Art Jog ’12 opening weekend sales: Indonesian contemporary painting dominates


The 2012 edition of Art Jog saw healthy sales on its opening weekend, with buyers favouring contemporary Indonesian paintings. Art Jog ’12 officially opened on 14 July 2012. Initial sales indicate a healthy interest in contemporary Indonesian painting. While it is … Continue reading

Art Jog ’12: Fresh contemporary art makes for meaningful Indonesian fair


Organisers of the 2012 edition of Art Jog hope to stand out on the now-crowded Asian art fair calendar with their focus on emerging practitioners and an artist-centred exhibition format.

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David Armi Putra solo exhibition “Pembual/Loudmouth”: fantasies confront and confound


Indonesian artist David Armi Putra recently wrapped up his solo show, “Pembual/Loudmouth”, at the Selasar Sunaryo Art Space in Bandung on 11 May 2012.

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Video artist eats like Andy Warhol, wins 2nd Bandung Contemporary Art Awards


ArtSociates announces the winners of its second annual Bandung Contemporary Art Awards. The grand prize was presented to video installation artist Yusuf Ismail.

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Indonesian contemporary art in Italy: Primo Marella maps emerging Asian art regions


The last half of a two part series on Indonesian art in Italy. We talk to Primo Marella, owner and director of the Milan-based Primo Marella Gallery about mapping Asia for European audiences.

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Indonesian contemporary art in Italy: A “faraway world” brought closer to Rome


An exhibition at the MACRO in Rome signals a significant European breakthrough for artists from the world’s largest archipelago, Indonesia.

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Christie’s Hong Kong autumn 2011 sales: Indonesian art triumphs, Indian falters amid cautious market


The response to Christie’s Hong Kong day sale of Asian Contemporary Art, held on 27 November 2011, was restrained. 28 percent of works in the 273-lot sale failed to sell.

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5 Indonesian painters in Hong Kong group show – picture feast


Work by five Indonesian painters was on show at Hong Kong gallery iPRECIATION. The selection included work by artists like Alfi Jumaldi and Budi Ubrux.

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