Quach Phong

Quach Phong (b. 1938, Vinh Long, Vietnam) attended Gia Dinh Fine Arts School (1953- 1954) and Vietnam College of Fine Arts (1960- 1062); he has been a member of Vietnam Fine Arts Association since 1973. He participated in the revolution waves as part of the student activism and went to different battlefields to sketch until 1975. He used to be the General Secretary of Ho Chi Minh City Fine Arts Association. He has received numerous accolades from the government for his service, his contribution to the Vietnamese Literature and the...

Sketching Vietnamese History

‘Sketching Vietnamese History’ is the first large-scale solo exhibition by senior artist Quach Phong. This exhibition showcases the remarkable ambition of a man who, as an artist, has witnessed major scenes of war; endured the struggle of a nation in its Communist cause; and assisted the growth of artistic networks between North, Central and South Vietnam – all of which he has drawn and painted, eventually becoming one of the first government arts administrators in post-war South Vietnam. A project already 2 years in production, ‘Sketching Vietnamese History’ showcases but...