Salon Natasha general view
Southeast Asia Digital Library
Black and white and color photos
These photos feature the general view of Salon Natasha. In the early 90's Salon Natasha was the only exhibiting space free from the government supervision and opened to the new spirit of artistic freedom and innovations. In this context the goal of the Salon was to respond to growing social and artistic change and to introduce to public new directions and innovations in art.
Salon Natasha was established in 1990 by Russian emigre Natasha (Natalia) Kraevskaia and her husband, the artist Vu Dan Tan. Located in the home of its owners' family, Salon served as Vu Dan Tan's studio, a meeting place for artists, intellectuals and public and a venue for modern, young, experimental and non-commercial art. It was known for its intriguing combination of art and daily life and the commitment to showing the works that are different from the mainstream. Salon also tried to support collaborative forms in art which was not typical for Vietnamese art scene of that epoch. It was also a space where the foreign art with the definite links to Vietnam had been first introduced in the capital
This item digitized and made available online with funds provided by United States Department of Education, TICFIA (Technological Innovation and Cooperation for Foreign Information) Grant P337A090018.
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