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Duc Minh Gallery

Most of his 1,000-strong collection remains in storage, but what’s on view here does provide an insight into Vietnamese art.
ADDRESS
31c Le Quy Don St., District 3, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

The Overview

Duc Minh was one of Vietnam’s pioneering art collectors, and after his death in 1983, his son Bui Quoc Chi continued to build on his legacy. When his bid to open an art museum was blocked, the business tycoon set up an art gallery instead in a colonial-style mansion. The building’s two floors are dedicated to contemporary art, while the basement holds works by Vietnamese masters. Most of his 1,000-strong collection remains in storage, but what’s on view here does provide an insight into Vietnamese art.

Don't Miss

Tran Long’s captivating photograph-like still-lifes, and Dang Xuan Hoa’s strikingly distorted portraits.



Address:
31c Le Quy Don St., District 3,
Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

Telephone: +84 8 3933 0498

 


 

 

Published on Aug 27, 2009

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