Artist : Sudiardjo

Sudiardjo is one of the member of Persagi who has strong works. He got the education at HIS and worked as the painter who did glass painting, mural, and ceramic at the Biro Arsitek Robert Depper in Batavia in 1930's. In the Persagi exhibition in Bataviasche Kunstkring, this painter got a great attention from the art observers on his work entitled "Bede om Zielenheid" ( Prayer for the Priest ) and "Pelukis dan Kritikus " ( Painter and Critics ). The last painting containts the painter's sinicism toward the critics created caricaturally. In the collection of the Indonesian National gallery, the other works of Sudiardjo also show the sufferings and the social deseases of the lower class people. Such works are for example "Sepatu" ( Shoes ) ( 1951 ) and "Kupu Malam dan Raja Singa" ( Night Butterfly and Lion King ) ( 1963 ).