Amir Sidharta leads Sidharta Auctioneer, an auction house specialising in fine arts that he founded in 2005. He is also co-founder and chairman of Yayasan Mitra Museum Jakarta. A writer and photographer, he has published several books and his work has appeared across several media outlets.
Amir Sidharta tells us a story of one Donald Friend, an artist who was neglected in his home country, but was accepted unconditionally in Bali, the island on which he chose to live in towards the end of his life.
NOW! Jakarta contributor Amir Sidharta talks about Nunung WS and her works.
Amir Sidharta tells us a story of Kartono Yudhokusumo, the Father of Modern Decorative Painting.
NOW! Jakarta contributor Amir Sidharta this time talks about Tegus Ostenrik who presented his idea of creating an installation for Berlin.
Fondly known in the Indonesian art world as “Our man in Paris”, Salim lived in Paris from 1957 until his death over a decade ago at the age of 100. This is his story.