Trees by the West Lake and scenery on Hoang Dieu street are among the things portrayed in paintings being displayed in the “Ngay Binh Yen” (A Peaceful Day) oil paintings exhibition.
Pursuing the landscape painting genre, Lam found himself preoccupied with thoughts about compositions and how to combine modern and traditional styles many times. Sometimes he stayed up all night to paint or discardwork because ofhisdissatisfaction.
“I love life and the countless colors found in nature, whichbring meinpeace,” Lam said.
In 2015, he started gainingattention for his collection of workbased oninterpretations of songs composed bylateVietnameseveteranmusician Trinh Cong Son.