FX Harsono: Testimonies through art
The Jakarta Post
Courtesy of FX Harsono
When prominent artist FX Harsono’s father sent his son away from Blitar to Yogyakarta in 1969 to pursue a higher education, he thought his son would study engineering. Little did he know Harsono had other plans for his future: To paint. “I lied to my father,” Harsono recalled. “He didn’t approve of me studying art,” he said. Besides enrolling into a technology...