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THE ART-COLLECTION OF PRESIDENT SUKARNO

THE ART-COLLECTION OF PRESIDENT SUKARNO
President Sukarno, the first President of the Republic of Indonesia, who proclaimed independence on 17 August 1945, became the first promotor of modern Indonesian Art. He was an art connoisseur and a great lover of art. His collection of paintings and statues, documented in five prestigious books, can be considered as the basis for later developments in the Indonesian art world.

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