Galeri Petronas closure and how it impacts the Malaysian art scene

The general reaction in the arts community towards Galeri Petronas’ closure is sadness, and many feel it can still have a role to play in post-pandemic times with a better vision. This photo is of a poster for one of the gallery’s exhibitions. Photo: The Star

It might be commonly understood that a major art institution funded by a state-owned oil and gas company will be a permanent fixture in the Malaysian arts and culture landscape.

But art galleries do close, even the major ones, especially during these unprecedented pandemic times.

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