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Facts You Need To Know About The Contemporary Art In KL

Kuala Lumpur widely known as KL has a distinctive art scene, a bustling cultural life and home to the National Visual Arts Gallery, making it one of the liveliest cultural destinations in the Asian region.

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The National Art Gallery in KL

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The National Art Gallery is one of the dynamic galleries Malaysia presents to the public and is home to some of the country’s most daring contemporary art collections and exhibitions! The Gallery which is located in the heart of the city (KL) can be easily reached from hotels such as Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral.

Exhibitions

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Kuala Lumpur has witnessed a number of contemporary art exhibitions and shows in the recent past and throughout the years. Barehands 2017 which was held at the National Art Gallery can be considered as one of the hits in 2017. Initiated by Juhari Said and Setiawan Sabana, the KL leg saw the participation of 28 artists at the beginning of April 2017.

Street Art in KL

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Kuala Lumpur showcases its own street art paintings proving that art (especially graffiti) is universal regardless of the language or country. China Town area and Petaling Street are some of the hotspots to check some trendy street art.

Street Art Galleries in KL

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Discover local art in Kuala Lumpur with a visit to some of the fine art galleries available in the city. The Wei Ling Gallery, Galeri Petronas, and TAKSU are some of the premier spaces in the town to find leading contemporary Malaysian and International art.

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