Permanent Collection Exhibition

FAAM Collection X-Ⅱ: Mirror of Modern Vietnam: The World of Ta Ty

Jun 16, 2022 〜 Sep 6, 2022

Asia Gallery, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum

This series presents a few artworks on a related theme and compares them in order to achieve a greater understanding of them.

Ta Ty (b.1921-2004) is a painter who quickly adopted the latest artistic styles at that time, such as Cubism or abstract expressions, and became a pioneer of modern art in Vietnam. What did it mean to be “modern” in Vietnam, and also for Ta Ty? Let’s look inside the world of the artist’s works by referencing the three paintings created between 1950 and 1969.