A Great News, 2014
Acrylic on Canvas, 150 x 120 cm
About the artwork
“Urban Dreamtime” tells about the pressures of modern life where young individuals have to move constantly to secure their place in the market economy. This involves high ambitions, to aspire for success and to compete with other also highly qualified, ambitious and motivated players in the field. For example the painting “Great News” shows a group of young people studying the job advertisements in the papers, hoping to reach a good position after having sent their job applications to the company. There is also lightness visible during this endeavor, people seem quite optimistic about reaching what they dream of.
About the artist
Y. Indra Wahyu was born in Lampung, Indonesia on July 12, 1977. He graduated from the Faculty of Fine Art at the Indonesia Institute of Art (ISI) Yogyakarta. Indra has participated in numerous exhibitions in different parts of Indonesia from 1998 to 2011. In 1998 and 1999, Indra won the award for Best Watercolour and Sketch by the Faculty of Fine Art at the Indonesia Institute of Art (ISI) Yogyakarta. He also emerged as the Grand Regional Award winner for the 31st UOB Painting of the Year 2012 in Singapore. The artwork titled "School Hymms" depict a school choir which honoured the role of schools in imparting knowledge and creating a harmonious society.Go to Y Indra Wahyu N's profile ›