An outstanding rare, large scale work on paper measuring 220 x 80 by To Chiem completed over the five year period of 1967 - 1971.
Ho Chi Minh City, March 1, 2011.
The Dogma Collection announces several new acquisitions adding to the collection’s strength in depth and variety of rare and original Vietnamese propaganda and related art works from the period 1960 to 1975.
The Shipyard Panorama by To Chiem is a work of impressive scale and composition that required several years to complete. The painting provides a fascinating window into the most intensive years of the war, effectively and effortlessly conveying the hustle and bustle of a shipyard functioning within sight of Hanoi’s iconic Thang Long bridge.
Another exciting new acquisition is an especially rare, one of a kind original 1961 poster by Thanh Minh celebrating mankind’s first manned space flight made by Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin in April 1961. The image, based on a photo of Gagarin in the capsule that was released by the then Soviet Union to announce the event, was realized in the few days immediately following.