The event will also help visitors gain new insights and interesting experiences regarding man’s best friend. The artworks were created in various materials such as acrylic, lacquer, oil on canvas, watercolour and ceramics showing the different way artists approach the theme, said painter Phan Cam Thuong. “Each has his or her own style and inspiration to bring amazing feelings to the audience,” he said. “When the Lunar New Year comes, Vietnamese painters tend to paint on the theme of the zodiac animal of the year, creating an interesting genre of Vietnamese fine arts.” The exhibition will run until March 10 at Dong A Gallery, 115 Nguyen Thai Hoc street. Admission is free.-VNA … [Read more...] about Hanoi: Dog paintings show celebrates Year of the Dog
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