Affandi Museum, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Indonesia: Why the art market needs art history (1997)

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Astri Wright - 15 Nov 97

Indonesia: Why the art market needs art history (1997) Astri Wright offers her thoughts about how the art market can combat against thefts of artwork and forgeries in Indonesia. "Crime does not pay," the old saying goes. That is a truth, however, that must be qualified. When intelligence,...

Affandi: The existentialist self-portrait [1] (1994)

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Astri Wright - 04 Jun 94

Affandi: The existentialist self-portrait [1] (1994) Excerpt from Astri Wright’s book Soul, spirit and mountain: Preoccupations of contemporary Indonesian painters. Affandi Affandi (1907?-90) is among the first Indonesian painters to become preoccupied with the human condition and to probe the...

Kartika Affandi-Köberl at Duta Fine Arts Gallery, Kemang, South Jakarta (1988)

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Astri Wright - 18 Apr 88

Kartika Affandi-Köberl at Duta Fine Arts Gallery, Kemang, South Jakarta (1988) Kartika Affandi-Köberl at Duta Fine Arts Gallery [Kartika Affandi-Köberl] is an accomplished painter who also happens to be a woman. These two aspects of Kartika are connected in so far as they both spring from and in...