FX Harsono is Indonesia’s leading contemporary painter. His paintings are filled with enchanting beauty, high artistic value and deep philosophy. With experience of more than 30 years spent in the arts world, his name is known not only in the country but also abroad. And for his relentless dedication to the contemporary arts of painting he won the Josep Balestier Award for the Freedom of Art 2015 at Art Stage Singapore in January 2015, beating six other artists from Southeast Asia. He also won an award for his achievement in the world of painting from Tempo magazine in 2013.