Wednesday, 07/03/2018 18:33

Female sculptor opens first solo exhibition

Modern: Red Flowers, painted steel – a work by Le Thi Hien was displayed in the Czech Republic in 2012.
Viet Nam News

HA NOI — Female sculptor Le Thi Hien is holding her first solo exhibition, which will open from 5pm today at the Viet Nam Fine Arts Museum.

The exhibition will showcase a selection from her numerous works created over her career.

More than 10 sculptures and installations, in different mediums including steel, wood, and lacquer, will be exhibited. A major work, called Multiform, consists of 12 45cm-by-65cm-by-55cm pieces. The artist will change the form of this installation daily during the exhibition period.

Born in 1957, sculptor Hien graduated from the Viet Nam University of Fine Arts in 1986 and became a lecturer at the university’s Sculpture Department. During her career that spans nearly 30 years in both the local and global art scene, Hien has received scholarships to live and practice her arts in Canada and Belgium.

Her exhibition is open to the public until March 14. The Viet Nam Fine Arts Museum is at 66 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street. — VNS



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