Art Stage Jakarta will be launching its inaugural edition from 5 to 7 August 2016 at the Sheraton Grand Jakarta Gandaria City Hotel. The fair will present 50 galleries, bringing together the best of contemporary art from across Indonesia under one roof.

"Indonesia is the heartbeat of Asia, injecting the region with energy, passion and creative vision for art. It is Southeast Asia's leading centre of art production and collecting with its community of prolific artists and strong base of experienced collectors. Art Stage Jakarta will serve as the world's unique window to the richness and diversity of contemporary Indonesian art, ensuring that it will have a strong regional and international presence," says Mr Lorenzo Rudolf, Founder and President, Art Stage Jakarta and Art Stage Singapore.

"Art Stage Jakarta will be Indonesia's premium art fair redefining the local contemporary art scene. We are delighted to facilitate Mr Lorenzo Rudolf who brings to Indonesia his vast international experience and professional expertise in running art fairs. Art Stage Jakarta will bring quality and professionalism to the local industry which will benefit the development of Indonesian galleries, artists and the entire art scene," says Mr Alexander Tedja, Chairman of Gandaria City.

A premium boutique art fair, Art Stage Jakarta, will reflect the dynamism and vision of contemporary Indonesian art. It will be the place to discover bold new works, engage with leading collectors and meet with artists and art professionals from Indonesia and the region. Art Stage Jakarta will be headed by its Fair Director Mr Leo Silitonga.

"Art Stage Jakarta will define Jakarta as the new top art city in Southeast Asia. Fueled by our progressive and vibrant contemporary art scene, we are confident that we will be able to offer visitors to the fair a unique artistic experience topped with our warm Indonesian hospitality," adds Mr Leo Silitonga, Fair Director Art Stage Jakarta.

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 Centre.

Photo Courtesy: Art Stage Singapore

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