Christie’s Paris, France: Women in Art

Women in Art From the XVIth to the XXIst Century We are very proud to organise in France the first sale dedicated to women artists. In recent months, we have watched as events devoted to women artists were held by museums, including the exhibition “Peintres femmes, 1780-1830” at the Musée du Luxembourg, the upcoming exhibition…

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The Hue to Go: Royal Cuisine & Cultural Interview Hosted by KF Seetoh

The Hue to Go: Royal Cuisine & Cultural Interview Hosted by KF Seetoh There was a visit to another dimension of food glory, a ride out to visit Boi Tran Garden to meet Madame Boi Tran herself, a living legend of an artist and chef. The place, the green, manicured and curated garden and yards…

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Anne-Solenne Hatte: La Cuisine De Bà / Tasting Vietnam

Anne-Solenne Hatte: La Cuisine De Bà / Tasting Vietnam What a pure bliss seeing my second family in Hue. Not only Boi Tran is a dedicated artist, but also a woman of love.Thank you sister Doan Thuc D Tran – Bem for the precious time. Anne-Solenne HatteEurasian Model, Actress Anne-Solenne Hatte, known as a model,…

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Incubating Culture in Vietnam and Hue’s Rebirth as Vietnam’s Center of Art & Heritage

Incubating Culture in Vietnam and Hue’s Rebirth as Vietnam’s Center of Art and Heritage Hosted by Harvard Kennedy School, Fulbright University Vietnam & Boi Tran Garden I remember very fondly our meeting at your home. Mostly I shared a respect for your pioneer-ship for making Hue’s artistic rebirth a reality. Professor Thomas J VallelySenior Advisor,…

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General Secretary, Germany Minister of Digital Affairs and Transport Dr Volker Wissing’s Letter to Artist Boi Tran

General Secretary, Germany Minister of Digital Affairs and Transport Dr Volker Wissing’s Letter to Artist Boi Tran I would like to thank you for your hospitality and warm welcome in your home Boi Tran Garden. We were very impressed with your paintings and especially the beautiful garden that you have created. My companion and I…

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Boi Tran: The Watchful Dream

Boi Tran: The Watchful Dream Boi Tran knows that passion, this peppery spice of time, reveals the flavours of life but that the suffering which it engenders offers more slumber without night than nights without sleep. She lives and paints in her magic garden nestled on Thien An Hill in Hue, proud but comforting, where the…

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Cultural Exchange: The Combination of Hue Royal Refined Music and Hue Culinary Culture

Cultural Exchange: The Combination of Hue Royal Refined Music and Hue Culinary Culture Formally requested by Vietnam President Truong Tan Sang and Lady Mai Thi Hanh, Boi Tran Garden was privileged to host a cultural exchange meeting combined with Hue royal refined music and Hue fine dining on Laos Prime Minister, President, General Secretary Thongloun…

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Best of Both Worlds

Best of Both Worlds Born in Hue, Vietnam, Boi Tran is a member of the Vietnam Fine Art Association. Since 1996, she amongst few prominent contemporary artists in Hue participated in several exhibitions and also had her works displayed in renowned exhibitions across Asia and Europe as well as private collections locally and internationally, especially…

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Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown: Vivacious in Vietnam

Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown: Vivacious in Vietnam Boi Tran is a painter and something of a throwback, an anomaly, a creature from another, earlier time in the life of the onetime Imperial City. She lives in an area called Thien An Hill, in a magnificently restored compound. These traditional wooden houses were once part of…

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A Fork in Asia’s Road: Adventures of an Occidental Glutton

A Fork in Asia’s Road: Adventures of an Occidental GluttonVietnam — The Hue Home The generator that lights Boi Tran’s garden goes out in the midst of the first course — a frequent occurrence along this remote hillside on the road to forested royal tombs. From the outdoor table, stars can be seen peeking through the…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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….

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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,…

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Complete Transcendence

August 16, 2013
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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…

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Hungry for Hue

September 1, 2012
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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…

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Vietnamese Food: The Ultimate Food Guide

August 11, 2010
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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,…

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Sotheby’s Hong Kong: Boi Tran and Madonna

October 5, 2008
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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…

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A True Sense of Nostalgia at Boi Tran Art Gallery

October 18, 2007
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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…

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