Previewing Larasati Jakarta Auction: Pictures of Indonesia 12 May 2019

                                         Boats at Kusamba – Affandi   Sixty-two items of fine art go under the hammer from 2:30 pm Sunday 12 May in the upcoming Pictures of Indonesia auction conducted by Larasati auctioneers at the CSIS Center, Tanah Abang, Central Jakarta. The sale offers good buying opportunities for beginner and mid level collectors, as well … Continue reading Previewing Larasati Jakarta Auction: Pictures of Indonesia 12 May 2019

Previewing Indonesian Modern & Contemporary Art at Sotheby’s Hong Kong Spring Sale

The 1-5 April Sotheby’s Hong Kong Spring Sales, a highly anticipated auction on the 2017 global calendar, inevitably will draw increased global attention to the Asian region. Sotheby’s first conducted sales in Hong Kong in 1972. For the first time however, works by iconic Western contemporary artists Andy Warhol, Jean Michel Basquiat and Damien Hirst … Continue reading Previewing Indonesian Modern & Contemporary Art at Sotheby’s Hong Kong Spring Sale

Indonesian Art Growing in Popularity With Regional Collectors: Reviewing Sotheby’s Hong Kong Autumn Sales 2016

Scene from the Sotheby’s Sale 2 October, Affandi’s “Borobudur and the Sun” 1984, sets a new world record for the artist selling for US $ 1.26 million. All Images courtesy of Sotheby’s  Hong Kong.   More than 290 items of fine art went under the hammer in two auctions of special interest to collectors of Indonesian … Continue reading Indonesian Art Growing in Popularity With Regional Collectors: Reviewing Sotheby’s Hong Kong Autumn Sales 2016

National Gallery Singapore Presenting and Archiving Indonesian Art

Assistant Director of the National Gallery Singapore Resource Center Indonesian Art Historian Farah Wardani. Image Courtesy NGS A meeting point for major civilizations, religions and colonial powers, Southeast Asian art has experienced a turbulent social and political history defined by a complex relationship between local traditions and influences from the West. Open from November 2015, … Continue reading National Gallery Singapore Presenting and Archiving Indonesian Art