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Ha Manh Thang

Born in 1980, Thai Nguyen province, Vietnam

Lives and works in Hanoi, Vietnam


Ha Manh Thang’s work is a poetic meditation on the passage of time, memory and place. His paintings speak to viewers about mindfulness and the vicissitudes of life. Seeped through with a quiet lyricism informed by Ha’s interests in Western jazz and classical East Asian poetry, and inspired just as much by chance encounters as elaborate conceptual starting points, his paintings are, in the artist’s words, ‘attempts to better understand oneself in relation to nature, and to express what one cannot...Read more