A dance troop performs in the middle of the Vietnamese jungle in war artist Bui Quang Anh’s 1971 painting. Image: Witness Collection / Bui Quang Anh

Vietnam war art collected over 30 years paints a very different picture of communist fighters

  • ‘Vietnam: The Art of War’ project aims to document the world-shaking conflict from a Vietnamese perspective
  • Far from the biased interpretation of red-eyed bogeymen, North Vietnamese artists portrayed Viet Cong fighters as intelligent, expressive individuals
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A dance troop performs in the middle of the Vietnamese jungle in war artist Bui Quang Anh’s 1971 painting. Image: Witness Collection / Bui Quang Anh
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