The country remembers the artist BUI XUAN FAI
A PRIVATE MUSEUM THAT YOU DON'T WANT TO LEAVE In Ho Chi Minh City, a private art museum has opened on Li Tinh Thang Street. It is practically unknown to foreign tourists. Perhaps because it is located in an inconspicuous house, which in Moscow is called "Khrushchev", it does not even have a sign. And it is called ordinarily - "House of Memory of the artist Bui Xuan Fai". Bui Xuan Fai is one of the greatest Vietnamese artists of the 20th century. A native of Hanoi, he sang in his paintings of his native city with its ancient streets, patriarchal life. In 1946, the twenty-six-year-old Bui Xuan Fai graduated from the French-established Indochina High School of Fine Arts, where he was influenced by French culture. The modest, almost bleak tones that the capital of Vietnam is painted in most of the year are conveyed in Bui Xuan Fai's canvases with confident strokes in an impressionist manner. Critics point out that his oil paintings are similar to Rouault's, Marc's, and Cezanne's techniques. Bui Xuan Fai also has abstract works. A typical example of the avant-garde in the artist's work is the self - portrait kept in the museum, which is a mosaic of azure and purple triangles. But you can also consider this work as another joke of the master: among his friends, he was known as an excellent jolly fellow. The artist's watercolors and pastels are closer to the traditions of Vietnamese painting, but they also have a European influence. True, it concerns only the technique of the master's work, and in terms of content and spirit, his paintings are national, Vietnamese in nature. Bui Xuan Fai liked to draw artists from the National Teo Theater. Their colorful outfits and especially makeup could not but touch the creative strings of the artist, who is passionate about the game of colors. During the years of American aggression, Bui Xuan Fai created many graphic works that reflected the theme of war. The artist drew a lot for the newspaper "Vannge" and other mass periodicals. For ... Read more

This publication was posted on Libmonster in another country. The article seemed interesting to our editor.

Full version:
China Online · 93 days ago 0 27
Professional Authors' Comments:
Order by: 
Per page: 
  • There are no comments yet
Library guests comments

0 votes
China Online
Beijing, China
13.04.2024 (93 days ago)
Permanent link to this publication:

Library Partners

ELIBRARY.ORG.CN - China Digital Library

Create your author's collection of articles, books, author's works, biographies, photographic documents, files. Save forever your author's legacy in digital form. Click here to register as an author.
The country remembers the artist BUI XUAN FAI

Editorial Contacts
Chat for Authors: CN LIVE: We are in social networks:

About · News · For Advertisers

China Digital Library ® All rights reserved.
2023-2024, ELIBRARY.ORG.CN is a part of Libmonster, international library network (open map)
Preserving the Chinese heritage


US-Great Britain Sweden Serbia
Russia Belarus Ukraine Kazakhstan Moldova Tajikistan Estonia Russia-2 Belarus-2

Create and store your author's collection at Libmonster: articles, books, studies. Libmonster will spread your heritage all over the world (through a network of affiliates, partner libraries, search engines, social networks). You will be able to share a link to your profile with colleagues, students, readers and other interested parties, in order to acquaint them with your copyright heritage. Once you register, you have more than 100 tools at your disposal to build your own author collection. It's free: it was, it is, and it always will be.

Download app for Android