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Affandi Museum

Location: Yogyakarta, Indonesia

March 2013

Standing in hallowed grounds. Affandi is one of the most revered artists in Indonesian history.

Standing on hallowed ground, Affandi’s home-turned-museum. Affandi is one of the most revered artists in Indonesian history.

Affandi's self-portrait cast in bronze.

Affandi’s self-portrait cast in bronze from its original clay form.

Not surprisingly, Affandi's main muse was his wife who was also the subject of a majority of his early works as a struggling artist.

Not surprisingly, Affandi’s main muse was his wife who was also the subject of a majority of his early works as a struggling artist.

To show our appreciation, we left this quick sketch of the famed artist on their guest book. 'Bagus' means 'good' in Indonesian.

To show our appreciation, I did a quick sketch of the famed artist on their guest book. ‘Bagus’ means ‘good’ in Indonesian.

 

To learn more about Affandi’s artistic legacy and how to travel to this great place of inspiration, click THIS.

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