For some reason this doesn't seem to be that heavily promoted in all the tourist literature, but for us this was the highlight of our time in Kuala Lumpur. If you like contemporary art then don't miss this!
It's a bit tricky to get to. You can catch a bus from town I think, but we caught the monorail to Titiwangsa then got a taxi the rest of the way which only cost 4RM. The gallery is free to get into. There are three floors of art, which can be accessed from the centrepiece spiral walkway through the middle of the building.
The ground floor houses the permanent exhibition which is mainly Malaysian contemporary artists. There was a visiting exhibition on the second floor, where 30 private collectors had pooled their pieces to create a super collection. Was very interesting, especially to read their thoughts on their art.
The third and final floor housed a special display of art from budding artists from several Southeast Asian countries. This was our favourite floor. We got chatting to the curator and she invited us to the opening! Sadly we were leaving before the date but it really was a fabulous exhibition full of daring and exciting art.
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