Join our Khiri Travel signature tours in Hanoi for an inside view of unique art forms that embody the history and traditions of this diverse country.
We interview famous Hoi An artist, Thi Bach Hien, about his delicately beautiful watercolor paintings. Learn more about what inspires him and his techniques learned from family tradition.
The Vietnamese traditional lacquer painting technique son mai was first a popular art form used for painting pagoda statues or small items such as plates and vases. Unfortunately, today it is difficult for the traditional artists to compete with the ever increasing, mass produced, ‘lacquer art’ that is now so widely available. Traditional artists need […]
One of Vietnam’s most famous contemporary artists is Le Hong Thai. His work of abstract paintings is made by applying lacquer to wood. Le Hong Thai is important in Vietnamese history, as he was the first Vietnamese artist to produce abstract lacquer paintings. His technique is built on the belief that the beauty of a […]