Covid-19 Exclusives: Will the Market for Art Ever be the Same Again?

loading Kim Ng's installation work at the ongoing Rimbun Dahan artist's residency in Kuang.

You read it here first! We are pre-publishing features on Covid-19 slated for our June 2020 issue. So stay in, stay safe and enjoy free access to Penang Monthly's e-Archive during Malaysia's Movement Control Order. BRICK-AND-MORTAR art galleries are hugely impacted by the novel coronavirus pandemic because of the lockdown and the consequent economic crunch. Poster of Wei-Ling Galleries' webinar, What Makes ART Powerful? A few galleries had reported zilch sales since the Movement Control Order (MCO) on March 18, and which has since been extended four times till June 9. KL’s Segaris Art Centre chief executive officer Nizam Rahmat says that sales ...

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