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Clear as Dishwater is De RigueurBy Hilmy Pratama Soepadmo

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US$ 1,200



Oil Paint, Oil on canvas

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Dimensions: 60cm (H) x 180cm (W) x 5cm (D) / 23.6" (H) x 70.9" (W) x 2" (D)

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


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Please note that this item is unframed and will be shipped rolled

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Artist Statement

I have lived as a youngster among sub-culture society, bounded by its a cultural phenomenon that is called by the name of ‘youth culture’. As a part of that specific society, the ideal and its way of life starts reigning on my perspective and personal point of view of it. I realized that I may not have a single clue on what am I actually doing, and began to follow its “custom” and “norm”, that might falsely be created by customized commodification.
Those logical fallacies of being started to occur in my mind, as I tried to depict it by creating deconstructed and decomposed images of youth culture by using collage/montage technique to create my own, single perspective and point of view of its counterfeit custom. By cutting, separating, composting, and mixing one image with another, I created another explication of what I firmly believed upon the so-called “society”.


Artist Profile

Born: 1993
Hometown: Bandung
Based in: Bandung

Hilmy P. Soepadmo is a 2017 Fine Art Painting graduate from the Institute Technology of Bandung, Indonesia. Working with varied mediums from painting, prints, to Perspex he is working into deconstructing consumerist culture by identifying visual stimulants that drive people’s behavior to act on senseless consumption. This practice is informed …


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