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Entang Wiharso’s metal relief wall sculptures are crafted from aluminum, car paint, pigment, resin, and other materials, offering the Indonesian artist’s surreal narratives. A recent statement says that his work “not only reverence for the folklore and history of his own Javanese culture, but also a strong recognition of the yearning for identity and belonging.”

by Nastia VoynovskayaPosted on

Indonesian artist Entang Wiharso explores the complex social milieu of his home country’s multicultural metropolises in his current solo show at Marc Straus Gallery in Manhattan, which is on view through February 8. “I depict the condition of humans who are often divided by complex, multilayered political, ethnic, racial, and religious systems: they co-exist yet their communication is limited and indirect,” wrote Wiharso about the show.