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Sketches of Phu Loc captivate viewers

TTH.VN - On the afternoon of June 6th , over 150 sketch works depicting the landscapes of Phu Loc were exhibited and introduced to the public at Diem Phung Thi Art Center (part of Hue Fine Arts Museum, 17 Le Loi, Hue City).

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 The exhibition space showcasing sketches of Phu Loc region.

The artworks were selected from over 250 pieces created during the Sketching the Beauty of Phu Loc Journey 2024, with the participation of nearly 50 members from Urban Sketchers Hanoi Group and Hue artists.

At the exhibition, viewers are immersed in the breathtaking landscapes of Hue in general and Phu Loc in particular, through the language of visual arts. Stunning sites such as Bach Ma National Park, Cau Hai Lagoon, Ham Rong, Canh Duong, Lang Co, Son Cha beaches, and Hai Van Quan… are vividly portrayed by the artists, showcasing not only the beauty but also the potential and strengths of Phu Loc's natural landscape.

 Sketches of Phu Loc were also incorporated onto ao dai designs by Viet Bao, the designer, and presented at the exhibition.

According to Ms. Dinh Thi Hoai Trai, Director of Hue Fine Arts Museum, these sketches transcend mere documentation of heritage sites. With the freedom of feeling and creation, they become lively and sophisticated through the selective, impressionistic strokes of sketch art.

“The artists' emotional resonance with the beauty of Hue heritages left viewers marveling at the often overlooked yet strikingly beautiful aspects of our familiar surroundings. Each sketch preserves beautiful memories of the land’s heritage and continues to spread the message: Let us all join hands to preserve, protect, and honor the cultural heritage values of the Ancient capital,” Ms. Trai remarked.

Ms. Trai hopes that this exhibition will help spread the love for the country's nature and people, explore the beauty in the daily lives of Hue residents, and inspire pride and awareness in preserving and promoting Hue Ancient capital's tangible and intangible cultural heritage to both domestic and international audiences.

 Leaders of the Department of Culture and Sports, Hue Fine Arts Museum, and sketching group presenting paintings to Phu Loc District and Bach Ma National Park.

As part of the exhibition, Hue Fine Arts Museum also organized a display and performance of an ao dai collection featuring images from Phu Loc sketches by the designer Viet Bao. Additionally, there were activities such as painting on Hue ao dai and sketching Hue landscapes on non l(conical hat).

The exhibition runs until June 30th.

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