Luu Hau (b. 1928): a painter as well as stage decorator. His paintings
are distinguished for the strong sense of color and use of decorative
characters of modern art.
Trung Tin (b. 1933): a self-taught painter, formerly a cinema actor.
His works are filled with personal characters and illness, very expressive
Nghia (1935) indivisualized himself in paper cuttings, illustrations
and zinc carvings.
Chuc (b. 1944): born in an artistic family, a self-taught painter.
Lived and painted with Bui Xuan Phai in the early 1980's.
Quan (b. 1948): an art critic and instructor at the Ha Noi College
of Fine Arts. One of the earliest painters that brought modernism into
Vietnamese art scene in the early 80's.
Chi (b. 1948): a self-taught painter noted for his painting style
full of philosophical meditation and formed in surrealistic composition.
Thanh Binh's (b. 1954) paintings are most noted for their composition,
especially the placement of the subject and the use of space. His simple
compositional style brought together with the use of subdue color rendered
his works an air of natural elegance.
Xuan Tiep (b. 1956) specializes in oil on paper. His works focus
on Vietnamese traditional themes and subjects.
Xuan Hoa (b. 1959): one of the most exciting young painters in today's
art scene. His works combine native motifs and composition with use
of rich and vibrant colors.
Son (b. 1962): a graduate in Drama and Cinematography, he approaches
painting with the romantic eyes of a film maker.
Trong Vu (b. 1964): belongs to the youngest crop of painters of
Viet Nam, with a highly individualistic and expressive style.
Y Nhi (b. 1967): a young and promising female artist of modern painting
style. Noted for her powerful and expressive use of black and white
in her work.
Cong Son (b. 1939) composed over 600 songs, both crying for the
war and the miseries of the nation, has moved to the world of painters.
With his deep memoir and sensitivity and through years of writing songs,
he has thought so much about the life of the Vietnamese people.