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With sketches, people cannot lie

  • Jusuf Wanandi and Candra Gautama
    Jusuf Wanandi and Candra Gautama


Jakarta | Tue, June 13, 2017 | 02:11 pm
With sketches, people cannot lie A visitor look at one of Sudjojono works at Sudjojono's sketch painting exhibition at Bentara Budaya, Jakarta on Tuesday, June 6. 2017. (JP/Wienda Parwitasari)

PREMIUM Only a few maestros of painting have written their own accounts of their personal lives. Therefore, the autobiography of S. Sudjojono, or pak Djon, constitutes a major contribution to Indonesia’s visual art scene. 

Pak Djon is a thinker of Indonesian culture. The ideas he has portrayed through paintings are inseparable from his vision about the culture of I...

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