Trinh Cong Son's paintings tour Vietnam, go online

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Legendary musician Trinh Cong Son had another artistic side as well. A series of exhibitions featuring the late Son's artworks will tour the country and also go online beginning this April.

The exhibition, entitled Not mau (Colorful note), includes more than 50 paintings, in water colors, chalk and oil, created by the antiwar musician during different phases of his life. Son was a prolific artist both musically and on canvas until his death in 2001.

Following an opening at Ho Chi Minh City's Fine Arts Museum from April 9 to 15, the exhibition will travel to Hue Town's Saigon Morin, 70 Le Loi Street, from April 22 to 28, before reaching its final destination at Gallery 39, 39A Ly Quoc Su Street in Hanoi from May 5 to 12.

The exhibition is also stepping into virtual space, with an online address at, a rare opportunity for Son fans the world over to discover another side of the gifted musician.

Online viewers can also share and add Son's images to the collection by registering for a free account on the site.

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