Hanoi artist to present lacquer techniques

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"Get Lacquered! Art Show and Talk," a seminar on lacquer, will be conducted by artist Tran Huy Chien at 6 p.m. on June 9 in Hanoi.

According to a press release from the artist this week, Chien will show a selection of his lacquer paintings and make a visual presentation on the history, styles and techniques of lacquer-based art.

The artist will demonstrate the lacquer process from start to finish, including harvesting the resin and working with silver and gold.

Recently returned from ten years in Adelaide, Australia, Chien graduated from the Hanoi University of Fine Arts (1996).

He has participated in both solo and group exhibitions in Vietnam, Australia and China.

Chien's original lacquer paintings will be available for purchase at this event.

The two-hour talk will take place at 51, Lane 50, Dang Thai Mai Street, Tay Ho District, Hanoi.

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