Kit Bencharongkul, the son of Thai telecoms tycoon and art collector Boonchai Bencharongkul, at Museum of Contemporary Art, in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo: Museum of Contemporary ArtKit Bencharongkul, the son of Thai telecoms tycoon and art collector Boonchai Bencharongkul, at Museum of Contemporary Art, in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo: Museum of Contemporary Art
Kit Bencharongkul, the son of Thai telecoms tycoon and art collector Boonchai Bencharongkul, at Museum of Contemporary Art, in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo: Museum of Contemporary Art
Enid Tsui
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The Collector by Enid Tsui

Thai tycoon’s son Kit Bencharongkul to help father’s Bangkok museum move with the times

  • The founder of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Boonchai Bencharongkul, hands the reins to his son
  • The photographer and pop star plans to modernise, edit and expand the collection beyond Buddhist art

Kit Bencharongkul, the son of Thai telecoms tycoon and art collector Boonchai Bencharongkul, at Museum of Contemporary Art, in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo: Museum of Contemporary ArtKit Bencharongkul, the son of Thai telecoms tycoon and art collector Boonchai Bencharongkul, at Museum of Contemporary Art, in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo: Museum of Contemporary Art
Kit Bencharongkul, the son of Thai telecoms tycoon and art collector Boonchai Bencharongkul, at Museum of Contemporary Art, in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo: Museum of Contemporary Art
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