Drawing of a Mask

Mai Chi Thanh's drawing of his mask. Vu Dan Tan had always attempted to keep reference of the happenings in Salon Natasha and of the works which had been produced in the Gallery. He asked people who painted masks as well as children from his drawing class to produce drawn copies of the masks.

In the early 1990s, Vu Dan Tan taught various people to produce masks, including his nephew and assistant Mai Chi Thanh, Natasha Kraevskaia, and some children in his extended family. They would first copy Vu Dan Tan’s designs and create new images on their own. Some works by Mai Chi Thanh, Natasha Kraevskaia, and Mai Thuy Ngoc, were exhibited and sold in the Salon for fundraising purpose.

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MAI Chi Thanh

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Early 1990s

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Gouache on paper

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artwork documentation

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Drawing of a Mask