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Gumam #2: LuruhBy Hedi Soetardja

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US$ 1,650



Acrylic, Acrylic paste on canvas

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Dimensions: 150cm (H) x 150cm (W) x 3cm (D) / 59.1" (H) x 59.1" (W) x 1.2" (D)

Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings.


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Artist Statement

Gumam, which means mumbling, is an act of expressing oneself without the need of being understood clearly by others. It describes Hedi’s artistic process, in which he inscribed the canvas with scribbles made of thick layers of impasto then washed the canvas with transparent layers of paints to blend them together into a unity of visual composition. This painting not only can be seen through its formal qualities but also emit a certain lyrical quality that might evoke different emotions in each viewer.


Artist Profile

Born: 1976
Hometown: Bandung
Based in: Bandung

Hedi Soetardja is a self-taught artist who grew up in Jelekong, a district in the southern outskirt of Bandung, which is renowned as a “painter’s village” since the 1960’s. Although Jelekong is a place with potent artistic tradition, they remain in the outside of Indonesian contemporary artworld with most of …


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