Indochine Palace Hue is located in the former imperial capital of Nguyen Dynasty, a dynasty having existed for over 150 years and therefore establishing a bold hallmark of civilization.


Collaborating with the experienced understanding of the palace architecture of Bui Huu Hung’s (1957, Ha Noi), an artist who rose to fame during Doi Moi (1986) in Vietnam during the prominent era of numerous other artists (Tran Luong, Hong Viet Dung, Ha Tri Hieu, Dang Xuan Hoa…),


Ben Thanh Art Gallery chose this artist to create a set of paintings dedicated to Indochine Palace Hue’s collection of lacquer paintings belonging to the last emporaror of the Nguyen, Bao Dai. This is a precious collection of lacquerware, made over the span of two years, that is not found anywhere else.


Each collection consulted and supplied by Ben Thanh Art Gallery not only consistently holds great value, but also possesses a specific concept in relation with the historical context of each space. We always want to be attentive towards the philosophy, culture, and story that each space holds.


In order to create a luxurious and mysterious royal tone for the bedroom of Indochine Palace Hotel in Hue. Ben Thanh Art Gallery has worked with famous photographeres and painters to study and record ancient paintings in Hue’s royal court to create a collection of royal artifacts, especially ink on traditional rice paper.