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.