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Pendirian Jakarta Contemporary Art Space: Memberikan Ruang Bagi Seniman Kontemporer Indonesia

Meledaknya pasar seni rupa Asia di awal 2000, khususnya seni rupa kontemporer Cina, ikut berdampak pada perkembangan seni rupa Indonesia. Kolektor seni kian ramai membicarakan seniman-seniman Indonesia, diikuti melejitnya harga karya-karya mereka di balai lelang. Seniman-seniman Indoneia pun mulai banyak yang diundang untuk berpameran ke berbagai perhelatan seni internasional seperti art fair dan biennale di Cina,...

The OHD Museum Saga : An Open Letter to the Indonesian Art World

First of all, private and public cultural institutions must be differentiated. In the European/UK model, high levels of accountability are levied on museums because public trust is tied to public funding. The OHD museum is primarily a private initiative. The OHD museum is not funded by tax payers' money. OHD pays for the works...

Art Mystery or Art History?

Since the opening of the OHD Museum in Magelang (5 April 2012) many reactions circulated in the Indonesian art world. These reactions led to the Fine Art Round Table Discussion in Jakarta (24 May 2012). As an art historian and long time researcher in the field of modern and contemporary Indonesian art I would...

An Open Letter from Jim Supangkat

(Infrastructure, Museum, History) of Indonesian Art - English Version Renate Kant and Helena Spanjaard's writings in www.svastisarasvati.com should complement the "Fine Art Round Table Discussion: Indonesian Modern Paintings”, held in May 24, 2012 at the National Gallery, Jakarta. When I was asked to speak at the discussion, I was assured by the organizers that the planned...