What is the folk arts of Vietnam?
Folk painting is a combination of traditional cultural values with ancient artistic methods that have been created through the labor of past generations. There are two types of Vietnamese folk painting, Tet holiday paintings and worshiping paintings.
What medium of art is known in Vietnam?
Vietnamese artists began to use traditional mediums such as silk, lacquer, and oil to create European-style artworks. The result was a dazzling fusion of East and West, with talented artists creating breathtaking silk and oil paintings usually depicting pagodas, the countryside, and Vietnamese historical events.
What influenced Vietnam art?
The art of Northern Vietnam was strongly influenced by Chinese domination (111 BCE—939 CE), reflecting Confucian and Mahayana Buddhist traditions.