Art Bali: a stepping-stone to a sustainable art ecosystem

Minister of Finance of the Republic of Indonesia, Sri Mulyani, Head of BeKraf, Triawan Munif and Heri Pemad during the opening of Art Bali 9 October 2018   Under wraps Art Bali, a world- class presentation of contemporary art by 39 Balinese, Indonesian and foreign artists in Nusa Dua, closed 9 November. The most anticipated … Continue reading Art Bali: a stepping-stone to a sustainable art ecosystem

ArtJog 2018 attracts important international collectors

                             “Night with Frank L. Wright” – Patricia Untario   ArtJog, Yogyakarta’s unique and vibrant art fair is celebrating its eleventh instalment. Themed Enlightenment – Towards Various Future, open 4 May – 4 June at the Jogja National Museum, this year it presented more than 100 artworks by 54 national and foreign artists. Since its … Continue reading ArtJog 2018 attracts important international collectors

JAW (Jogja Art Weeks) – Indonesia’s evolving art infrastructure

“Bebas Dalam Keterbatasan” (free within limitations) 2017, Photography on Acrylic – Nofria Doni Fitri. Bakaba by Sakato Art Community, Jogja Gallery, during JAW Indonesia is the biggest and most dynamic art market in the Asian region next to China, and the largest art producer of Southeast Asia. Increasingly gaining international attention via the mechanisms of … Continue reading JAW (Jogja Art Weeks) – Indonesia’s evolving art infrastructure

Reviewing ART|JOG|10

             Fashion As A Weapon, 2017 – Hendra “Blangkon” Priyadhani How may we define Indonesian art? Unlike other nations, Indonesia is without an international standard museum as a foundation through which its distinct art narratives and identity may be imparted internationally, and locally. We can, however, reference a different platform ART|JOG, the art fair that … Continue reading Reviewing ART|JOG|10

ART|JOG|10 – Changing Perspective

Yogyakarta artists work on the R.J Katamsi statue, a project designed and overseen by Wahyu Santoso, honouring the artist, and one of the founders, and the president director of Akademi Seni Rupa Indonesia (ASRI), the first fine arts campus in Indonesia, opened in 1950 (now known as ISI). The work will be erected at the … Continue reading ART|JOG|10 – Changing Perspective