Exhibition Review

Artist and Entrepreneurship

May 29, 2010
Artist and Entrepreneurship

The exhibition entitled "Space and Image" displayed the works of 80 Indonesian artists be paintings, sculptures, installations and performing arts. Some artists are Indonesia's prime ones nationally and internationally such as Entang Wiharso, Heri Dono, Ugo Untoro, Dede Eri Supria, Teguh Ostenrik, Nasirun, Yani Mariani, Bunga Jeruk, Rudi Mantovani and Galam Zulkifli.

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The Journey of Indonesian Visual Arts

December 7, 2009
The Journey of Indonesian Visual Arts

This exhibition is also an evidence that Indonesian visual arts are moving to follow the strong current of world art movement. Even works of some Indonesian artists are not just "duplication" of previous genres, but able to "domesticate" the world art trends to be something "so Indonesian".

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Choreography of Colours

December 1, 2009
Choreography of Colours

So far Sardono has created more than a hundred of painting works in his home and studio. The Choreography of Colours is his first solo exhibition with fifteen paintings selected by curator Enin Supriyanto.

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Revival of Traditional Balinese Painting?

October 29, 2009
Revival of Traditional Balinese Painting?

Exhibition entitled "Siyu Taksu - Traditional Balinese in the Post Bonnet Ubud and Batuan Styles" in Jakarta, in Oktober 13-25, 2009, built a hope about the revival of traditional Balinese painting styles. About 350 traditional paintings of tens artists were displayed here.

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Syncretism of Java-Islam in Contemporary Art

October 27, 2009
Syncretism of Java-Islam in Contemporary Art

It is really that, for Nasirun, make a painting is not only an action which has to do with aesthetic matter. Make a painting is a spiritual action too.

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Agus Suwage

July 25, 2009
Agus Suwage

Agus Suwage was born in a litle town Purworejo, Central Java, in 1959. He is one of some senior painters in Indonesia which are very creative and productive in their 'golden age'.

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Exhibition of Kompas Short Story Illustration

July 14, 2009
Exhibition of Kompas Short Story Illustration

When Illustration was Loosen From It’s Story By Winarto Every year for the latest five years the greatest newspaper in Indonesia, Kompas daily, held the exhibition of ¬†short story illustrations. This year the exhibition runs at Bentara Budaya art building, Jakarta, Indonesia, in July 1-5th, 2009. This event presented 53 original paintings which have...

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June 29, 2009

The loves and hates of Anang Asmara Julia Suryakusuma, The Jakarta Post, June 25, 2009 Painters who specialize in portraits know the expressive power of a face. Faces can convey so much – not just a likeness, but also personality and mood. They can flatter or romanticize; they can exaggerate a particular trait or...

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