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Sudjojono's sketchbook Unveiled in Singapore

  • Stevie Emilia

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Thu, May 17 2018   /  03:06 am

Masterpiece: A visitor checks out drawings from S. Sudjojono’s sketchbook displayed at the National Gallery Singapore in a newly opened exhibition running until Aug. 19. (Courtesy of National Gallery Singapore)An intimate, personal glimpse into the life of legendary Indonesian painter S. Sudjojono comes to light through his sketches, unveiled at the National Gallery Singapore as a complete set for the first time.Eighteen drawings from a sketchbook by S. Sudjojono, the renowned maestro of modern Indonesian art, are on display for the first time as a full set at the National Gallery Singapore.The sketchbook, titled Draw & Paint ( 1969 ), captures little known details of the personal life of the artist and his surroundings. The drawings are shown as part of the gallery’s newly opened exhibition “(Re)collect: The Making of our Art Collection” which runs until Aug. 19.In these dra...