Vietnamese artist Duy Hoa expresses his inspiration from the peaceful and natural landscapes of Ana Mandara Villas Dalat through his gentle brushstrokes and vivid colours at his art exhibition themed “Cho Mua Gio” or “Dear Season Breeze”.
The exhibition Cho Mua Gio (Dear Season Breeze), lasting from November 5, 2022 to January 1, 2023 at the Le Lycee Gallery bewitches Ana Mandara Villas Dalat’s guests with 34 oil on canvas artworks of different styles from en plein air outdoor painting to still life, from abstract to realistic, and abstract realistic paintings.
|The Cho Mua Gio exhibition at Le Lycée Gallery, Dalat |
With gentle brushstrokes, vivid bright colours and close to nature senses, Duy Hoa’s paintings bring viewers a deep passion for Dalat - the beautiful city of flowers and green hills.
At the exhibition opening ceremony in Dalat, artist Duy Hoa could not conceal his delight as it was the first time he had brought his artworks to the city. The ambience and scenery of Dalat are as serene to him as those of his own homeland, enabling him to find solace within. He prefers that viewers interpret his creations on their own.
|Duy Hoa and Ngoc Han, the exhibition's host |
Duy Hoa defines a semi-abstract style through the storytelling he paints in each of his works. He captures the daily rustic life in Dan Phuong, a tiny suburban area north of Hanoi that is humble yet vibrant.
He shared, "In the first days exploring the world of fine arts, I developed a strong passion for abstract paintings. But now the natural beauties of my hometown inspire me to marry them with a more realistic style, to depict the simple beauties of daily life in the countryside."
Cho Mua Gio or Dear Season Breeze is Hoa's first exhibition in Dalat and marks another unforgettable memory for the artist after his previous display at the Vietnam Fine Arts Museum in Hanoi under the title Bong mat Troi (Sunshade) two years ago.
Highlighting the reason for selecting Duy Hoa for the special exhibition, art curator Ace Le, founding director of the Lan Tinh Foundation said, "Due to the natural and rural inspiration and passion Duy Hoa reflects in his paintings and how reminiscent they are of his hometown, I wish to promote his artworks with all styles from outdoor paintings (known as en plein air), to semi-abstract, semi-realistic, abstract, and still life paintings."
Known as a perfectionism artist, it took Duy Hoa a decade to create 70 artworks. But at this time, Ace Le only selected the 34 newest paintings to display at the Cho Mua Gio exhibition in Dalat.
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