Art fair organisers in KL change exhibit layout after flak from art lovers


All the artworks displayed on the balcony railings have been removed. They are now being exhibited at new gallery spaces at the ARTisFair event in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: The Star/Muhamad Shahril Rosli

The inaugural ARTisFAIR event hit a bump a day after its opening at the Fahrenheit88 mall in Kuala Lumpur.

The affordable art fair, co-created by fashion designer Datuk Seri Bernard Chandran and BookXcess co-founder Andrew Yap, scheduled to run until Nov 28, was at the centre of a social media storm today with art lovers and local artists objecting to the way some of the exhibits where hung on the shopping mall balcony railings.

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