Christie’s Singapore: Southeast Asian Pictures’ Letter to Boi Tran Art Gallery
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Artist Boi Tran and Boi Tran Garden (formerly Boi Tran Art Gallery): Accompanied on the earliest days as a collector and a consignor by Christie’s in 1999
9 December 1999
Ms. Boi Tran
Boi Tran Art Gallery
30 Le Loi
Dear Ms. Boi Tran,
I understand that you have a gallery of Contemporary Vietnamese artists in Hue and since
myself is highly interested in the field of the Modern and Contemporary Vietnamese
artists I would appreciate very much any information from your kind self. Information
like organised exhibitions and artists’ bio data would be very much appreciated.
I hope you could put me on your mailing list so that I could be updated on your
exhibitions and artists. Christie’s Singapore is presently holding two Southeast Asian
Pictures sales yearly which include a distinctive Vietnamese section. Please let me know
if you need any further information on our sale in Singapore.
I very much look forward to hearing from you.
Keong Ruoh Ling (Ms.)
Southeast Asian Pictures Department
Christie’s International Singapore Pte Ltd.
Unit 3, Parklane, Goodwood Park Hotel
22 Scotts Road, Singapore 228221
tel (065) 235 3828 fax (065) 235 8128