Bamboo root sculptures,vietnam handicraft
Artist Huynh Phuong Do, who is known for his talent in carving bamboo root sculptures in Hoi An (Photo: VNP/VNA)
Bamboo root sculptures,vietnam handicraft
Do's souvenir shop on a corner leading to the Hoi An market (Photo: VNP/VNA)
Bamboo root sculptures,vietnam handicraft
A sculpture is carved from a bamboo root (Photo: VNP/VNA)
Bamboo root sculptures,vietnam handicraft
Do's tools for making bamboo root sculptures (Photo: VNP/VNA)
Bamboo root sculptures,vietnam handicraft
Foreign tourists are interested in Do's sculptures (Photo: VNP/VNA)
Bamboo root sculptures,vietnam handicraft
Foreign tourists are interested in Do's sculptures (Photo: VNP/VNA)
Bamboo root sculptures,vietnam handicraft
Do’s works surprise Japanese tourists (Photo: VNP/VNA)
Bamboo root sculptures,vietnam handicraft
Do hangs the sculptures for sale (Photo: VNP/VNA)
 
Bamboo root sculptures,vietnam handicraft
The strange sculptures in Do’s shop capture the attention of anyone passing by. Seeing an artist surrounded by bamboo roots and artworks hung on the walls, many foreign tourists are surprised and curious. They look to buy and order Do’s bamboo root souvenirs when visiting Hoi An (Photo: VNP/VNA)
Bamboo root sculptures,vietnam handicraft
For many people, the bamboo root is seen as a waste product or at most used to make fires for the poor. Do has been making a name for himself by carving beautiful sculptures out of bamboo roots (Photo: VNP/VNA)
Bamboo root sculptures,vietnam handicraft
After nearly 20 years of sculpting, Huynh Phuong Do has not only built a decent livelihood but also taught many generations of young artists (Photo: VNP/VNA)
Bamboo root sculptures,vietnam handicraft
Bamboo root sculptures,vietnam handicraft
Photos: VNP/VNA

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Exhibition showcases sculptures by artists from big cities

Exhibition showcases sculptures by artists from big cities

Thirty-two sculpture artists from Hanoi and HCM City will showcase their works at an exhibition in the centre of Hanoi from Friday to October 18.

Works of 24 sculptors go on display in HCM City

Works of 24 sculptors go on display in HCM City

A sculpture exhibition featuring the latest works by 24 artists is on display at the HCM City Fine Arts Association.