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Indonesia at the Centre for Fine Arts

BOZAR HISTORY

This winter Europalia Indonesia will be occupying nearly every corner of BOZAR. Not that this is the first time that the art of this group of islands has filled the Centre for Fine Arts.

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Copyright: BOZAR Achives

In 1977 a real Indonesia fever gripped the nation with the blockbuster exhibition Borubudur, attracting huge crowds between which between 18 January and 3 April.

Copyright 1977: BOZAR Achives/Philippe De Gobert
Copyright 1977: BOZAR Achives/Philippe De Gobert
Copyright 1977: BOZAR Achives/Philippe De Gobert
Copyright 1977: BOZAR Achives/Philippe De Gobert
Copyright 1977: BOZAR Achives/Philippe De Gobert
Copyright 1977: BOZAR Achives/Philippe De Gobert
Copyright 1977: BOZAR Achives/Philippe De Gobert
Copyright 1977: BOZAR Achives/Philippe De Gobert
Copyright 1977: BOZAR Achives/Philippe De Gobert
Copyright 1977: BOZAR Achives/Philippe De Gobert

The very first time that Indonesian art was exhibited at a major exhibition in Belgium was during the winter of 1952-53. On that occasion visitors to the Centre for Fine Arts were able to discover traditional works of art as well as contemporary paintings from the region. A real first!

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Copyright: BOZAR Achives
Copyright: BOZAR Achives
Copyright: BOZAR Achives
Copyright: BOZAR Achives
Copyright: BOZAR Achives

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