Curate is a new gallery space inaugurated by Henry Butcher Art Auctioneers, Malaysia’s pioneering and one of Southeast Asia’s leading fine art auction house specialising in Malaysian and Southeast Asian Art. Curate hosts an ongoing curated programme of exhibitions presenting important and exciting modern and contemporary artists.
Operating from SENI Mont Kiara in Kuala Lumpur and collaborating with regional and international institutions, Curate strives to expose the local audience to art from around the world, and Malaysian Art to international platforms. Its ART TRIO series presents hidden gems from prominent private and corporate collections, providing collectors and art lovers rare opportunities to witness cultural treasure that has not been in the public eye. Constantly scouting for emerging artists, Curate will also present cutting edge and never seen before talents from around the region. It also showcases a variety of collectibles not confining to two dimensional paintings and drawings, focusing on developing a healthy collecting culture in the region.
Apart from exhibitions, a series of public art programmes, talks and workshops is organised to educate the public on various issues pertaining to art such as appreciation, collecting, framing, conservation, restoration, display and many more.
Haslin Ismail, The Fattory Chronicles , The Squishiness Of Things, Acrylic and collage on canvas, 280 x 209 cm, 2015.