Nguyen Trung

Nguyen Trung

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NGUYEN TRUNG

(1940)

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

Awards:

1960 Silver medal, Spring Arts Show, Saigon

1963 Gold medal, Spring Arts Show, Saigon

Public collections:

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.

Private collections:

Vietnam, USA, Switzerland, Japan, Germany, Singapore, Canada, England, Italy, France, Hong Kong, Taiwan

Awards:

1961: Silver Medal, Spring Art Competition. Saigon

1963: Gold Medal, Spring Art competition. Saigon

Peaceful women – oil on canvas – 100×100 cm (#NTrung09)

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Enlightenment – oil on mat / hardboard – 80×80 cm (#NTrung08)

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Enlightenment – oil on mat / hardboard – 80×80 cm (#NTrung08)

A Bell – Oil on canvas – 24×24 cm (#NTrung07)

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Abstract – Oil on canvas – 130×130 cm (#NTrung06)

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Portrait – Oil on canvas – 120×120 cm (NTrung05)- Not for sale

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Portrait – Oil on canvas – 120×120 cm (NTrung05)- Not for sale

White line and the points – Oil on canvas – 120×120 cm (#NTrung04)

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Inside pagoda – Oil on canvas – 99×99 cm (#NTrung03)

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Ancient gate – Oil on canvas – 99×99 cm (#NTrung02)

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Blessing – Oil on canvas – 110×120 cm (#NTrung01)

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