Archive for the tag 'contemporary art'

Oct 06 2011

Art Expo Malaysia 2011: Kuala Lumpur’s top contemporary arts event

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Kuala Lumpur’s leading contemporary arts showcase — Art Expo Malaysia 2011 — is just round the corner, and it looks like being the biggest and best so far. A total of 65 galleries and organisations have signed up for the five-day event, which runs from October 28 to November 1. And the best thing about … read the full post

Aug 23 2011

Starhill Gallery Arts Festival

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Shopping is not just a popular pastime in Kuala Lumpur, for many people it has reached the status of a religion. Shiny new malls open with alarming regularity, providing yet another place to worship the god of consumerism. And despite offering virtually nothing original, they seem full of happy customers, even before the paint is … read the full post

Jul 21 2011

Malaysia Contemporary Art Tourism Festival 2011

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Up until very recently, the idea of tourists coming to Kuala Lumpur specifically to see or buy Malaysian contemporary art would have been virtually unheard of. But a thriving independent gallery sector, together with the success of Malaysia’s first two contemporary art auctions, and the growing popularity of the country’s annual International Art Expo, has … read the full post