In a KL hotel, a pop-up art fair turns rooms into 'mini galleries'

Art collectors visit G13's pop-up art exhibition at the CIMB Artober Hotel Art Fair 2021 at Element by Westin in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: G13 Gallery

Kenny Teng, G13 Gallery director, is more accustomed to planning exhibitions with artworks hung on the walls, but there is no issue of exhibiting paintings on hotel room beds and propping them up in tight corners of a (hotel) suite if the main aim is to introduce art to a new audience.

As one of the participating galleries at the CIMB Artober Hotel Art Fair 2021 at the Element by Westin Kuala Lumpur, G13 Gallery is on tour duty in the capital, showcasing 27 contemporary artists in two hotel rooms.

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