Tran Van Tao

Vietnam

Born in 1961 in Saigon, Tran Van Thao graduated from the Ho Chi Minh City Fine Art University.

Tran Van Thao is one of Vietnam’s foremost abstract painters.

He has held numerous exhibitions in Asia, Europe and the U.S.A. and his works are in public and private collections in Vietnam and abroad.

In 2002 he was the recipient of the Asian Cultural Council’s Starr Foundation Fellowship and spend four months as an artist-in-residence in New York.

Tran finds beauty in the unruliness of life and expresses his awe of such unpredictability through abstract art. The search for movement, colour and light.

Tran Van Thao’s work is in the collection of the National Art Gallery Singapore


 

Floating
1999
mixed media on canvas
140 x 120 cm
Floating
2012
oli & acrylic on canvas
60 x 60 cm
Out
2012
oli & acrylic on canvas
60 x 60 cm
Red Point
2012
oli & acrylic on canvas
60 x 60 cm
Red Space
2012
oli & acrylic on canvas
60 x 60 cm
Window
2012
oli & acrylic on canvas
60 x 60 cm
Rain and Breeze
2012
oli & acrylic on canvas
60 x 80 cm w
Rain from the Clouds
2012
oli & acrylic on canvas
60 x 80 cm w
Rain in the Evening
2012
oli & acrylic on canvas
60 x 80 cm w
Rain with Sun
2012
oli & acrylic on canvas
60 x 80 cm w
Yellow Rain in a Room
2012
oli & acrylic on canvas
60 x 80 cm w
Orange Balloons
2012
oli & acrylic on canvas
60 x 80 cm w
Light Mist and Yellow Rain
2012
oli & acrylic on canvas
80 x 60 cm
Old Space
1998
oli on canvas
85 x 70 cm
A City
2012
oli & acrylic on canvas
80 x 60 cm w
Glow
2012
oli & acrylic on canvas
80 x 60 cm w
Focus
2012
oli & acrylic on canvas
80 x 60 cm w
The Head
2012
oli & acrylic on canvas
80 x 60 cm w
Blue Landscape with Yellow Focus
2012
oli & acrylic on canvas
80 x 60 cm w