Art Expo Malaysia Marches On While Others Stumble


It’s a feat that the International Art Expo Malaysia (AEM) is now in its 13th year, though it is increasingly tough to keep up with the fast-changing game and mounting overheads. What started as a labour of love and a challenge by its founder-supremo Datuk Vincent Sim Tiak Choo, remains very much so today. With the lifeblood sponsorships – both corporate and institutional – trickling and sputtering, it’s a tightrope act every year for Sim Po Jinn, the founder’s second son who’s been helming the operations these past few years. Jompet Kuswidananto (Collectors Focus: Dato Azman Norudin). Last year saw the AEM, seen ...

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