Hanoi exhibition to honour Russian-based painter

Saturday, 2020-08-15 10:32:34
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Russian artist Tuman Zhumabaev (R) and Politburo member Vo Van Thuong stand in front of one of Zhumabaev’s paintings depicting late President Ho Chi Minh, which was presented as a gift to the delegation of Vietnamese leaders during their visit to Russia in this photo captured on February 20, 2019. (Photo: Lilac Gallery)
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NDO/VNA – An exhibition entitled “Vietnam - A Call of the Soul” is set to open in Hanoi on August 15 to honour renowned painter Tuman Zhumabaev, a friend of Vietnam who passed away on August 7.

The exhibition features his works kept in Vietnam, including unfinished pieces from his last days in the country.

The impressionists’ works in Russia are expected to arrive in Vietnam and then be displayed.

The exhibition will be held at Lilac Gallery, 83B Trinh Cong Son Street in Tay Ho district.

Born in 1962, Zhumabaev was one of the most prominent painters in Russia.

He created various artworks featuring Vietnam and late President Ho Chi Minh, with pieces showcased at exhibitions in Russia.

Below are some photos by Zhuamabaev depicting Vietnamese people and landscapes.