The 12th International Art Expo Malaysia (AEM) 2018 promises to be an exciting art event, presenting the Special Exhibition Area of curatorial projects for selected reputable South-east Asian galleries, besides a Japanese Pavilion housing the biggest representation of Japanese artists.
The Art Expo Malaysia 2018, the 12th edition since 2007, will be held at the Matrade Exhibition and Convention Centre (MECC), Kuala Lumpur, from October 12-14.
Some 65 exhibitors, exhibiting 1,500 pieces of quality artworks (including paintings, sculptures, installation, photography) of various style, expression and medium, representing a wide spectrum of artists from 22 countries will pack Matrade Exhibition and Convention Centre (MECC) in the biggest art event of commerce and networking.
Besides Gajah Gallery, the other 8 participating galleries from Singapore are Art Porters, Art Xchange Gallery, ArtBlue Studio, Gnani Arts, REDSEA Gallery, White Space Art Asia, first-time participants Asian Art Platform, and Mazel Galerie.
There will also be a two-day art talk on various topics such as art investment, art collecting journey, art conservation etc by prominent local and foreign speakers, while the Embassy’s Row of cultural exchange will feature works of artists selected from the embassies of Brazil, Croatia, Ecuador, Italy and Russia.
Co-founder and Fair Director Sim Pojinn said,
“Art Expo Malaysia promotes Malaysia Art in an international art platform, promoting local galleries and artists world widely, educating the public about art appreciation and art investment, promoting arts to a wider community (via intensive marketing) thus nurturing the interest towards arts in them, bolstering Kuala Lumpur as an important art hub in South-east Asia that is active in art commerce and art development, as well as networking within the community. Following last year’s success of recording good sales and visitorship of 30,000 people, we hope to achieve a greater success while we improve from different aspects.”
Dates: 12 – 14 October 2018
Opening hours: 11am to 8pm daily, except Oct 14, 11am – 7pm
Venue: Matrade Exhibition and Convention Centre (MECC) Kuala Lumpur