Mekong Diaries: Vietcong Drawings From The War 1965 1975

Mekong Diaries: Vietcong Drawings From The War 1965 1975[Epub] ➛ Mekong Diaries: Vietcong Drawings From The War 1965 1975 Author Sherry Buchanan – Oaklandjobs.co.uk War has never looked quite so lovely Armed with sketchbooks, small pieces of paper, pencil, Biro, magic markers, pastels, brushes, Chinese ink, and watercolors, Vietcong artists captured the beautiful War has Vietcong Drawings PDF/EPUB è never looked quite so lovely Armed with sketchbooks, small pieces of paper, pencil, Biro, magic markers, pastels, brushes, Chinese ink, and watercolors, Vietcong artists captured the beautiful images of war Mekong Diaries: Kindle - reproduced here With roots in th century French neoclassicism, Vietcong art offers a vision so at odds with familiar images of the Vietnam War that it astonishes According to Alan Riding from The Diaries: Vietcong Drawings PDF Ê New York Times, Propaganda Art was only the most visible face of Vietnamese art of this period artists were also painting lyrically With a poetic realism introduced by their French colonial teachers These artists played on the contradiction between unchanging, beautiful natural surroundings and the reality of suffering and bloodshed, in order to provide a lyrical artistic statement of what was a gruesome reality Moving with fighters and living in tunnels, caves, and holes, they produced documentary and didactic watercolors in vivid hues, and black and white With a disinclination toward depicting the macabre due to a mix of censorship and sensitivity to their fellow soldiers the Vietcong artists instead painted portraits that express the camaraderie the soldiers shared Shown here are intimate scenes of men in uniform reading, playing cards, and listening to music that, were it not for the AKlying nearby, could have well been executed in times of peace During the Vietnam War, the Vietcong employedofficial war artists, of whichare included here Born in the s and s, the Vietcong artists were graduates of the Hanoi Institute of Fine Art, and the works here were created betweenandin the south of Vietnam Watercolors, drawings, and sketches by these artists are in the collections of the Ho Chi Min City Museum and the British Museum in London Edited by Toan Thi Nguyen and Sherry Buchanan Foreword by Neil Jamieson Hardcover,xinpgscolor.

Mekong Diaries: Vietcong Drawings From The War 1965 1975
    Mekong Diaries: Vietcong Drawings From The War 1965 1975 artists played on the contradiction between unchanging, beautiful natural surroundings and the reality of suffering and bloodshed, in order to provide a lyrical artistic statement of what was a gruesome reality Moving with fighters and living in tunnels, caves, and holes, they produced documentary and didactic watercolors in vivid hues, and black and white With a disinclination toward depicting the macabre due to a mix of censorship and sensitivity to their fellow soldiers the Vietcong artists instead painted portraits that express the camaraderie the soldiers shared Shown here are intimate scenes of men in uniform reading, playing cards, and listening to music that, were it not for the AKlying nearby, could have well been executed in times of peace During the Vietnam War, the Vietcong employedofficial war artists, of whichare included here Born in the s and s, the Vietcong artists were graduates of the Hanoi Institute of Fine Art, and the works here were created betweenandin the south of Vietnam Watercolors, drawings, and sketches by these artists are in the collections of the Ho Chi Min City Museum and the British Museum in London Edited by Toan Thi Nguyen and Sherry Buchanan Foreword by Neil Jamieson Hardcover,xinpgscolor. "/>
  • Hardcover
  • Mekong Diaries: Vietcong Drawings From The War 1965 1975
  • Sherry Buchanan
  • English
  • 09 March 2017
  • 095378391X