To Ngoc Van

To Ngoc Van

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TO NGOC VAN

(1906-1954)

1906 Born in Hanoi.

1931 Graduated from the Ecole des Beaux-Arts de l’Indochine

1939-1945 Professor at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts de l’Indochine

1932 Member of the French Painter’s Association

        Director of the Ecole des Beaux-Arts de l’Indochine

1945-1954 Head of the Viet Bac Resistance Cultural Corps, Director of The Resistance Painting Studio and Principle of the Vietnam Fine Arts School.

Exhibitions:

  • National Fine Arts Exhibition, Vietnam

  • Fine Arts Exhibition, Paris

  • Fine Arts Exhibition, Paris

Awards:

  • 1931-1932 Gold medal and a diploma, two exhibitions in Paris

  • First prize, the National Fine Arts Exhibition

  • He was given the title of “Revolutionary Martyr” by the State of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.

  • A course at the Vietnam Fine Arts College and a street in Ho Chi Minh City are named after him

Collections:

  • The Vietnam Fine Arts Museum

  • Private Collections at home and abroad as France, America, England, Singapore, Hongkong, Japan etc.

“… The famous painter TO NGOC VAN is among the leading representatives of modern Vietnamese art. His art has deep influences over generations of Vietnamese artists and has been favorably receive by art-loving circles outside the country. A devoted teacher and an exemplary school principal in his lifetime, he made considerable contributions to building the Vietnam Fine Arts school during the hard years of our anti-French resistance. His disciples and the young generation of Vietnamese artists always thought of him with heartfelt veneration and profound love.

In the memory of the 40th anniversary of his fall on the field of honor in Dien Bien Phu (June 17th 1954 – June 17th 1994) we publish this book ‘ Painter To Ngoc Van ‘ as an attribute to his merit in the hope of bringing out other, more complete studies on his life and work whenever possible.

We look forward to receiving opinions and comments from our readers. …”

Ho Chi Minh in Bac Bo palace- Wood engraving on paper- 40x60cm

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Ho Chi Minh in Bac Bo palace- Wood engraving on paper- 40x60cm

Sketch 1 – pencil on paper – 24×32 cm (#TNVan01)

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Sketch 1 – pencil on paper – 24×32 cm (#TNVan01)

Sketch 2 pencil on paper 24×32 cm (#TNVan02)

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Sketch 2 pencil on paper 24×32 cm (#TNVan02)