Description: Ngo Van Sac is a Vietnamese contemporary artist who creates works of art that are made from complex techniques such as wood cut combined with newspaper collage, acrylic, and wood burn. Constructed by wood burn methods and incorporation of various faces of the local people, this work represents Ngo Van Sacs’s tribute to Vietnamese memories, culture and society.Ngo Van Sac has gained recognition in Vietnam and internationally for his unique artworks. In 2008, the artist completed his Master of Fine Arts at Vietnam Fine Arts University and is a member of the Vietnam Fine Arts Association. He has held solo exhibitions in Canada, Japan, Hungary, South Korea, Vietnam, Malaysia and Singapore. Notable solo exhibitions include Slices, Craig Thomas Gallery, Ho Chi Minh City (2017), In The Midst Of Life 2, A Gallery, Ho Chi Minh City (2016), In Opposite, Work Room 4, Hanoi (2015), Between Two Generations, The East Gallery, Toronto, Canada (2013). His recent group exhibitions include Vietnam-Thailand Contemporary Exhibition, Contemporary Art Central, Bangkok, Thailand (2017), Octonary Carousal, CTG 8th Anniversary Exhibition, Craig Thomas Gallery, Ho Chi Minh City (2017). His works are also collected by institutions such as the Bank Negara Malaysia Museum and Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur. The artist won the First Prize of Dogma Self-Portrait Award in 2012. He has been represented few times in Art Expo Malaysia.
Dimensions: 120cm x 80cm
Artist or Maker: NGO VAN SAC
Medium: Burnt wood and acrylic on wood
Provenance: Private collection, Singapore
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