Visitors look at artworks during the opening day of Art Jakarta 2019 on Friday. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)

Art Jakarta 2019

BY : YUDHA BASKORO

AUGUST 31, 2019

Art Jakarta 2019 opened at the Jakarta Convention Center on Friday. The city's biggest art fair attracts connoisseurs and art collectors from Indonesia and as far afield as Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, the United States, Taiwan, Russia, Australia, Thailand, the Philippines, Vietnam and China. 

The main programs are Jakarta Gallery, Jakarta Spot and Jakarta Scene. Jakarta Gallery displays artworks from more than 70 galleries, while Jakarta Spot is a place where visitors can interact with several prime art installations by the seven best local and foreign artists. Jakarta Scene features collaborative works by selected new talent on Indonesia's contemporary art scene.

The three-day exhibit closes on Sunday.

A curator discusses a painting by well-known Malaysian artist Ahmad Zakii Anwar during the opening day of Art Jakarta 2019 on Friday. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
A curator discusses a painting by well-known Malaysian artist Ahmad Zakii Anwar during the opening day of Art Jakarta 2019 on Friday. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
Artworks by Albert Yonathan and Eko Nugroho are on display in the entrance hall. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
Artworks by Albert Yonathan and Eko Nugroho are on display in the entrance hall. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
A visitor takes a photo of 'Donut Rush' by South Korean ceramicist Jae Yong Kim. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
A visitor takes a photo of 'Donut Rush' by South Korean ceramicist Jae Yong Kim. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
'Lucia' by California-based abstract artist Micah Crandall-Bear. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
'Lucia' by California-based abstract artist Micah Crandall-Bear. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
Visitors admire works by Malaysian painter Choy Chun Wei during Art Jakarta 2019. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
Visitors admire works by Malaysian painter Choy Chun Wei during Art Jakarta 2019. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
Prospective buyers check the price of a piece by Malaysia-born artist Kumari Nahappan. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
Prospective buyers check the price of a piece by Malaysia-born artist Kumari Nahappan. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
A visitor enters 'Man Cave' by Ronald Ventura of the Philippines. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
A visitor enters 'Man Cave' by Ronald Ventura of the Philippines. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
A visitor passes a hyper-realistic painting by Israeli-born artist Yigal Ozeri. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
A visitor passes a hyper-realistic painting by Israeli-born artist Yigal Ozeri. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
A visitor stands in front of works belonging to ROH Projects. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
A visitor stands in front of works belonging to ROH Projects. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
An artwork by Indonesian sculptor I Nyoman Nuarta on display at Art Jakarta 2019. Nyoman was a pioneer of the Indonesian New Art Movement in 1976. The Garuda Wisnu Kencana Statue in Bali and Jalesveva Jayamahe Monument in Surabaya, East Java, are among his best-known creations. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
An artwork by Indonesian sculptor I Nyoman Nuarta on display at Art Jakarta 2019. Nyoman was a pioneer of the Indonesian New Art Movement in 1976. The Garuda Wisnu Kencana Statue in Bali and Jalesveva Jayamahe Monument in Surabaya, East Java, are among his best-known creations. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
A woman observes a stereoscopic sculpture by South Korea's Yi Hwan-kwon. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
A woman observes a stereoscopic sculpture by South Korea's Yi Hwan-kwon. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
'North K2' by South Korea's You Ji In. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
'North K2' by South Korea's You Ji In. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
A man looks at a work by young Indonesian artist Naufal Abshar, who graduated from LaSalle College of the Arts and Goldsmith University in London. His artworks have been sold to collectors in Spain, France, Singapore and South Africa. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
A man looks at a work by young Indonesian artist Naufal Abshar, who graduated from LaSalle College of the Arts and Goldsmith University in London. His artworks have been sold to collectors in Spain, France, Singapore and South Africa. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
Singaporean painter Wong Keen, center, seen in his 'Flesh Matters' exhibition room. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)
Singaporean painter Wong Keen, center, seen in his 'Flesh Matters' exhibition room. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)

 

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