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Henry Butcher Art Auctioneers honored at the National Art Gallery Malaysia’s 65th anniversary gala dinner.

Jan 12, 2024

Kuala Lumpur, 12 January : Henry Butcher Art Auctioneers Sdn Bhd (HBART) started off 2024 on a bright note when the company was honoured with a recognition at the National Art Gallery Malaysia’s 65th anniversary gala dinner at the KL Convention Centre Ballroom on 10 January 2024 for its contributions to the art industry in the country.

Sim Polenn, the director of the company received a certificate of Penghargaan Pemangkin Industri Seni Visual Negara as well as a unique kinetic sculpture from YBhg. Dato' Roslan Tan Sri Abdul Rahman, the Secretary General of the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, (MOTAC). Sim expressed his gratitude to the company’s clients, supporters, staff as well as industry stakeholders for the opportunity to serve and contribute to the art industry.

The recognition comes on the back of the prestigious Brandlaureate Artprenuer award presented to Sim in September 2023 and is a heartwarming and satisfying moment for the company and its staff who have worked tirelessly to build up the company to become one of the leading art auctioneering companies in the country as well as play a part in developing the art auction industry since the company’s inception in 2008. Sim said that the recognition will spur HBART to reach out for and achieve greater heights in the years to come.


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