Duc Nung (1914-1983) transformed traditional lacquer painting toward
European realism. A noted art researcher and instructor, he is the editor
of several books on the Vietnamese classical art
Do Cung (1912-1977): Painter and art researcher. Founder of the
Fine Art Museum of Viet Nam in Ha Noi (1966).
Xuan Phai (1921-1988) founded the beauty of old Hanoi and expressed
it with dense, diverse and highly expressive colors. His portraits are
Tu Nghiem (b. 1922): One of the eminent representatives of Vietnamese
painting of the 20th century. His paintings successfully combine traditional
Vietnamese themes and motifs with modern lines and sharp angles. His
style had great influence on the younger generation of artist of the
80 and 90's.
Sang (1923-1988) authored monumental compositions with great ideological
Duc Sinh (b. 1927) painted little but his works were filled with
profound ideas and intense emotion.
Cong Nhan (b. 1931)