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FX Harsono a
FX Harsono b
FX Harsono e
FX Harsono f
FX Harsono d
FX Harsono c



Born in1949 Blitar (east Java), Indonesia.



1969-’74 studied painting at STSRI ‘ASRI’, Jogyakarta (Indonesia), 1987-’91 at IKJ (Jakarta Art Institute). 2005 - now, lecturer, the Faculty of Art and Design, Pelita Harapan University, Tangerang (west Java). Lives and works in Jakarta (Indonesia). 


Artist in Residences

2002-2003 The Amsterdam Grafisch Atelier, Amsterdam, Netherland

1992 School of Art, the South Australian University, Adelaide, Australia 

Solo Exhibitions 

2014  Things Happen When We Remember / Kita Ingat Maka Terjadilah, Selasar Sunaryo Art Space, Bandung, Indonesia

2013  “what we have here perceived as truth we shall some day encounter as beauty” Jogja Nasional Museum,


2012  Writing In The Rain, Tyler Rollins, New York, United State of America

2010  FX Harsono: Testimonies, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore

          Re:petisi/posisi, Langgeng Art Foundation, Jogyakarta

2009  The Erased Time, National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta

          Surviving Memories, Vanessa Art Link, Beijing, China

2008  Aftertaste, Koong Gallery, Jakarta

2007  Titik Nyeri/ Point of Pain, Langgeng Icon Gallery, Jakarta 

2004  Mediamor(e)phosa, Puri Galllery, Malang, Indonesia 

2003  Displaced, National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta               

          Displaced, Cemeti Art House, Jogyakarta 

1998  Victim, Cemeti Art Gallery, Jogyakarta 

1996  Suara (Voice), Cemeti Art Gallery, Jogyakarta 

1994  Suara (Voice), National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta. 


Selected Group Exhibition


2015  Tell Me My Truth, group exhibition artists from Australia, Asia and the Pacific at 4A, Sydney, Australia

2014  The Roving Eye, Contemporary Art From Southeast Asia, Arter Space for Art, Istanbul, Turkey           

          Past Traditions / New Voices in Asian Art, Hofstra University Museum, New York, United State of America

          Market Forces 2014, From Conceptualism to Abstraction, Osage Art Foundation & City University of   Hong Kong

2013  Concept Context Contestation, Art and the collective in Southeast Asia, Bangkok Art And Cultural Center, Bangkok, Thailand                  Seeing Painting: Conversations Before The End of History, Sangkring Art Space, Jogyakarta. Indonesia             

          Jogja Biennale XII, Jogja, Jogja Nasional Museum, Jogyakarta. Indonesia               

          Collection: Photography | screenings "Writing in the rain" National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia               

          Sip! Indinesian Art Today, Group show at ARNDT Gallery, Gillman Barracks, Singapore               

          Quota 2013, Langgeng Art Foundation, Jogjakarta. Indonesia

          Outspoken. Group show at Biasa Art Space, Bali, Indonesia            

          One Step Forward, Two Steps Back — Us and Institution, Us as Institution, Times Museum, Guangzhou, China              

          Sip! Indinesian Art Today, Group show at ARNDT Gallery, Berlin. Germany

          Indonesian Painting I, Group show at Equator Art Project, Singapore

2012  Beyond Geography by South

          Asian Visual Art Centre (SAVAC) at Art Toronto, Canada

          What is it to be Chinese? Group exhibition at Grimmuseum, Berlin, Germany

          Encounter, Royal Academy In Asia, group exhibition at Institute Of Contemporary Art, Lasalle, Singapore

          Edge of Elsewhere, group exhibition artists from Australia, Asia and the Pacific at 4A, Sydney, Australia    

          Archive-Reclaim doc, group exhibition at National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta        

          Migration, ARNDT, Sydney Contemporary Indonesia, Ben Brown Fine Arts London, London, UK

2011  Edge of Elsewhere, group exhibition artists from Australia, Asia and the Pacific at 4A, Sydney, Australia              

          Closing The Gap, Melbourne Institute Of Fine Art (MIFA). Melbourne, Australia

          Negotiating Home, History and Nation: Two Decades of Contemporary Art in Southeast Asia,

1991 – 2011 Singapore Art museum, Singapore.

          Beyond The Self, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, Australia

          Asia: Looking South, ARNDT Gallery, Berlin, Germany

          NOW INK: A Call For New Perceptions -  a special project at 5th SH Contemporary, Shanghai Exhibition Center, Shanghai

          4th Moscow Biennale, Moscow Russian

          Beyond The East, Macro, Rome Italy

2010  Contemporaneity/Contemporary Art in Indonesia, Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai

          Recent Art From Indonesia: Contemporary Art-Turn, SBinArtPlus, Singapore

          Pleasures of Chaos, Inside New Indonesian Art, Primo Marella Gallery, Milano, Italy

          Digit(all): Indonesian Contemporary New Media Practices, Umahseni, Jakarta, Indonesia

          Homo Ludens, Emmitan CA Gallery, Surabaya, Indonesia

2009  Beyond The Dutch, Centraal Museum, Utrecht, Nederland.           

          Face Value, Exhibition of 4 artists, Agus Suwage, Budi Kustarto, Astari Rasyid and FX Harsono at SIGIarts, Jakarta, Indonesi                  TechnoSign, Surabaya Art Link, Surabaya, Indonesia

          Milestone, Vanessa Art Link, Jakarta

2008  Highlight, ISI, Jogya National Museum, Jogyakarta

          Art With Accent, Group Exhibition four country China, Japan, Korea and Indonesia, Guang Zhou, China

          ALLEGORICAL BODIES, A-Art contemporary space, Tai Pei City, Taiwan.2008              

          Res Publicum, Canna Gallery, Jakarta

          3rd Nanjing Triennialle, Nanjing, China.

          Manifesto, National Gallery, Jakarta. Indonesia

          Space/spacing, Semarang Gallery, Semarang. Indonesia

2007  Quota 2007, Langgeng- Icon Gallery, Jakarta. Indonesia

          Artchipelago Alert, Tonyraka Contemporary Art Gallery, Ubud Bali. Indonesia

          Imagine Affandi, National Archive Centre, Jakarta, Indonesia, Organize by Semarang Gallery

2006  Out Now, Singapore Art Museum. Singpore

          The Past Forgotten Time, Cemeti Art House, Jogyakarta. Indonesia

          Anti Aging, Gaya Fusion Contemporary Art Space, Ubud Bali. Indonesia

Public Collection


Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Japan

Ullen Foundation Collection

Singapore Art Museum

National Gallery of Singapore, Singapore

Sherman Foundation, Sydney, Australia

National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia

Gallery of Modern Art, Queensland, Australia

OHD Museum, Magelang, Indonesia

Arthub Asia, Far East Far West collection, Shanghai

The National Gallery of Indonesia




2015 Joseph Balestier Award For the Freedom of Art, from U.S. Embassy Singapore – Art Stage Singapore

2014 Prince Clause Fund Laureate award

2014 Anugrah Adhikarya Rupa 2014 Award, from Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy, Indonesia

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