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AFFANDI, Kusuma (1907 - 1990), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
AFFANDI, Kusuma (1907 - 1990), Painter

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Indonesian, 20th century, male.

Born 1907, in Cirebon (Java); died 1990.

Painter. Figures, scenes with figures, nudes.

Affandi worked at the Seni Rupa Academy in Yogyakarta. He founded the Association of Artists’ Communities in 1946 and the Association of Artists of the People in 1947. At the beginning of the 1950s, he travelled to India on an Indian government grant; he then visited England, the Netherlands, Belgium,

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