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Opened in 2011, this 3,800-square foot space is an ex­ten­sion of the flag­ship gallery in Brick­fields. Lim Wei-Ling con­tin­ues to ac­tively en­gage with con­tem­po­rary artists such as Ivan Lam and Anuren­dra Je­gadeva, Choy Chun Wei, Yau Bee Ling, Amin Gul­gee, Zulk­i­fli Yu­soff, Hamidi Hadi, and Umibaizu­rah Mahir. Art shows range from paint­ings to sculp­tures, and pho­tog­ra­phy to in­stal­la­tions. The gallery is a great way to kick-start the day. A quick stop here pro­vides per­fect art and cul­tural op­por­tu­ni­ties as well as shop­ping in­spi­ra­tion. G212, Ground Floor, The Gar­dens Mall; Tel: 017- 887 7216; 016-913 6252. OPEN­ING HOURS: Daily, 11am to 9pm. WHAT’S HOT: ‘Mea­sur­ing Love’, a the­matic group ex­hi­bi­tion based around the con­cept of love, fea­tures the works of nine emerg­ing con­tem­po­rary artists. Runs through Septem­ber 10. Dip into art mid-re­tail ther­apy.

RICHARD KOH FINE ART, KUALA LUMPUR This pri­vate art gallery and ex­hi­bi­tion stu­dio high­lights the en­gag­ing work of con­tem­po­rary South­east Asian artists. The gallery dou­bles as a vin­tage fur­ni­ture store with beau­ti­fully re­stored pieces run by Richard Koh and his part­ner. 2F-3, Level 2, Bangsar Vil­lage II. Tel: 03-2283 3677. OPEN­ING HOURS: Daily, 10am to 10pm. WHAT’S HOT: ‘Im­mor­tal Beloved’ show­cases stamp col­lage pieces from Chang Yoong Chia from Au­gust 15 to Septem­ber 5.

WEI-LING CON­TEM­PO­RARY

GA­LERI PETRONAS

One of the city’s ma­jor art spa­ces, Ga­leri Petronas has made art more ac­ces­si­ble to the pub­lic. The gallery pro­motes both as­pir­ing and es­tab­lished tal­ents, and aims to re­flect the di­ver­sity of Malaysia. Its Art Re­source Cen­tre boasts an ex­ten­sive col­lec­tion of books and au­dio-vis­ual ma­te­rial. Lot 341-343, Level 3, Suria KLCC. Tel: 03-2051 7770. OPEN­ING HOURS: Tues­day to Sun­day, 10am to 8pm. WHAT’S HOT: Mark­ing the 50th year of Malaysia Day, Zulk­i­fli Yu­soff’s ‘ Merdeka’ is on till Septem­ber 8.

Richard Koh Fine Art, Kuala Lumpur

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