William Lim Joins GWKL 2018 As a Luminary
Gallery Weekend Kuala Lumpur (GWKL) 2018 will host a tapestry programme that blends local talent, global perspectives and heritage skill – all in a word-class environment. Over twenty galleries and institutions will showcase an exciting range of aesthetic talent and collections.
William Lim will join GWLK 2018 as a luminary in conversation with Dr. Deepanjana Klein from Christie’s. This talk will take a place at National Visual Arts Auditorium, 3-5pm on Sunday 2nd December.
William Lim - HK Collector & Architect
Besides being an award-winning architect and artist responsible for the design of H Queen’s, the first vertical art gallery building in Hong Kong which is met with great success. William Lim is also an ardent collector of Hong Kong art and has been described as “arguably the world’s foremost collector of Hong Kong contemporary art”. In 2014, he authored a book entitled The No Colors: Living Collection in Hong Kong, which documents his comprehensive collection of works by more than 50 contemporary local artists and provides an insight into the contemporary art scene of Hong Kong.
Dr. Deepanjana Klein - Christie's International Head for South Asian Modern & Contemporary Art.
.While Dr. Klein’s expertise is firmly rooted in South Asian art of centuries past, this scholar is most enthralled by the art of the 20th century. She played a central role in acquiring the business of the estate of Francis Newton Souza, one of the most important historical sales in the category, and regularly writes for various journals on the topic of contemporary Indian art.
For more information, go to www.gw-kl.com.