Entang Wiharso | the artist




The artist Entang Wiharso
Born 1967, Tegal, Central Java, Indonesia.
Lives and works in Yogyakarta, and Foster, Rhode Island, USA.

Style and technique of the artist: Painting,


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…The images are potent, provocative, and overwhelming. Viewers are struck by this, yet many are scared to try to “read?the work. Entang’s iconography appears at first to be culturally coded. And for the many viewers, attempts to decode the paintings are intimidating because they simply do not speak the language. When the public comes to an exhibition of Entang’s work, they display a variety of responses…
“People have the same rights. In order to obtain real (basic) truth and justness, we have to be honest with God, with ourselves, and with the community.”
HURTING LANDSCAPE


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