Phung Wang

I totally dig this Fishmonger painting by Phung Wang. I’ve always heard about fishmarkets, but never been to one. I like the abstract, geometric nature of the painting.

He says that the fish market is a type of market dedicated to trading and marketing of fish and fish products. Usually the fish market is located near the harbor, fishing grounds … places that receive fish products. from fishing or raising fish and acting as wholesale markets specializing in supplying and distributing fresh fish. The fish market may be reserved for trade and wholesale activities between fishermen and traders who specialize in trading, trading fish, or for buying and selling seafood to individual consumers. The fish market is a retail market often a source of supply, for street food vendors.

So it’s a busy place.

Phung is in the Saatchi gallery. He lives and works in Vietnam. If you dig this as much as I do, here is my