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.
If Beethoven had the mindset of a pop songwriter, this may have ended up being the overall mood in his works throughout the remaining 25 years of his life.
With the rise of art fairs and art biennales in Indonesia, echoing the global trend, will there be any way for the good old art galleries to survive?
In the past few years, art fairs have dominated the art market. This year is not a biennale year, and it seems that gallery exhibitions are making a comeback.
Inspired by traditional celebration "Kenduri", Kandura’s designs is different from the ceramic studios which focus on contemporary design.