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REVIEWS

HO CHI MINH CITY

Galerie Quynh

Trong Gia Nguyen

The Leavers

At age four, artist Trong Gia Nguyen left his uncle's house in Vietnam in a Renault Dauphine and headed toward the city port. From there, on April 30, 1975, his immediate family of eleven and three other relatives fled to the United States on the last boat to leave Saigon before the reunification of Vietnam. This past March, Nguyen, now based in Brooklyn, returned to Ho Chi Minh City for "The Leavers," an exhibition of works that chronicle the events before and after his…

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