Artist : Dede Eri Supria

Dede Eri Supria was born in Jakarta in 1956, he studied painting at Sekolah Seni Rupa Indonesia ( Indonesian Visual Art School ) in Yogyakarta. He is presented in this book, because of his achievement in art and deseves to represent the period of Seni Rupa Baru Indonesia ( Indonesian New Visual Art ). There were many tendencies in this period, and Dede was the artist who created the kinds of art works with photographic realism type containing the social satire through the parody and irony. In the exhibitions of Gerakan Seni Rupa Baru ( Movement of New Visual Art ) his art works had special values, because of the technical quality and strong relevant theme to the current movement of the visual art at the time. Through his photographic realism technique, his art works developed into symbolic elements. He often joint the exhibitions individually and jointly, and the biennale as well as triennal, at the national and international levels.