It was a weekend not to be missed for art lovers and aesthetes. Open Studios Penang – a festival that celebrates the paint and brush, and the artists behind the canvas – kicked off its very first edition last June 14-16. Styled around the theme “Bringing Art Together”, the three-day art event, the biggest ever to be held in Penang, featured close to 100 leading artists – think Malaysian pioneer artists Khaw Sia, Kuo Ju Ping and Yong Mun Sen – and emerging artists from Penang and Malaysia, from Singapore and Vietnam, and from as far away as Australia, Denmark, India, Sweden, Bulgaria, the UK and the US.
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