Going To The Festival
Lacquer on wood
My Melody
​​Lacquer on wood
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Youth
​​​Lacquer on wood
Love
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My Mandolin
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Beautiful Lady And Lotus
​​Lacquer on wood
Mandolin
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Horse
Lacquer on wood

DUONG SEN

Duong Sen is a master artist of traditional lacquer painting in Vietnam. He uses traditional natural pigments, and the exceptional richness of colors and textures in his paintings are unmatched. The viewer sees in his paintings a mixture of purity and simplicity, yet sophistication and poetry, especially when he portrays young ladies and flowers. They all reveal a very distinctive personality.
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orn in 1949 in  Vietnam's central province of Nghe An. Painting was his childhood dream and he became a self-taught artist. During wartime Sen was a soldier and only after the war he started his studies at Ho Chi Minh City Fine Arts University.

Duong Se's particular talent and strong identity made him an example and inspiration for young artists in Vietnam. In his lacquer paintings, Duong Sen uses traditional natural pigments and colors and achieves an exceptional richness of colors and textures that are unmatched. 

Duong Sen’s paintings have been collected by most of the museums in Vietnam, the Art Museum in Taiwan as well as private collectors in France, USA, Germany, Singapore, Japan, Poland, Hong kong, Taiwan, Canada.

Duong Sen is a Member of the Viet Nam Fine Arts Association, Member of the Executive Committee of Ho Chi Minh City Fine Arts Association. Sen received several notable prizes: Honorable prize from Philip Morris (1997-2000), Medal for Vietnam’s Fine Arts Career and Medal for Vietnam’s Literature and Arts Career‚ as well as several other prizes for his exhibitions in Vietnam.

EXHIBITIONS:
  • 1979 to 2003: Exhibitions of the Viet Nam Fine Arts Association
  • ​1993 to 2003: Group exhibitions (15 times) Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi
  • 1997-1998: Solo exhibitions in Ho Chi Minh City
  • 2001: Solo and group exhibitions in Germany
  • ​2004: Solo exhibition at Ho Chi Minh City’s Fine Arts Museum
  • ​2000, 2008 and 2009: Group exhibition in the USA and Singapore
  • 2015: Group exhibitions in London by Hanoi Art House
  • 2016: Group exhibition in Hanoi and Solo exhibition in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

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