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Tran Van Thao

Born in 1961, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Lives and works in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam


“When we close our eyes, we see shadows of the infinite, disorientation, profound depth… not just the literal meaning of shadows. And when we open our eyes, we see many things: sun and wind, air, objects, people… This ‘eye-opening’ moment could be at any time, in any mood, can ‘catch’ any subject, can recall any atmosphere.” Tran Van Thao (b. 1961, Saigon), one of Vietnam’s foremost abstract painters, is recognized for his individual markings, rich colour fields and compositions that convey a se...Read more