Hue spends VND1.6billion on upgrading exhibition house
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The Thua Thien - Hue Provincial People’s Committee has approved a VND1.6billion (US$80,000) plan to upgrade an exhibition house in Hue where sculptural works by the late artist Diem Phung Thi are displayed.
The Diem Phung Thi Art Exhibition House was inaugurated at 1 Phan Boi Chau Street in 1994. Photo: SGGP
In 1994, the Diem Phung Thi Art Exhibition House was inaugurated at 1 Phan Boi Chau Street. The place shows 175 works of Thi, who was listed in The Arts of the Twentieth Century category of the French Larousse Dictionary in 1991.
In 1946, Diem Phung Thi graduated from the Ha Noi Dentistry University and began to study sculpture in 1959.
In 1992, she became an Academician of the Austria–based European Academy of Sciences, Literature and Arts.
In the last years of her life, she returned to Viet Nam and opened an exhibition room at the Vietnamese - French Culture Exchange Institute in HCMC, as well as several exhibitions in Hanoi.
She passed away in Hue in 2002.