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FX Harsono: Testimonies through art

  • Prodita Sabarini

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Tue, April 27 2010 | 08:27 am
FX Harsono: Testimonies through art

PREMIUM 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...