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2016.04.20 Wed, by Translated by: 王丹艺
Art Stage Jakarta Officially Launches Inaugural Edition

Art Stage Jakarta will launch its inaugural edition from 5 to 7 August 2016 at the Sheraton Grand Jakarta Gandaria City. The first art fair in Indonesia of international format, Art Stage Jakarta will present 50 galleries, juxtaposing the country’s best contemporary art with selections from Southeast Asia, greater Asia, and the West. A premium boutique art fair, Art Stage Jakarta is the sister fair of Southeast Asia’s flagship art event, Art Stage Singapore; it will reflect the vision and dynamism of contemporary Indonesian art and strengthen the local art scene with its international standards and industry expertise through Founder & President, Lorenzo Rudolf, former Director of Art Basel and creator of Art Basel Miami Beach.

As the largest art market in the region, Indonesia’s energy and passion for art has long cemented its position as the heartbeat of Southeast Asia. Being an emerging art destination, Art Stage Jakarta guarantees a confluence of the finest in Indonesian art and society, offering the world a unique window to one of the most vibrant and diverse contemporary art scenes in Asia. Directed by Leo Silitonga, Indonesia’s most experienced art fair organizer, Art Stage Jakarta will be the international platform and meeting point for Southeast Asia’s leading center for art production with its community of prolific artists and strong base of seasoned collectors.Art Stage Jakarta is strongly supported by the nation’s leading artists, top collectors, prominent society figures and opinion leaders.

Art Stage Singapore, Southeast Asia’s international flagship art fair and the anchor event of the Singapore Art Week, will continue to be held in January. The seventh edition of Art Stage Singapore will take place from 12 to 15 January 2017 (Vernissage, 11 January) at the Marina Bay Sands Exhibition and Convention Center.