Artists

Entang Wiharso

Born in 1967, Tegal, Central Java, Indonesia


Lives and works in Rhode Island, United States and Yogyakarta, Indonesia


 


Education


1994      Bachelors of Fine Art in Painting, Indonesian Institute of the Arts, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


Solo Exhibitions

2018


“Hybrid Brain”, Mizuma Gallery, Singapore


“Landscaping my Brain”, Can’s Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia


“Half Degree of Separation”, Tang Contemporary Art, Bangkok, Thailand


 


2017


“Promising Land”, Marc Straus, New York City, New York, United States


 


2015


“Untold Stories”, Dirimart, Istanbul, Turkey


“Never Say No”, Singapore Tyler Print Institute, Singapore


“Perfect Mirror”, Bernier/Eliades Gallery, Athens, Greece


“Entang Wiharso”, Marc Straus, New York City, New York, United States


 


2014


“Second Homeland”, Hiromi Yoshi Gallery, Tokyo, Japan


“Trilogy”, ARNDT, Singapore


 


2013


“Geo-Portrait #2”, Galeri Salihara, Jakarta, Indonesia


“Geo-Portrait”, Primae Noctis, Lugano, Switzerland


“Crush Me”, Pearl Lam Galleries, Shanghai, China


“Re-Play #2”, Office for Contemporary Art International, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


 


2012


“Untold Stories”, ARNDT, Berlin, Germany


 


2011


“Second Skin: Peeling Back the Layers”, Kalamazoo Institute of Art, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States


“Love Me or Die”, Primo Marella Gallery, Milan, Italy


 


2010


“Love Me or Die”, National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia


 


2008


“Black Goat is My Last Defense”, 5 Traverse Gallery, Providence, Rhode Island, United States


“Black Goat”, The Drawing Room Contemporary Art, Manila, Philippines


“Black Goat Space”, Ark Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia


“I Am Black Goat”, SMU Concourse, Singapore


 


2007


“inToxic”, Rumah Seni Yaitu, Semarang, Indonesia


 


2006


“Puppet Blues”, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States


“Inter-Eruption”, Bentara Budaya, Jakarta, Indonesia


 


2004


“Sublime Tunnel”, Circle Point Art Space, Jakarta, Indonesia


“Hurting Landscape: Between Two Lines”, Gallery Agniel, Providence, Rhode Island, United States


“Hurting Landscape”, Chouinard Gallery, Hong Kong


 


2001


“NusaAmuk”, National Gallery of Indonesia and Nadi Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia; Purna Budaya Art Center and Bentara Budaya Art Center, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


“Amuk”, CP ArtSpace, Washington D.C. United States


 


2000


“Entang Wiharso”, Chouinard Gallery, Hong Kong


“Melting Souls”, Gallery Agniel, Providence, Rhode Island, United States


“Visit to Sacred Place: Cultural Interrogation”, Installation, Taman Martani, Indonesia


 


1999


“Melting Souls”, Hewlett Gallery, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States


“The New God Series”, Hunt-Cavanagh Gallery, Providence College, Providence, Rhode Island, United States


“The New God Series and Ceremony of the Souls”, Java Gallery and Cemara 6 Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia


 


1998


“Evidence on Earth”, CenterCity Contemporary Arts, Providence, Rhode Island, Strange Journey, Santi Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia


 


1997


“Strange Journey”, Native Gallery, Providence, Rhode Island, United States


“Strange Journey”, Benteng Vrederburg Museum, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


 


1996


“Idea is Form”, National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia


“Idea is Form”, Purna Budaya Art Center, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


 


1995


“Conflict, Dreams and Tragedy”, Purna Budaya Art Center, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


Group Exhibitions

2019     


“Now Is The Time: 2019 Wuzhen Contemporary Art Exhibition”, Wuzhen, Zhejiang,China


“Far Away So Close”, Arndt Art Agency, Berlin, Germany


 


2018


“The Great Archipelago”, Kayu-Lucie Fontaine, Setia Darma House of Mask and Puppets, Bali, Indonesia


“Death Is Irrelevant”, Hudson Valley MOCA, Peekskill, New York, United States


“Pathos of the Fringes”, Jeonbuk Museum of Art, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea


“CELEBRATING INDONESIAN PORTRAITURE”, OHD Museum, Magelang, Indonesia


“Enlightenment”, ART|JOG|11, Jogja National Museum, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


“Folkloristics”, Mizuma Gallery, Singapore


 


2017


“Art Turns. World Turns. Exploring the Collection of the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Nusantara”, Commissioned Work for Children’s Space, Museum MACAN, Jakarta, Indonesia


“Allegories & Identities: Eko Nugroho, Entang Wiharso and Heri Dono”, Singapore Tyler Print Institute, Singapore


“The Art Show – Art of the New Millenium in Taguchi Art Collection”, The Museum of Modern Art, Gunma, Japan


“Terra Incognita”, as part of curated by_vienna 2017, Hilger Brotkunsthalle, Vienna, Austria


“Land, Landscape, and Utopia”, ARNDT, Singapore


“Instant Replay: ARNDT Singapore’s Highlights from Southeast Asia”, ARNDT, Singapore


“Lock Route”, Gillman Barracks, Singapore


 


2016


“Ritiro, Kayu, Lucie Fontaine, Rumah Topeng dan Wayang, Bali”, Indonesia & Rumah Doa Bagi Semua Bangsa, Java, Indonesia


“Northern Land, Southern Seas”, Tang Contemporary Art, Bangkok, Thailand


“Odyssey: Navigating Nameless Seas”, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore


“Manifesto, National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia


“Conversation: Endless Acts in Human History”, Entang Wiharso & Sally Smart, National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia


 


2015


“Six Degrees of Separation”, Galeri Canna, Jakarta, Indonesia


“Unveiling Fundamentals in Contemporary Art through Asia”, OHD Museum, Magelang, Indonesia


“Dies Natalis”, Indonesian Institute of the Arts, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


“Open Sea”, Musée d’art contemporain, Lyon, France)


“The Seven Deadly Sins: Lust”, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art (HVCCA), Peekskill, New York, United States


“Love: The First of the Seven Virtues”, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art (HVCCA), Peekskill, New York, United States


“Aku Diponegoro”, National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia


 


2014


“Prospect.3: Notes for Now”, New Orleans Biennale, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States


“Spirits and ritual transformations of modernity in South East Asia”, Kunstverein Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany


“Mooi Indie– Beautiful Indies”, Indonesian Art Now, Samstag Museum of Art, Adelaide, Australia


“Xigue-Xigue”, Marc Straus, New YorkCity, New York United States


“Today and Tomorrow”, Indonesian Contemporary Art, Yallay Gallery, Hong Kong


“Sculpture Triennale 2”, National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia


 


2013


“The Encyclopedic Palace”, 55th Venice Biennale, Indonesian Pavilion, Arsenale, Venice, Italy


“Pressing”, Centro VideoInsight®, Turino, Italy


“Prague Biennale 6”, Prague, Czech Republic


“All You Need Is Love”, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan


“On Deck”, Marc Straus, New York City, New York, United States


“Kindred by Choice I”, ARNDT, Singapore


“Locally Made”, RISD Museum of Art, Providence, Rhode Island, United States


“Souvenir”, Project by Lucie Fontaine, Perrotin Gallery, Paris, France


“Seeing Paintings: Conversations Before the End of History”, Sangkring Art Space, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


 


2012


“2×2”, Eileen S. Kaminsky Family Foundation (ESKFF) at Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, New Jersey, United States


“Estate”, Project by Lucie Fontaine, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York City, New York, United States


“Panorama”, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore


“Migration”, Sidney/Melbourne, Australia, ARNDT, Berlin, Germany


“Insight”, Kunstraum, Vaduz, Lichtenstein


“Contemporary Indonesian Art”, Ben Brown Fine Art, London, England


“Chimera: the collectors show”, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore


 


2011


“Beyond the East”, Indonesian Contemporary Art, Museum of Contemporary Art of Rome (MACRO), Rome, Italy


“Asia: Looking South”, ARNDT, Berlin, Germany


“Closing the Gap”, Melbourne International Fine Art, Melbourne, Australia


“Installation Art: Indonesia”, Monroe – Brown Gallery, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States


“Documenting Now”, APT Gallery, Indonesian Institute of the Arts, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


 


2010


“The Private Museum. The passion for contemporary art in the collections of Bergamo”, Galleria d’ Arte Moderna e Contemporanea (GAMeC), Bergamo, Italy


“And_Writers”, 1st Nanjing Biennale, Jiangsu Provincial Art Museum, Nanjing, China 


“Rainbow Asia”, Hangaram Art Museum of Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, South Korea


“Pleasures of Chaos: Inside New Indonesian Art”, Primo Marella Gallery, Milan, Italy


“Contemporaneity-Indonesian Contemporary Art”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai, China


“Vault Portrait Series”, New Bedford Art Museum, New Bedford, Massachusetts, United States


“The Birth of Colors”, Syang Art Space, Magelang, Indonesia


“Indonesian Art Now – The Strategies of Being”, ArtJog 2010, Taman Budaya Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


“Percakapan Masa”, National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia


“Collectors’ Turn”, Lawangwangi, Bandung, Indonesia


“Crossing and Blurring the Boundaries: Medium in Indonesian Contemporary Art”, National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia


“Sign and After: Contemporary Islamic Art”, Lawangwangi, Bandung, Indonesia


 


2009


“Expanded Painting 3”, Prague Biennale 4, Prague, Czech Republic


“A Transversal Collection: From Duchamp to Nino Calos”, from Cattelan to Entang Wiharso, Arte Contemporanea ALT – Arte Lavoro Territorio, Bergamo, Italy


“Viewing and Viewing Points”, Second Asian Art Biennale, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan


“Common Sense”, National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia


“South East Asia B(l)ooming”, Primo Marella Gallery, Milan, Italy


“Exposign”, JEC, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


“Jogja Jamming”, Jogja Biennale X, Jogja National Museum, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


“Living Legends”, National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia


 


2008


“Highlights from ISI”, Jogja National Museum, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


“Self-Portrait: Famous Living Artists of Indonesia”, Jogja Gallery, Yogyakarta,    Indonesia


“E-motion”, National Gallery of Indonesia and Visual Art Magazine, Jakarta, Indonesia


“Manifesto”, National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia


“The Third Space: Cultural Identity Today”, Mead Art Museum, Amherst, United States


“Grounded in Space”, Eli Marsh Gallery, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States


“A New Force of Southeast Asia”, Edwin Gallery, Asia Art Centre, Beijing, China


 


2007


“Wind from The East, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art”, Helsinki, Finland


“The Big Picture Show”, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore


“The International Print Portfolio: Artists’ Expression of Universal Human Rights”, Michigan State University Museum, East, Lansing, Michigan, United States


“Neo-Nation”, Yogyaqkarta Biennale XI, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


“2nd Open Terra Cotta Biennale”, Dumaguete, Philippines


“Indonesian Contemporary Art Now”, Nadi Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia


“Fetish, Biasa Art Space”, Bali, Indonesia 


“(Un)Real, National Gallery of Indonesia”, Jakarta, Indonesia


 


2006


“Interpreting”, Semar Gallery, Malang, East Java, Indonesia


 


2005


“Actualizing Insight Virtuality”, Indonesian Pavilion, 51st Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy


“Taboo and Transgression”, Herbert F. Johnson Museum, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States


“2nd Beijing Biennale”, Beijing, China


“Jakarta Biennale XIII”, National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia 


“Urban/Culture”, CP Biennale, BI Building, Jakarta, Indonesia


“Discourse: Scope and Space”, Bali Biennale, Bali, Jakarta


“Here and Now”, Yogyakarta Biennale VIII, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


“After the Affair Art Project”, Puri Art Gallery, Malang, Indonesia


“Olympiade”, Nadi Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia


“Still Life”, Raka Gallery, Bali, Indonesia


“Face”, Chouinard Gallery, Hong Kong


“Disini akan Dibangun MALL”, Public Art Project, Bundaran Gajah Mada University (roundabout) and Bentara Budaya Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


“Barcode”, Festival Kesenian Yogyakarta, Taman Budaya Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta,           Indonesia


“Reading the World of Widayat”, Museum H. Widayat, Magelang, Indonesia 


“Wings of Color”, Wings of Words, Kyai Langgeng Art House, Magelang, Indonesia


 


2003


“Contemporary Perspectives: Highlights from the Singapore Art Museum Permanent Collection”, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore


“Passion: Etno-Identity”, traveling exhibition to Capital Library Gallery, Beijing, China; Leu Hai Su Art Museum, Shanghai, China; and Galeri Canna, Jakarta, Indonesia


“Interpellation”, CP Open Biennale, Jakarta, Indonesia


“Five Years of Reform”, Dewan Kesenian Jakarta, Jakarta, Indonesia


“Borobodur Budweiser”, Kyai Langgeng Art House, Magelang, Indonesia


 


2002


“Eye Witness”, Nadi Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia


“Opera”, Kyai Langgeng Art House, Magelang, Indonesia


“Mata Hati Demokrasi”, Taman Budaya Surakarta, Surakarta, Indonesia


“Reading Raden Saleh”, Semarang Gallery, Semarang, Indonesia


 


2001


“Not I. Am I?”, Nadi Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia


“Not Just the Political”, Museum H. Widayat, Magelang, Indonesia


“The Problematic Desire”, Casa de Cantabria, Madrid, Spain


“Modern Art Exhibition from the Archipelago: Works of 90 Artists from 20 Provinces”, National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia


“Reflection of Our Time”, One Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia


 


2000


“Indonesian Contemporary Art: A Cultural Journey”, Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, Russia 


“2nd Abstraction”, Andi Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia


“One Hundred Years of Modern Indonesian Art”, One Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia


Awards

2019   


“The Guggenheim Fellowship”, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, New York City, New York, United States


 


2013  


“Art Sector Culture Award”, Governor of Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


 


1996  


“Top Ten Painters”, Indonesian Art Awards, Philip Morris Group of Companies and Indonesian Fine Art Foundation, Jakarta, Indonesia


Top 36 Indonesian Artists in 1996, Gatra Magazine, Indonesia


 


1995  


“Top 100 Artists”, Indonesian Art Awards, Philip Morris Group of Companies and the Indonesian Fine Art Foundation, Jakarta, Indonesia


“Best Artist Prize”, Sultan’s Palace, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


 


1994  


“Juror’s Award”, 4th Yogyakarta Biennial Exhibition, Purna Budaya Art Center, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


 


1992   


“Best Work”, Annual Indonesian Institute of the Arts’ Anniversary Art Competition, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


“Best Painting”, Indonesian Institute of the Arts, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


 


1988    


“Best Painting”, Indonesian Institute of the Arts, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


“First Prize”, Yogyakarta Calligraphy Painting Competition, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


“Best Still Life Drawing”, Indonesian Institute of the Arts, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


 


1987    


“Best Watercolour Painting”, Indonesian Institute of the Arts, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


Public Collection

Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States


Centro Videoinsight®, Turino, Italy


Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, Maine, United States


Guy & Myriam Ullens Foundation, Switzerland


Indonesian Art Institute, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


Marino and Paola Golinelli, Bologna, Italy


Mariyah Gallery, Dumaguete City, Philippines


Mead Art Museum, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States


MG Arte, Torino, Italy


Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan


Museum of Modern & Contemporary Art in Nusantara (MACAN), Jakarta, Indonesia


National Gallery of Singapore, Singapore


National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia


OHD Museum of Modern & Contemporary Indonesian Art, Magelang, Indonesia


Olbricht Collection, Germany


RISD Museum, Providence, Rhode Island, United States


Rubell Family Collection, Miami, Florida, United States


Rudi Akili Museum, Jakarta, Indonesia


Singapore Art Museum, Singapore


Singapore Management University, Singapore


Taguchi Art Collection, Japan


Taman Budaya Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


Tiroche DeLeon Collection and Art Vantage PCC Limited


United States Embassy, Jakarta, Indonesia


University of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia


Performances

2013    


“Borderless”, Centro Videoinsight®, Turino, Italy


 


2012  


“Being Guest, Estate”, a Project by Lucie Fontaine, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York City, New York, United States


 


2011  


“My Cake is Sweeter than My Neighbor’s Cake”, Documenting Now, APT Gallery, Indonesian Institute of the Arts, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


 


2010    


“Lost and Found”, Ciputra World Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia


“Don’t be Afraid of Your Desire”, Casa Golinelli, Bologna, Italy


 


2009    


“Desire: Eating Identity”, Primo Marella Gallery, Milan, Italy


 


2007    


“Eating Identity”, Mead Art Museum, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States


“I Kill the Sign”, Rumah Seni Yaitu, Semarang, Indonesia


“Your Pleasure is My Pleasure”, Rumah Seni Yaitu, Semarang, Indonesia


“Being Javanese”, Rumah Seni Yaitu, Semarang, Indonesia


 


2006    


“Nude Within”, Gadani, Pakistan


 


2005  


“Behind Space: Forbidden Exotic Country”, 51st Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy


 


2004  


“Behind Space”, Puri Art Gallery, Malang, Indonesia


“7 Senses: Wall of Nations Series”, Festival Kesenian Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


 


2003    


“Buah Kuldi (Kuldi Fruit)”, Vaduz City and Tangente Gallery, Liechstenstein


“Buah Kuldi: Kuldi Fruit Translation”, Warsawa, Sonosewu, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


 


2002    


“Polluted by Norm”, Kyai Langgeng Art House, Magelang, Indonesia


 


2001  


“Kulahirkan untuk tidak menjadi Bebek (I Gave Birth not to be a Follower)”, collaboration with members of Pendopo Theater, “National Gallery of Indonesia”, Jakarta, Indonesia; Bentara “Budaya”, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


“From Watermelon Country”, Pacific Bridge Contemporary Southeast Asian Art, Oakland, California, United States


“About Flag”, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, California, United States


 


1994    


“Conflict”, Dreams and Tragedy, Yogyakarta Art Centre, Yogyakarta, Indonesia