art Competition. Saigon
1963: Gold Medal, Spring Art competition. Saigon