Vietnamese architecture displayed through Thai brushes

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More than 115 paintings by four Thai artists featuring Vietnam's old and new architecture are on display at Ho Chi Minh City Fine Arts Museum from November 18 to 24.

Among the three painters from Thailand, Direk Kingnok has the best reputation, with his stunning watercolor paintings of Vietnamese landscapes and lifestyles posted on Facebook.

The exhibition "Old and new Vietnamese architecture" welcomes Kingnok's 30-latest paintings inspired from local, daily routines in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Hue.

Thirasak Wongcumnan, an architecture researcher, presents his paintings by ink featuring old and new buildings in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, while Suwit Jaipom displays 26 crayon drawings about the city's life and sights.

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Somyot Kamsang could not come to Vietnam due to the severe flood in Bangkok. He has sent 30 of his crayon paintings to the exhibition.

The HCMC Fine Arts Museum is located at 97A Pho Duc Chinh St., Nguyen Thai Binh Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City.

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