Bridge has an exhibition of new paintings by Nguyen Quang Huy at butterfly
lounge in San Francisco.
Huy has been working primarily with oil on canvas in the two and a half
years since his last exhibition at Pacific Bridge in Oakland (Mr.
Nguyen, November – December 2000). In these new pieces, painted
mostly in 2002 in Hanoi, Huy incorporates elements from his previous works
on paper and silk, the illegible script laid down in a spiral, the featureless
form of the Buddha, and creates a strong series of works that read like
huge close up Polaroids of people. These paintings offer more nuance than
Huy’s works on paper, some with facial features as if glimpsed through
a fog. The scale and the subtlety of these paintings combined have a sensual
Join us for the opening reception on Tuesday, July
22, 2003, from 6 – 9 PM. Exhibition through September 2003.
Enjoy complimentary Vietnamese appetizers created by butterfly chef Rob
Lam and listen to cool tunes by house djs.
butterfly lounge 1710 Mission Street (near Duboce) San Francisco butterflysf.com
"Face" 39.5 inches x 39.5 inches, oil on canvas, 2002, $ 2,200