Van Tho


Vietnamese
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Winter
USD 4,300.002012
The Priest
2010
Relaxation
2011
The Old Poet
2012
A Neighborhood Official
USD 5,500.002009
CSS 136 A Mother Carrying Her Baby july 18 jazz
2011
A Man with Beard
USD 5,100.002008

About The Artist

Van Tho was born in 1938 in Ha Nam Province, Vietnam. He graduated from the Hanoi Fine Arts University, and is a member of the Vietnamese Fine Arts Association and the Hanoi Arts Association. Notable for his large-scale lacquer and oil paintings, Van Tho combines traditional and modern painting styles, employing line, shape, bold contrasting colours and abstract forms. He foregoes brushes and instead uses a trowel to paint. Starting out as a social realist, his works retell tradition and often depict human figures in solemn places.

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Van Tho’s works are part of many private collections in France, Singapore, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, USA, Australia, Belgium and Germany. He is currently based in Vietnam.