‘Pioneer’ octogenarian Vietnamese artist gets first solo exhibit
published : 28 Oct 2020 at 12:45
HANOI: Aged almost 90, Vietnamese artist Mong Bich picks a spot on the tiled floor of her favourite room, checks the light and sits down to paint.
A “pioneer” who has inspired generations of women artists in Vietnam, Bich has won plaudits overseas and she has a watercolour in the British Museum’s collection.
But for years she has been overlooked in her home country — and has…