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Mai Anh – a simple woman


Photo from Facebook : The Artist Mai Anh

Mai Anh shared her thoughts on her art route and stories of her life. [Read more…]

The Anxiety Of Silience

There is a certain dream-like quality to much of the work by contemporary Vietnamese artist Mai Anh. But it is the world in which silence dominates. Occasionally it is pleasantly meditative, but often it is filled with adeep melancholy and the anxiety of waiting.

By Ian Findlay

During the past decade, the number of active Vietnamese women artists has increased significantly, with afew beginning to forge international reputations. Their role in the contemporary art world is, however, still considered by many to be of somewhat less importance than that of their male counterpatrs. It will take time and perseverance to change this attitude, not only to art made by women, but also their generally inequitable position in siciety. [Read more…]