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 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.
While only a limited number has been shown, the collection reflects Sukarno’s vision of the Indonesian nation. It is, however, not yet known exactly when Sukarno started his art collection.