The exhibition, organised by the city’s Fine Arts Association and University of Fine Arts and their partners, targets Vietnamese artists aged 18-45.
It will display 134 artworks created from 2015-2016 by 98 artists from 15 cities and provinces, such as HCM City, Hanoi, Binh Duong and Can Tho.
|The third HCM City Biennale Art Exhibition at the city’s University of Fine Arts in 2013. (Photo from the university’s Facebook Page)
These works include 121 paintings, 10 sculptures, two video artworks and an installation, reflecting contemporary issues.
The organisers will award 11 prizes for best works at the exhibition, which will be selected by veteran artists Uyen Huy, Ca Le Thang, Le Xuan Chieu, Siu Quy, and Bui Hai Son.
Workshops on young artists and fine arts promotion will be organised during the event.
This year’s exhibition will take place from April 20-30 at the museum, 97A Pho Duc Chinh Street in District 1.
The Biennale Art Exhibition for Young Artists, first held in 2009, aims to discover talented and new faces in Vietnam’s arts community.