Category: <span>Stories</span>

Complete Transcendence

Complete Transcendence

Complete Transcendence Mother and children fetched nearly USD 10,000 at Christie’s Hong Kong, May 26, 2013. The triptych lacquer was Boi Tran’s fourth painting sold internationally through auctions held by Sotheby’s and Christie’s since 2008.  Boi Tran is only the second Vietnamese female painter, the other being Le Thi Luu (1911 – 1988), selected by...

August 16, 2013April 20, 2022
Hungry for Hue

Hungry for Hue

Hungry for Hue Many of the old culinary traditions live on, and today, Hue cuisine is held to be Vietnam’s most delicious and diverse. A visit to Ancient Hue, a home restaurant and gallery of an eccentric, elegant artist and chef Boi Tran, gives visitors an inkling of what a royal banquet and a meal...

September 1, 2012April 16, 2022
Vietnamese Food: The Ultimate Food Guide

Vietnamese Food: The Ultimate Food Guide

Vietnamese Food: The Ultimate Food Guide Boi Tran took the precious formality of Hue cuisine to a new place, where the pleasure of pure flavor, not mere visual dazzle, was primary. Peter Jon LindbergJournalist, Brand Strategist, Professional Leaver-of-TownEditor-at-Large, Condé Nast TravelerCo-Founder, Story Collective LLC Hue is a slow-burn town. While Vietnam’s former imperial capital is...

August 11, 2010April 20, 2022
Sotheby’s Hong Kong: Boi Tran and Madonna

Sotheby’s Hong Kong: Boi Tran and Madonna

Sotheby’s Hong Kong: Boi Tran and Madonna Boi Tran’s pictorial work presents profound originality: it is part of an isolated approach, removed from the dominant schools; it expresses the search for universal humanism deeply rooted in a characteristically Vietnamese sensitivity. Boi Tran’s paintings and lacquers fit neither into the line of the School of Fine...

October 5, 2008April 20, 2022
A True Sense of Nostalgia at Boi Tran Art Gallery

A True Sense of Nostalgia at Boi Tran Art Gallery

A True Sense of Nostalgia at Boi Tran Art Gallery In an excellent state of preservation after these years, artist Luu Ly now bequeaths his precious treasure to artist Boi Tran. By a mere coincidence, the Fall-Winter art class held by artist Than Trong Su linked to the sketchbook and returned to Boi Tran eventually....

October 18, 2007April 20, 2022
Christie’s Singapore: Southeast Asian Pictures’ Letter to Boi Tran Art Gallery

Christie’s Singapore: Southeast Asian Pictures’ Letter to Boi Tran Art Gallery

Christie’s Singapore: Southeast Asian Pictures’ Letter to Boi Tran Art Gallery About Christie’s Founded in 1766, Christie’s is a world-leading art and luxury business. Renowned and trusted for its expert live and online auctions, as well as its bespoke private sales, Christie’s offers a full portfolio of global services to its clients, including art appraisal,...

December 9, 1999April 20, 2022
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