Biography - Le Thanh Son - Toriizaka Art
Son came to Tokyo in April, 2008 for the opening of "A Brilliant Life", his debut solo exhibition in Japan.  The reception and exhibition were held at Shinsei Bank headquarters in their fabulous 20th floor exhibition hall overlooking Hibiya Park.  The exhibition featured 20 of his larger than life works and was extremely successful, resulting in $15,000 US dollars donated to a number of local charities.

Le Thanh Son

Le Thanh Son was born in Hanoi in 1961 and graduated from the Hanoi College of Drama and Cinematography in 1986. His primary medium is oil on canvas.

Son is a well respected artist and is famous for his distinct impressionistic style. He takes pleasure in filling his canvases with clear, bright colors and is well known for the interplay of light and shadow in his works. His works often depict life in Hanoi and in the surrounding villages. Le Thanh Son's work is widely exhibited throughout Asia, Europe, Australia and North America. He has received numerous honors and awards and his paintings are held in public and private collections worldwide, including that of former US President Bill Clinton and Microsoft founder, Bill Gates.

Le Thanh Son was featured in "A Brilliant Life", a very successful solo benefit exhibition held at Shinsei Bank Headquarters in Tokyo in April, 2008.

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