Art Stage Jakarta, Indonesia’s first boutique art fair of international format celebrates the country’s vibrant and diverse contemporary art scene.
As Southeast Asia’s largest art scene and market, Indonesia is defined by its unique artists and a strong collecting culture led by the nation’s dedicated collectors.
Art Stage Jakarta 2016 presented 50 galleries from Indonesia and beyond. In addition to the participation of all of Indonesia’s top galleries, the inaugural edition of Art Stage Jakarta 2016 also included renowned international galleries from Asia and Europe.
As the country’s exclusive boutique art fair, Art Stage Jakarta 2016 was strongly supported by the leading Indonesian collectors with their presence on the Art Stage Jakarta Board of Art Patrons and Board of Young Collectors. Indonesia’s key society leaders have also thrown their support behind the Fair as members of the Board of Friends. This show of support by the collectors was further reinforced by a curated museum-like exhibition of artworks to be presented at the Fair from the collection of six of Indonesia’s top collectors and members of the Fair’s Board of Art Patrons.
Drawn from the renowned private collections of six Indonesian collectors, the exhibition was curated by Mr Enin Supriyanto, one of Indonesia’s leading curators. The exhibition, spread over 600 square meters, presented to the public a first-hand look at Indonesia’s art master pieces ranging from modern to contemporary. It explored the diversity and richness of Indonesian art through the works of established as well as young Indonesian artists and examined the themes that they engaged with.
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