The BNM (Bank Negara Malaysia) Museum and Art Gallery is currently hosting a group exhibition involving 10 contemporary artists from Austria and Malaysia. This exhibition which is entitled Two Worlds Different Points of Viewing is held in commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the diplomatic ties of the 2 nations and it will be running until the end of January next year.
Essentially, Two Worlds Different Points in Viewing features 10 artists from the 2 countries that include the likes of Nasir Baharuddin, Aminah Abu Rahman and Erich Spindler as well as Charlotte Wiesmann. The governor of BNM Tan Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz officiated the event together with Andrea Wicke, the Austrian Ambassador to Malaysia.
BNM has been one of the strongest supporter of Malaysian arts for the past half decade or so where it keeps more than 2,000 artworks in its permanent collection. To date, it has more than 2,000 artworks from artists not only within Malaysia but also around the region and the global art scene. The BNM gallery is one of the most prominent art spaces and is often referred to as a prestigious and prominent place for any artist to display their artwork for the art loving Malaysian public.