KL gallery celebrates 15 years, continues mission to introduce Malaysian artists abroad

Justin Lim’s new paintings titled 'Private Utopia' and 'Not All Birds Are Allowed Into The House (right) are seen alongside James Seet's ceramic work titled 'Conversation No.1' at Richard Koh Fine Art's 15th anniversary exhibition. Photo: The Star/Yap Chee Hong

This month, Richard Koh Fine Art commemorates its 15th year in Malaysia, something that gallerist Richard Koh himself probably never imagined when he set up the gallery all those years ago.

He had been an art advisor and consultant since the early 1990s, but never had the intention to run an art gallery. That is, until serendipity struck in the form of disgruntled artists.

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