Tag Archives: Yogyakarta

A FUSION OF PABLO PICASSO AND DIEGO RIVERA – Djoko Pekik, or, struggling and pushing the boundaries of art

Painting happy victims and thieves who rob them Born in Grobogan (Purwodadi, Central Java) in 1937, he received an art education at the Indonesian Fine Arts Academician in Yogjakarta. With prices ranging from just over 1000 to over 40.000 USD, his paintings have been offered for auction multiple times. From his point of view, art can help eradicate the characteristics …

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JOURNEY TO THE PARADISE OF THE GODS – Indonesia, one of the trendiest destinations in the world

Indonesia, where you will no longer need to dream The most intense of its memories, which is quite natural, will be that of its perfume. Inevitably, however, it will be by thinking of a terraced rice paddy that you will see this island inside your mind. Rarely, but it happens, some people feel like an excruciating nostalgia for its horizons. …

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PRESERVING JAVA’S CULTURAL HERITAGE, THROUGH PHOTOGRAPHY – Kassian Cephas: First indigenous Indonesian to become a professional photographer

Portrait photography and ancient monuments As for Indonesia, some travel agencies offer monumental adventure packages, between rituals and nature. Upon your arrival, you will find its rich contrasts that wait for nothing more than to be discovered. Among its spectacular islands, Sulawesi, Bali and Java. With 13,000 islands, you could go in search of the world of Kassian Cephas, the …

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