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Vietnam National Museum of Fine Arts

The Vietnam National Museum of Fine Arts in Hanoi

The Vietnam National Museum of Fine Arts (Bảo tàng Mỹ thuật Việt Nam) is located in Hanoi, Vietnam. It is a museum showcasing Vietnam's fine arts from a range of historical periods.[1] It is the country's primary art museum, the second being the smaller Ho Chi Minh City Museum of Fine Arts.

Much of the 20th Century art presented in the museum is concerned with folk narratives of a nation in defence. As a collection it draws on themes of martyrdom, patriotism, military strategy and overcoming enemy incursion.

The museum presents a small collection of late 20th and early 21st Century painting, including works by artists exploring abstraction and abstract impressionism, giving greater attention to the individualist artist.

The site, 66 Nguyễn Thái Học Street, was selected by painter Nguyễn Đỗ Cung in 1963. The building, built in 1937, was an abandoned Catholic girl's boarding house.[2] Next door at No. 65 was an artists' colony.

References

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  2. ^ Nora Taylor Painters in Hanoi: an ethnography of Vietnamese art Page 56 2009.

External links

  • Vietnam National Museum of Fine Arts at Frommer's
  • Vietnam National Museum of Fine Arts at Vietnam Online

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