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Malay Prose and Animal World of Juhari Said

At first, carved wood of the Malaysian artist tend to focus on technical grazes. Now, he presents them with finer intricate techniques, detailed brushes and deeper contents. Two Dalmatian dogs are standing back to back on their hind legs. A burst of red line separates the dogs from each other, akin to a mirror. On...

Competing Notions Turn Isur the Champion of UOB Painting Competition 2013

The painting takes plagiarism issue as the theme despite its originality. There is no graphic or photography design factor in the artworks. It is the spontaneity that makes Suroso Isur the champion of the year’s UOB painting competition. The artist is seated wearily on a chair with a piece white cloth covering his eyes. He...

The Deserted Asian Art Museum Directors’ Forum

The forum’s participants are truly qualified. The discussion, though, is mediocre at best. For the first time since its inauguration in 2006 in Beijing-China, it is now the turn of Indonesia to be the Host country of the annual meeting for all Head Curators/Directors of Fine Arts Museum in Asia – Asian Art Museum Directors'...

Rangkaian Mural Gigin di Sepanjang Dinding Kios Kopi

STARBUCKS menggandeng seniman Gigin Ginanjar untuk membuat mural bertema kopi di dinding-dinding  Starbucks seluruh Indonesia, mulai dari store Starbuck Grand Indonesia, Megaria Metropole, Rest Area KM 19 Tol Jakarta-Cikampek, hingga Kedutaan Amerika. Tercatat sejak  November 2013 lalu, Gigin telah melukis bersama kedua temannya dari Studio Hanafi di 32 kios kopi asal Seattle, Amerika ini yang...

Gede Mahendra Yasa: Jenuh Terus Mengekor

Ia berdiri di area abu-abu. Antara seni rupa kontemporer dan tradisional. Kini, ia mencoba menjembataninya. Lahir di pulau dewata Bali, tak berarti karya-karya lukis Gede Mahendra Yasa kental citra rasa “seni lukis Bali” yang penuh naratif, tahapan/lapisan, dan detail yang rumit. Karya-karyanya justu sangat kontemporer dengan teknik realis yang mengedepankan pemikiran dan konsep. Namun...